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Employment Law and Investigations: The Law of Equal Employment Opportunity

Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 9:00am to 12:30pm

Virtual Event

Understanding the impact and importance of EEO laws in the context of your daily work is critical to your success.

In this course, you will discuss EEO/affirmative action laws and obligations of employers; recent legislation and court decisions; guidelines; compliance agencies' interpretations; and the impact of EEO laws on an organization's policies, procedures, and day-to-day operations. Online networking opportunities will be available.

Key Course Takeaways

  • Examine the scope of employment laws that impact organizations, including strategies and preventive actions related to legal issues and policies
  • Identify questions to ask about potential legal issues and their relationships to policies
  • Discuss the impact of recent legislation and court cases defining employer-employee rights and obligations
  • Discuss case scenarios with practical implications of the laws in day-to-day HR operations
  • Review best practices and cases from employment lawyers
  • Apply new concepts and skills through small and whole group case-study role plays, activities with feedback, discussions, Q&A, and sharing of best practices

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