February

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  • Wednesday, Feb. 2
  • 1:00 ET
  • 10:00 PT
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Learning the Law: Employment Law 101 for Managers


In this 75-minute interactive online training, give supervisors a training course that explains:

  • Employment laws that managers MUST know.

    They didn’t understand the law” is no defense in court. It’s your job to teach it.

  • Day-to-day legal decisions.

    From hiring to terminations, managers face employment law risks every day.

  • Good-faith defense for lawsuits.

    If your company gets sued, proving managers received this training will help prevent liability.

The most effective way to develop managers capable of legal obligations for 2022

Do your managers know what can legally be said to employees about COVID vaccines, tests, and privacy? Do they know which job interview questions are illegal? Do they know how to respond to employees’ requests for leave? 

If not, their lack of basic employment law knowledge is putting your organization (and your HR reputation) at risk. On February 2, gather your management team for this ideal beginning-of-the-year training on employment laws that every manager should know.  

Learning the Law is the perfect way to help supervisors understand how their actions can inadvertently be supporting lawsuits against your organization, and possibly against the supervisors themselves. 

Bonus: If your organization gets sued, the court will investigate to see if you’ve ever trained managers on their legal responsibilities. This simple 75-minute training is proof to the court that HR has done its part.

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Agenda for Learning the Law

  • Employment law 101. We’ll review the top 10 decisive laws and how managers can stay in compliance.
  • Timely new requirements. From COVID safety and vaccines to diversity and social media.
  • Hiring and firing. Learn the legal way to conduct these two most legally-risky areas for managers.
  • Performance reviews and communications. From casual conversations to reviewing documentation, learn what to say and NEVER say.
  • Personal liability. Yes, managers can get sued personally. Review how to avoid this worst-case scenario.
  • Manage difficult situations. From accommodation requests to long-term leave, learn how managers should react to these legal curveballs.
  • Handling "invisible" workers. Remote employees carry a whole new set of legal risks for managers.

Interactive Q&A time included

Employment law is confusing. Get your personal questions answered by Anniken during our dedicated, live Q&A time.

Anniken Davenport is a noted employment law attorney and the editor of the HR Specialist: Employment Law newsletter series. She has authored several books, including Bullet-Proof Your Employee Handbook and Overtime & Other Tricky Pay Issues, published by HR Specialist. She is a co-author of the upcoming Labor & Employment Law for the 21st Century by Prentice Hall. Anniken has served as a professor at Penn State University, where she taught business law and HR management, and she directed the Legal Studies Program at Wilson College. Her legal career includes representing government units in discrimination and other employment law cases and representing school districts in labor negotiations.

Anniken Davenport
Anniken Davenport Attorney and author
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