In my 30-plus years as an employment lawyer, I can tell you that managers get companies sued. Not only are these lawsuits expensive, they cause brand damage to the company and damage to your career. A company’s culture starts at the top. Complying with the law is the ground floor to building a great culture—and avoiding lawsuits and lawyers in the process.
- In my 30 plus years as an employment lawyer,…I can tell you this:…managers can get their organization and themselves…fined, penalized, and sued.…Not only are these lawsuits expensive,…but you also get the pleasure of working with lawyers.…In addition, they cost brand damage to the company…and damage to your career.…By now you should have a high level of understanding…of the basic employment laws that all HR professionals…and managers should know.…
To conclude,…here are four of the essential steps you should take now.…Make sure you review your company's policies and procedures,…include the employee handbook.…Make sure to timely document poor performance.…Make sure the personnel files are properly managed…and have all legally required documents in them.…And know what resources the company has available…to help manage compliance concerns.…
If you have questions…about any topics discussed in this course,…do not hesitate to reach out to me on LinkedIn.…If I can't answer your question,…I will be sure to find somebody who can.…
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- How job descriptions matter when it comes to the law
- Offer letters, contracts, and agreements
- Questions you can't ask job applicants
- Test and assessment instruments
- Managing employee leave
- Harassment and discrimination laws
- Handling bullies in the workplace
- Employee discipline