5 Employment Law Essentials Improve how your company’s managers execute their most important responsibilities. Discrimination, Retaliation, and Harassment: What supervisors absolutely have to do, and what they never should forget Hiring: Legal pitfalls to avoid Performance Reviews, Progressive Discipline, and Documentation: Keys to these vital yet unpopular tasks Firing: Best practices for cutting ties Fairness: How respect earns respect and creates a positive working environment New! eNgagiNg aNd MeMorable eMployMeNt law traiNiNg puts CritiCal issues First aNd ForeMost The Fast And Easy Way To Super Supervisors: • Reviewing full time period of employee work, not just most recent month Deliver Essential Training 5 Employment Law • Why letting a poor employee “hang around” can be so deadly Essentials Contents • Timely discipline key to derailing lawsuits • Laying out expectations during InTroDuCTIon orientation T RY • Special advice for new supervisors R I S K- F R E E • Why supervisors are on the frontline of facing problem employees who’ve never F O R 30 D A employment law defense been negatively reviewed YS • Good management practices vs. the • Documentation expectations at the “don’ts” EEOC and with juries First Essential: Discrimination, • Dangers of recreating or altering Harassment and retaliation documentation Leading employment law attorney John Phillips has • Risks of excessive documentation distilled and compressed some of his most popular • The six protected classes under federal law and additional state-mandated Fourth Essential: Firing and effective training presentations into a seamless protected classes 36-minute DVD-based discussion every manager • Why terminations are the largest source • Impact of an employee’s protected class of employment lawsuits should see, Super Supervisors: 5 Employment status on supervisor decision-making • The role of hiring, documentation, and Law Essentials. • Unintentional discrimination, when discipline in termination decisions perception trumps reality • Risks of on-the-spot terminations • “September 11th” and religious • Suspension vs. termination This clear, compelling and concise video is perfect discrimination for your organization’s supervisors. 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He explains not only key laws but • Interviewing essentials, including note • Giving reasons for termination the reasons behind the laws, so they understand the taking tactics for avoiding discrimination • Organization, confidence, courtesy potential impact of their actions. claims • Illegal statements in conference • Committing sufficient time to hiring • Things that embarrass and eliciting important information from • Documentation candidates Super Supervisors: 5 Employment Law • Dangers of over promising and Fifth Essential: Fairness Essentials features: overselling a position • Perceived unfairness leading to • Candid straight talk from an attorney who discrimination claims regularly counsels some of the nation’s Third Essential: Performance reviews, Progressive Discipline, • Two major legal concerns: union largest employers organization and litigation and Documentation • Fast-paced explanation of key concepts • Jury consideration of fairness with a focus on the real-world impact • Right and wrong ways to review • Applying the “golden rule” • Revealing anecdotes and true-life examples employee performance • Focus on job performance • Reviews used as evidence against • Dangers of yelling and berating that keep the presentation rooted in reality employees employer • Powerful emphasis on the critical details that • Leadership essentials: giving other are vital to leading a successful work team people power to do their jobs • High-quality production values including lighting, sound, direction and photography We make ORDeRING easy! 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