Employment Law

Employment Law

Helpful articles and information on employment law topics such as harassment, ethics, ADA, discrimination and many other important workplace topics.
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A Manager’s Top Priorities for Fighting Harassment
A Manager’s Top Priorities for Fighting Harassment
Category: Harassment
Posted: 04-02-2013 09:08 PM
Views: 7644
Synopsis: One of the most crucial jobs every manager has is to prevent harassment in the workplace. The morale, efficiency and survival of your workplace depend on it.
Business Ethics Training - Confidentiality
Business Ethics Training - Confidentiality
Category: Ethics
Posted: 01-29-2013 10:08 PM
Views: 10185
Synopsis: One of the most important aspects of business ethics training is confidentiality. The handling of confidential customer, patient or employee information and insider trading are two of the most crucial subjects within confidentiality to train your employees on.
Workplace Ethics Training - Anti-Trust Law
Workplace Ethics Training - Anti-Trust Law
Category: Ethics
Posted: 01-26-2013 10:09 PM
Views: 3813
Synopsis: One of the most common legal and ethical violations in the workplace is the breaking of anti-trust law. Making sure that your employees are fully trained on this crucial workplace topic should be a priority in every workplace.
Workplace Ethics Training - Deception
Workplace Ethics Training - Deception
Category: Ethics
Posted: 01-25-2013 10:09 PM
Views: 3980
Synopsis: Deception is one of the most important workplace ethics training topics. Deception includes a number behaviors that are perpetrated to improve the position of an individual employee or for the organization as a whole. The following are the most common types of deception in the workplace.
Employee Ethics Training - Theft
Employee Ethics Training - Theft
Category: Ethics
Posted: 01-21-2013 10:09 PM
Views: 14144
Synopsis: Employee theft results in billions of dollars in lost revenue in the workplace every year. Theft prevention is a critical part of any workplace ethics training program.
Understanding The A.D.A. Amendments Act
Understanding The A.D.A. Amendments Act
Category: Employment Law
Posted: 09-03-2012 09:09 PM
Views: 3400
Synopsis:

In 2008, the American's with Disability Amendments Act or ADAA was signed into law expanding the ADA.  Over the years the courts had narrowed the view of what is considered a disability in the workplace.  The ADAA was signed into law to clarify the original intent of the law and broaden the definition of disability.  Now, many more people are covered.  This can cause confusion among managers in many organizations.  Making sure your managers are given ADA Training is the most important first step to insure you are in compliance.

Following the Law: The Family Medical Leave Act
Following the Law: The Family Medical Leave Act
Category: Employment Law
Posted: 09-02-2012 09:14 PM
Views: 3458
Synopsis:

The FMLA or Family Medical Leave Act was made law in 1993 and provides for unpaid leave for specific family and medical reasons.  The act was passed to give workers a chance to take leave from their employment for pressing family concerns without the fear of losing their job or benefits.   All organizations with 50 or more employees who work 20 or more weeks a year are required to adhere to the FMLA.   The FMLA is a critical part of employment law training.

10 Ways Managers Get into Legal Trouble
10 Ways Managers Get into Legal Trouble
Category: Employment Law
Posted: 08-29-2012 09:14 PM
Views: 9138
Synopsis:

Being a manager means traversing a legal minefield on a daily basis.  There are a myriad of ways managers can get tripped up and find themselves in court - or worse - arrested or fired.  The best way to prepare your managers is to provide them with employment law training.  The following are 10 of the most common ways a manager can make legal mistakes on the job.

Sexual Harassment Rears its Ugly Head - New Claims against US Immigration Boss
Sexual Harassment Rears its Ugly Head - New Claims against US Immigration Boss
Category: Harassment
Posted: 08-25-2012 09:15 PM
Views: 2768
Synopsis:

Sexual harassment has once again reared its ugly head in the workplace.  Just today, it has been reported that three subordinate employees have accused a high level political appointee to the U.S. Immigrations and customs enforcement administration of sexual harassment.   This particular case raises an aspect of sexual harassment that is usually overlooked when we think of a perpetrator of harassment - the accused party is a woman and the three subordinate employees are male.

 HIPAA Privacy Compliance Training
HIPAA Privacy Compliance Training
Category: Employment Law
Posted: 08-20-2012 09:40 PM
Views: 3013
Synopsis:

HIPAA privacy protection is federal law and sets limits on who can look at our private electronic, oral and written health information.  The security component requires health organizations to protect patient electronic information with a tight level of security.  It is critical that all employees who work with patient records understand HIPAA and how to handle and secure patient medical data.  Comprehensive HIPAA privacy training is required by the law.


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