Human resource professionals in the United States must assess and manage workplace issues relating to discrimination, harassment, retaliation, medical and family leave, and other matters dealing with treatment of employees.
This course is designed to give you a broad understanding of US laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and similar laws. The course begins with a look at basic terminology and provisions relating to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, diversity, and inclusion. The focus then moves to legal protections for certain classes of individuals before addressing issues relating to disability, religion, harassment, and retaliation.The course Employment Law and Policy Issues is required to be completed prior to starting this course.
Faculty AuthorSusan Brecher
Benefits to the Learner
- Assess the relationship between EEOC/affirmative action compliance requirements and diversity and inclusion
- Recognize and prepare to manage workplace situations relating to potential legal issues of discrimination based on race, sex, national origin, religion, disability and age
- Recognize and prepare to manage workplace situations relating to disability, harassment, and retaliation
- HR managers and executives in any industry
- HR professionals seeking to develop an area of specialization
- HR leaders expanding into the global market
- Legal professionals
- Global HR leaders
- HR Certification Institute (HRCI) General Units 10.0 Hours Approval Number ORG-Program-512366 10.0 Hours
- Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 10.0 Credits Approval Number 20-VG7X5 10.0 Credits
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Employment Law : Required Courses