Human Resources and the Law (CO111)
This comprehensive highly interactive workshop provides an understanding of best practices for preventing, identifying and managing employee related issues that have potential legal concerns. It will include knowledge of:
- The laws that obligate employers
- Recent legislation and court cases defining employer-employee rights and obligations
- Practical implications of the laws in day-to-day human resources operations
- EEO: Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
- FLSA: Fair Labor Standards Act
- OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Act
- ERISA: Employee Retirement Income Security Act
- FMLA: Family and Medical Leave Act
- NLRA: National Labor Relations Act
- WARN: Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
- COBRA: Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
- HIPAA: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
- SOX: Sarbanes-Oxley Act
- Employment at will/wrongful discharge
- Privacy issues and management rights in the workplace
- State and local legislation and court action
A CD-ROM containing comprehensive legal summaries prepared by renowned labor and employment lawyers.
Who Will Benefit
HR managers and professionals in federal and state laws, regulations, and court cases affecting the workplace
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Susan Gross Sholinsky
Robert J Nobile
Susan W. Brecher
Susan W. Brecher, Esq., Director of Employee Relations, Legal, EEO and Diversity Programs in Human Capital Development at Cornell University, ILR. She currently manages learning services in Legal, Employee Relations, and EEO, including developing, designing and facilitating programs. In addition, Ms. Brecher partners with private, public, and non-profit organizations on customized training programs. During her tenure at Cornell, Ms. Brecher served as a Director of Statewide Management Programs as well as oversight of all aspects of the EEO, Labor Relations, Human Resources, Management Development and Online Learning programs. Ms. Brecher teaches in a graduate level Human Resources Program and advises, consults, coaches, handles all aspects of employment law, employee relations, internal investigations, dispute resolution issues and mediates, facilitates and conducts fact-findings. She worked at the law firm Skadden, Arps, ABC and NBC and holds a B.A. summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Union College and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University, where she was on the Law Review.