Your HR Documents on Trial

Your HR Documents on Trial:
A 2022 Compliance Check-Up

Documentation is a core HR responsibility—here’s how to master it.

At some point, your personnel documents will likely become evidence in an employee’s lawsuit—either favorably or unfavorably. How confident are you in your compliance?

From FMLA certification to job descriptions to performance write-ups, one documentation mistake can lead to a messy, expensive court battle. Plus, the explosion of remote work and new COVID and vaccine obligations has added an extra layer of recordkeeping complexity.

Don't leave your compliance to chance. Discover the legally airtight steps you must take for your HR document obligations to comply with all federal and state employment laws and to keep your HR operations running smoothly.

This fast-paced workshop from a pair of experts will examine the best practices, newest trends and common errors that you need to understand to manage both your paper and digital HR documents.

Agenda for Your HR Documents on Trial:

  • Which documents matter most? Discover the documents that are most frequently used as trial exhibits
  • 6 “musts.” Essential steps to creating good documentation
  • Application forms. What your applications should ALWAYS and NEVER ask
  • Offer letters. The specific phrases to include in offer letters to protect your company
  • Job description. What each job description must include, and how to revise them now
  • Arbitration agreements. Changes needed to your arbitration agreement based on the new federal harassment law, and recent court cases
  • Job performance. How to document employee performance to win in court
  • Performance improvement plans. Wording to include and avoid in every PIP
  • Electronic documents. Special steps to take with your digital HR documents
  • Retention and destruction. You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em and when to trash them
  • Documentation mistakes. 5 most common documentation mistakes and solutions

During this 75-minute training, you will learn:


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Your Presenters:

Richard Brann

Richard Brann is former chair of the labor and employment law practice at Baker Botts LLP in Houston, where he specialized in representing management in all aspects of labor and employment law. Mr. Brann is the past chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Houston Bar Association and is a fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones is a partner with Cades Schutte in Honolulu, where she represents employers in state and federal courts, in arbitrations and in administrative proceedings before the EEOC and the Department of Labor. She has successfully defended employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and whistleblowing. Prior to her legal career, Amanda was a news reporter and anchor for an ABC affiliate in Mississippi.

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