Employment Documentation in California: Avoid Costly Mistakes with Defensible Drafting Strategies
|Date / Time:
What's one of HR's secret weapons for defending discrimination or retaliation charges? The answer is well-written, objective HR documentation that accurately and succinctly chronicles the employee's performance, conduct, or attendance issues. Just ask any labor and employment attorney, and they'll tell you that one of the keys to being able to defend litigation in California rests in sound HR documentation practices. Discrimination charges are on the rise, according to recent EEOC stats. The DOL is cracking down on wage and hour violations, and auditors with ICE are singling out businesses and poring over I-9s and other employment records, looking for mistakes in documentation.
Consider this example: The town of Elkton, Maryland, will pay $235,000 to settle an age discrimination case in which the EEOC concluded that "a loyal and successful" employee was fired because of his age.
This case clearly illustrates that arbitrary decisions to terminate or take adverse employment actions against protected class members will be closely scrutinized - and if you don't have evidence to back up your decision, you could face similar penalties. Learn the latest documentation strategies and techniques so you can stay informed and in compliance.
Participate in this interactive webinar, and you'll learn:
- The key components that all good progressive-discipline documents, including warnings, disciplinary notices, or termination letters, share
- The practices you should put in place so your employment documentation is consistent and fair
- How to accurately convey employment objectives, expectations, and policy violations, as well as the consequences of not improving on performance issues
- Language to use so employees are being held accountable for improving their own performance or conduct
- How to document attendance issues following the expiration of workers' protected leave under California federal leave laws
- How to handle a situation where there may be a medical or psychological reason behind a worker's performance or conduct-related issues so you don't violate the ADA or FEHA
- Examples of how poor documentation practices could come back to bite your organization
- And much more!
In just 90 minutes, you'll learn how to draft legally defensible employment documents to help protect you against lawsuits. Register now for this timely event risk-free.
About your presenter:
Attorney Dan Ko Obuhanych is with the Mountain View, California, office of law firm Fenwick &West LLP. His litigation practice focuses on labor and employment law, litigating wage and hour suits, unfair labor practice claims, discrimination/retaliation lawsuits, grievance/arbitration matters, and EEOC/DFEH charges.
Cannot Attend The Live Presentation?
This presentation is also available in a recorded format, in CD version, as shown in the pricing options below.
|About Webcasts / Audio Conferences / Podcasts:|
Webcasts, audio conferences, and podcasts are presentations that you
attend via the Internet, phone, or mobile device at a specified date and time for "live" versions, or at your convenience for "recorded" and "On-Demand" versions.
versions are interactive, meaning that participants can ask questions in real time, plus are a very cost-effective form of training because 1) you receive fast, convenient learning without
any out-of-office time; 2) you can invite as many colleagues as you'd like to listen in on a single phone line; 3) you incur no travel expenses; and 4) you and your colleagues are back
at work immediately after the session ends!
And though with recorded versions you do lose the ability to ask questions, you gain the ability to hear the presentation numerous
times and to share it with others in your office.
Handout materials and the phone number for live presentations are made available to you prior to the event via email from the
presenter and from the "MyAccount" link on the menu bar. Copies of the presentations are included with recorded versions.
|Licenses / Designations / Educational Credits:||PHR / SPHR Re-Certification Credits|
All US States: 1.5
|About The Provider:
||BLR® is the leader in helping organizations, and their employees, reduce safety, environmental and employment compliance-related legal exposure, stay on the right side of law, and achieve their full potential. We offer best-in-class compliance product and services that includes news, information & analysis, best practice guidance, employee training and turn-key tools delivered in a wide range of formats from online applications, live events and websites to books, CD's, Video, Posters and newsletters geared to all sized organizations and industries.
||Contact Us For More Information
||Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
|Keywords For This Course:|
HR documentation in California, Employee documentation
The 7 Traits Of A Successful HR Manager
Disability Discrimination And The Interactive Process
Certificate Program For HR Generalists
How To Keep HR From Being The Employee Complaint Department
HR′s Strategic Role In Team Building
21 Tips For Managing Employees Who Work Remotely
Multi-State Payroll Tax Compliance
HR For Beginners
Inclement Weather Pay Policies
Is It FMLA Or The “Friday-Monday Leave Act”? How To Identify And Investigate Employees Who Are Gaming The System
Internal Investigations Certificate Program
Certificate Program In FMLA &ADA Compliance
Curbing Unauthorized Overtime
Retirement Plan Training Courses
Best Practices For Employee Giving Programs
Fundamentals Of An Employee Recognition Program