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Employment Law Course

at American Management Association

Gain confidence and expertise in dealing with complex employment law and employee relations issues in this interactive case-study-centered seminar at the American Management Association. Learn how to implement legally defensible best practices, avoid costly litigation, and protect your organization from ill-advised employment decisions. Perfect for HR professionals and corporate attorneys.

Course Details
Price $2,595
Start Date

Thu, Mar 14, 9:00am - Mar 15, 4:30pm Eastern Time ( 2 sessions )
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Location Live, interactive online classroom
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Class Level All levels
Age Requirements 21 and older
Average Class Size 10
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To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements
  • Windows 7+ (Microsoft Edge, Latest Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome)
  • Apple Mac OS 10.9+ (*Latest Firefox, Safari, or Chrome)
  • Ubuntu Linux (Firefox only)
  • Android 4.x (Chrome Browser Only)
  • Apple iOs (*Latest version, Safari Browser Only)
* Official support for the "latest" version of a newly released browser, among those noted above, will be added within 8 weeks of public release. Until then, the previous version will continue to be supported instead.

If you are using an unsupported version of a Windows, Mac, or Linux operating system, you may experience difficulty in viewing and/or listening to the event.

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The audio portion of this AMA web event will be delivered directly through your computer’s speakers or attached headphones. To fully participate in this electronic, interactive, live session, please test your system and review the requirements (or ask your IT department) before the program begins.

Additional Requirements: 
  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees 
  • In order to access the event, your computer must have cookies and JavaScript enabled. If your operating system currently does not have cookies or JavaScript enabled, contact your network administrator. 
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program. 
Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!
Class Delivery AMA's Live Online Seminars are live, interactive, instructor-led courses that are completely user-friendly and accessible from your office or home PC. They’re the perfect time-saving alternative when you want training but can’t get away from the office.

You'll be able to speak to and/or electronically communicate with the instructor's and other attendees. You can also share files, view the instructors desktop, ask questions, tell the instructor to speak louder, softer, slow down, etc. (through simple icons). You'll see what your instructor is writing, view and hear questions and comments from other attendees, and be able to work in subgroups.  A headset is required for optimal communication throughout the Live Online Seminar.

A member of AMA's expert faculty of business professionals will lead your seminar. Beyond our course leaders’ experience in business training, they are specially trained to present AMA's high-quality content in an engaging, live online format.

We want you to feel completely comfortable and ready to go, so we’ll email you before your scheduled seminar and give you all the information you need about the simple set-up process.     
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Class Description

Description

What you'll learn in this general management training:

Employment Law Course: Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls of EEO, FMLA and ADA

Learn how to implement and apply legally defensible best practices in your organization. This two-day, interactive, case-study-centered seminar helps you gain confidence and expertise in dealing with complex employment law and employee relations issues. 

You'll gain a comprehensive overview of employee discrimination/EEO, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Who Should Attend

HR managers and professionals as well as corporate attorneys.

What You Will Cover

  • Title VII: major provisions...who is covered...the role of the EEOC...the BFOQ concept...types of discrimination...what Title VII does not cover
  • Wrongful termination and at-will employment: definitions...contracts...public policy...negotiated resignations and discharge for cause
  • Americans with Disabilities Act: defining "disability" pre- and post-employment inquiries...reasonable accommodations...disability and benefits
  • Family Medical Leave Act: major provisions...employee eligibility...FMLA leave and benefits...litigation

How You Will Benefit

  • Avoid costly litigation and outrageous judgments/settlements
  • Recruit, hire, discipline and terminate employees in a legal manner
  • Confidently deal with complex employment law and employee relations issues
  • Develop HR policies and procedures that comply with employment law and do not violate federal statutes
  • Know what constitutes "reasonable accommodations" and how to implement them without creating unique hardship
  • Protect yourself and your organization from the damaging effects of ill-advised employment decisions
  • Identify resources to review court rulings in the jurisdiction where your organization operates

Reviews:

★★★★★
"Very informative"
Very informative. Great instructor.

Amanda H.
3/21/2021


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place, or cancel for a 5% fee up to 23 days prior to your program.

If you provide AMA with less than 23 days’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.

Programs included in AMA On Demand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can.

Please email us at [email protected]

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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