Handle Or Hand Off? Helping Supervisors And HR Work Together To Avoid Legal Headaches
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The supervisors on your staff should have a decent working knowledge of human resources best practices - what they can do, what they can't do, and what they should and shouldn't say. But there's a fine line between knowing enough and knowing just enough to be dangerous.
When supervisors "play HR," they can leave companies vulnerable to embarrassing and costly legal action. This is particularly true when garden-variety issues escalate into more complex territory, especially in California, where the rules are particularly complicated and employee-friendly.
No matter how knowledgeable your supervisors may be, there's always a time when HR should be brought in. The key is knowing when.
Participate in this interactive webinar, and you'll learn:
- An overview of how human resources and supervisors can best work together in a way that is collaborative and constructive
- Red flags that indicate HR backup is needed
- Techniques to help you better communicate with supervisors before everyone finds themselves in the middle of something complicated and legally risky
- Why ongoing conversations with supervisors are more effective than mandates
- How to get beyond easily buried "dos" and "don'ts" lists and work effectively with your supervisors on management, leaves, discipline, and other important matters
- How to ensure managers and HR alike know how to conduct effective, legally sound interviews
- What your supervisors can and can't restrict when it comes to their employees discussing pay
- Nonthreatening ways to teach your supervisors what they know and don't know so they can accurately assess when HR should be called in
- The hot-button situations in which HR should be called in immediately, no questions asked, before any action is taken
- And much more!
Attorney Mark I. Schickman received his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate degrees from Columbia University, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and the recipient of Columbia's Whitney North Seymour Medal for Distinguished Trial Advocacy. He has held numerous elected bar positions, including service as President of the Bar Association of San Francisco, and Governor of the State Bar of California. He is the immediate past chair of California's Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission. For the past 30 years, he has concentrated on employment and labor law, litigating every type of employment matter and providing advice in avoiding liability for discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, union related charges and all other aspects of the employment relationship.
In just 90 minutes, you'll learn how to forge an effective relationship between HR and supervisors that helps protect your company from lawsuits. Register now for this informative event for California HR professionals.
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Human resources, HR, California, Employment law, Supervisors, Management, Fair Pay, Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, Hiring, Firing, Recruitment, Protected class. Protected activity
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