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Fundamentals in Employment and Human Resources Law


$950 Enroll

Full course description

Instructor:  Brad deBeaubien, Shumaker Loop & Kendrick, LLP

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Course Overview

This course provides basic parameters of major employment laws in the United States, including the at-will employment relationship and basic employment documents.  This course also takes a deep dive into major federal employment law statutes, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, among others.  This course will improve your ability to identify potential legal issues in your role as an HR professional as well as work through these nuanced and often tricky matters.

Who Should Enroll

Anyone who is (or aspires to be) an HR specialist or will otherwise manage or supervise employees in any capacity.  This course will also benefit any business owner, CFO, or other professional who wants to understand HR’s role in shaping their organization and ensure compliance with the often-confusing myriad of applicable employment laws.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction and Employment Law Basics
  • FLSA and Independent Contractors
  • Title VII
  • ADA and FMLA--Worker and Family Medical Issues
  • Employment Documents
  • NLRA, Unionization, Employee Leasing, Course Wrap Up

Available Credits

16 SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs); 5.0 CLE Credits by The Florida Bar

I understand that participation in any of the Certification programs (a) will not result in a degree from, alumni status with, or earned academic credit at Florida State University or FSU College of Law (or, to FSU's knowledge, any other institution), (b) will not be recorded on a Florida State University or FSU College of Law transcript, and (c) does not guarantee or suggest that a participant will be admitted to Florida State University, FSU College of Law, or to any other university or institution.

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