Employment Law Essentials for Managers

managing within the law trainingIn today’s increasingly complex workplace, managers must navigate a wide range of policies, procedures, laws and regulations that govern their everyday activities. From interviewing and hiring to complying with the  Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), managers need to know how to respond appropriately and avoid actions that may lead to compliance violations and costly claims.

Providing regular training on the basics of common workplace laws is an important step in ensuring managers understand their responsibility to comply with these laws and create and maintain a culture of ethics and compliance.

Online Employment Law Essentials for Managers Training
Employment Law Essentials for Managers is a 30-minute, interactive training course to equip managers with a basic understanding of how key workplace laws relate to their job responsibilities. The course is appropriate for managers at any level — those new to management or the organization and supervisors who may need a refresher course.

Topics are presented in a modern, engaging format comprising 7 episodes: Interviewing and Hiring, Wage and Hour Laws, Preventing Retaliation, FMLA Basics, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Handling Harassment Complaints and Reasonable Accommodations. 

FFCRA trainingThe course features a host video, news stories and viewer email and Twitter Q&A segments. A variety of interactions, quizzes and assessments challenge managers to respond appropriately to different situations involving workplace laws, spot issues and know when to seek guidance.  A course-completion certificate is included.

NEW FFCRA episode — The course covers the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), a new law which requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The episode explains what the FFCRA is, how it differs from the FMLA, and managers’ role in handling FFCRA leave requests. 

Employment Law Essentials for Managers features interactive episodes covering:

  • Interviewing and Hiring: handling hiring-related responsibilities fairly and legally
  • Wage and Hour Laws: understanding how the Fair Labor Standards Act and state laws apply 
  • Preventing Retaliation: preventing retaliation against employees who file complaints
  • Family and Medical Leave Act: understanding the different types of FMLA requests
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act: handling and documenting leave requests
  • Handling Harassment Complaints: responding to complaints promptly and appropriately
  • Reasonable Accommodations: recognizing and responding to requests for disability or religious accommodations  

The Traliant Difference
Traliant creates modern, interactive compliance training designed for today’s diverse, mobile workforce. Employment Law Essentials for Managers provides managers and supervisors with a basic understanding of the key workplace laws that govern their everyday activities.

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