The Employer's Legal Handbook - 20 CPE Hours (BUS365)

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  • Describe the top five legal guidelines for hiring employees.
  • State the three components that should be in every job description.
  • Describe the difference between lawful and unlawful preemployment inquiries.
  • Describe the various preemployment tests that are common in large businesses.
  • Define the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
  • Explain the components of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.
  • State when to report new hires to state and federal governments.
  • Identify the advantages of having an employee handbook.
  • Identify the rules surrounding having grooming and clothing standards.
  • Explain the relationship between progressive discipline and employee evaluations.
  • Explain how overtime pay and a minimum wage is handled with various categories of employees.
  • Describe the Equal Pay Act.
  • Explain how the Child Labor Rules are handled in agricultural jobs and nonagricultural jobs.
  • State which employers have to offer health care coverage.
  • Explain other benefits that employers can offer their employees like life insurance, disability insurance, and education assistance programs.
  • Explain how to apply for an EIN.
  • Describe the various taxes that employers must pay.
  • Identify which leave requests must be granted under FMLA.
  • Define the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
  • Understand the role of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
  • Explain the various examples of illegal discrimination.
  • Identify who is covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Explain the statutes that employees rely on in asserting wrongful discharge claims.
  • Describe the appropriate ways employers can develop computer, telephone, and email policies.
  • State the difference between an employee and an independent contractor.
  • Define the role of the National Labor Relations Act.

Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Instructional Method: This program is a QAS Self Study offering.
Field of Study: Financial Planning

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