Equal employment opportunity is not only the law of the land. It also makes good business sense to ensure that all employees are treated fairly and equally regardless of race, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other protected classes. This course is designed to help managers spot and address employment law issues in their workforce. Given the recent statistics showing an increasing number of discrimination charges and lawsuits, it’s essential now, more than ever, to pay close attention to these issues to minimize liability and litigation risks for your employer.
The basic principles of equal employment opportunity
The issues arising under the federal anti-discrimination laws
How to address employee requests for reasonable accommodation and leaves of absence for medical reasons