Employment Law Basics for Managers
and supervisors are directly responsible for the communications of
many employee policies, but are rarely given any background information
on the laws governing the workplace. This module provides insight
on the various federal laws that impact management, including:
- Discrimination Laws
- Wage and Hour Regulations
- Family Leave
- Workers' Compensation
- Workplace Safety Regulations
- Hiring, Performance Management and Firing
This module is designed for managers and supervisors who need to
understand the legal implications of managing employees and the
organization's policies to uphold those laws.
FORMAT AND LENGTH
This module can be presented in two to four hours, depending on
participants' skill level and teaching objectives. The module includes:
- Break out groups to solve team
- Discussion on techniques for team
- Exercises and presentations
- Practice sessions and role plays
The participant's workbooks contain reference text
and exercises, are bound and three hole punched. The module is divided
into three sections, one for each phase of training: the Pre-Workshop
Assignment, the Workshop Material, and the Post-Workshop Action Items.
Participant's workbooks can be used for classroom instruction or on
a self-paced basis.
The leader's guide contains the same material as
the participant's workbook, with the addition of a section of introductory
notes, answers to exercises and explanatory margin notes. The leader's
notes contain tips and techniques on setting up and administering
the session, checklists, and other teaching aids. Other beneficial
- A listing of suggested videos
which complement the material.
- Notes which highlight key points,
provide tips for training, and detail competencies to be gained.
- Margin Notes on the workshop
materials which guide the leader through the material and indicate
when to ask questions, encourage discussion, use flip charts,
break into groups, and refer to specific material.
OBJECTIVES OF THE MODULE
By the end of this module, the participants
will be able to:
federal and state prohibitions against discrimination.
- Understand the requirements
of wage and hour laws.
- Recognize the legal implications
of hiring, promotion and disciplinary procedures.
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