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Human Resource Essentials – HR Compliance Certification Program (COM)

Human Resource Essentials – HR Compliance Certification Program (COM)
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If you are looking for answer of these questions, you would certainly benefit by attending this seminar:
Do you know what you are expected to do to maintain compliance with all the employment laws such as FMLA, ADA, PDA, USERRA, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, FLSA, EPA, ADEA, IRCA, NLRA, DFWA, GINA?
How to deal with cases of sexual harassment, discrimination, FMLA requests, ADA and Religious accommodation requests?
Are you familiar with the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act?
With the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, do you know who Peggy Young is?
Do you know for how long do you retain I-9 forms for inactive employees?
For how long you retain personnel records after employees leave the company?
What steps to take during an employee’s termination process to avoid a wrongful discharge lawsuit?
How to properly handle suicidal comments in the workplace?
How do you address hygiene issues with employees?
How to manage an inclusive workplace with employees with physical and cognitive disabilities?
What about how to maintain an engaged team, how to reduce turnover to retain talent, how to conduct thorough investigations?
I think I am not even half way with the list that HR Professionals are expected to do. Don’t you worry. You have found the right Certificate Program that will provide with all the tools necessary to be the best HR Professional one can be!

Learning Objectives:
Learn what HR's role is today
Learn the "Alphabet Soup" of Compliance (Employment Laws)
Understand the FMLA Process from A-Z
Learn about The Americans with Disability Act compliance, the interactive process and reasonable accommodation
Learn how to manage an inclusive workplace with individuals with different physical and cognitive disabilities
Learn the legal way to confront an employee you suspect is abusing drugs, alcohol or other substances.
Learn about Religious reasonable accommodations
Learn about compliance with the recruiting process
Understand compliance obligations under IRCA
Understand the differences between exempt vs. non-exempt classifications.
Learn about Break Time for Nursing Mothers.
Learn how to avoid being personally liable for unlawful work practice
Learn how to avoid age discrimination charges or claims when managing older workers.
Understand what exactly wage discrimination means
Learn about the Lilly Ledbetter Law
Learn about Pregnancy Discrimination, Hiring, Reasonable Accommodation and working conditions
Understand compliance obligations under the NLRA
Learn about Social Media Employment Policies and the NLRA's opinion
Learn about Employer's obligations with Employee Relations complaints/investigations
Planning your career's next steps in HR

Areas Covered:
The HR Profession today
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1991
Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA)
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
Equal Pay Act (EPA)
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)
Peggy Young vs UPS
National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
Consolidated Omnibus Benefits Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA)
Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)
Drug-Free Workplace Act (DFWA)
Recruiting, Interviewing and Hiring
Employee Relations/ Handling Special Issues and Situations
Investigations/Confidentiality
Employee Turnover
Employee Engagement
Records Retention
Your Next Steps in HR

Who will Benefit:
HR Manager
HR Generalist
HR Specialist
HR Assistants
Attorneys
Managers
Supervisors
Executives
Employee Relations Persons
Consultants
Small Business Owners

Day 01(8:30 AM – 4:30 PM)
08.30 AM – 09.00 AM: Registration
8:30 – 9:00 Meet & Greet
9:00 – 9:15 HR yesterday and today
HR throughout the years
HR as an Strategic Business Partner
9:15 – 10:00 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Prohibitions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Recruiting, Hiring and Advancement
Quid pro quo vs. Hostile work environment Harassment
Religious Accommodations
1991 Amendment
10:00 – 11:00 Employment Laws/Compliance
Equal Pay Act (EPA)
Exceptions to Equal Pay Act
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA)
Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
11:00 – 12:00 Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)
Fundamental PDA Requirements
Extent of PDA coverage
Medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth
Reasonable accommodations
Peggy Young vs UPS
Unlawful discharge during pregnancy or parental leave
States with greater PDA obligations
11:00 – 12:00 Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)
Fundamental PDA Requirements
Extent of PDA coverage
Medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth
Reasonable accommodations
Peggy Young vs UPS
Unlawful discharge during pregnancy or parental leave
States with greater PDA obligations
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 3:30 The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Compliance obligations under ADA
Definition of Disability
ADA vs. ADAAA
Most common disabilities
Drugs and alcohol under ADA
Undue Hardship defense
Direct threat defense
Reasonable Accommodation Process
3:30 – 4:30 Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
Reasons for GINA
Definition of Genetic Information
Prohibitions under GINA
Tests not considered genetic tests
Exceptions to the acquisition of Genetic Information
GINA’s rules on Confidentiality
GINA and EEO charges
Day 02(8:30 AM – 4:30 PM)
8:30 – 9:00 Greet, review previous day’s topics/answer questions
9:00 – 11:30 Family Medical Leave (FMLA)
Employer/Employee Eligibility
FMLA qualifying events
Continuous/Intermittent/Reduced schedule
Who is a family member under FMLA
Serious Health Conditions
Protections under FMLA
Equivalent Position
Timing Requirements
Requesting Re-certifications
Tracking FMLA
11:30 – 12:00 More Employment Laws/Compliance
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
Consolidated Omnibus Benefits Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 Recruiting, Interviewing and Hiring
Interviewing Do’s and Don’ts
Background checks
Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)
Orientation/Onboarding Process
2:00 – 3:00 Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA)
History on FLSA
Employer’s obligations under FLSA
“White Collar” Exemptions
Break time for nursing mothers
Payroll Safe Harbor Policy
3:00 – 4:00 Employee Relations
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
Employee Drama vs Policy Violations
Drug Free Workplace Act (DFWA)
Investigations
Employee Turnover
Employee Engagement
4:00 – 4:15 Your Next Steps in HR
4:15 – 4:30 Graduation: Certificates and Pictures

Elga Lejarza

Elga Lejarza
SPHR, SHRM-SCP, President Lejarza HR Consulting
Elga Lejarza is founder and president of Lejarza HR Consulting LLC. She has 20+ years' experience in the field of Human Resources Management and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources SPHR, SHRM-SCP. Lejarza HR Consulting provides Recruitment, Training and Consulting services to small to medium sized businesses in all the states and in Puerto Rico. All services provided by Lejarza HR Consulting are also provided in both languages, English and Spanish and can be customized to fit each individual organization.
Ms. Lejarza also works a Human Resources Generalist for Walgreens Distribution Center in Williamston South Carolina. She is a business partner/faculty member of HRCertification.com, Complianceonline.com and ComplianceWorld.com. Ms. Lejarza is a member of the National Society for Human Resources Management, the Greenville Society of Human Resources Management, the Anderson Society of Human Resources Management and the Greenville American Payroll Association.

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