DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "3-hr Virtual Seminar: Roadmap to Legal and Compliance Essentials for Human Resource Professionals" webinar to their offering.
Employment lawsuits along with federal and state audit activity are on the rise. Last year, the EEOC enforcement collected $372.1 million in monetary damages, the highest recovery in agency history. Equally as noteworthy, since 2014 the EEOC reported a record number of claims filed by employees and certain employee friendly legislative, regulatory, and judicial actions over the last few years will most certainly keep that trend going.
When employers are not properly prepared for uncovering and dealing with workplace issues, companies are more likely face discrimination suits, litigation, settlements, legal fees, unplanned expenses, employee turnover, morale issues, and possible negative community image issues. This webinar provides a quick overview to assist professionals in maintaining employment law compliance as well as litigation avoidance tips.
Whether you are in a small company or a large corporation, possessing knowledge of employment laws and HR practices are essential to business success. The number of employment laws/issues you have to be aware of can be overwhelming. Join us as we discuss how to deal with confusing and, often difficult, to apply sea of legal and regulatory changes.
Are you at risk for non-compliance? Is your company a lawsuit waiting to happen?
Let's face it, much of what HR professionals do involves legal compliance, litigation avoidance and ensuring that employee rights are not violated. Yet, employment laws and regulations are not only confusing, they're constantly changing. Still, ignorance is not a defense and it is important for everyone involved to have an understanding of these issues.
The attendees will learn about:
- Common issues faced by HR Professionals
- A review of recent laws, regulatory actions and judicial decisions affecting workforce management practices
- Other HR-related legal issues to consider
- General compliance practices
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tbsd8p/3hr_virtual