HR Competencies

• HR Expertise


Managing employment law compliance issues is a major component of human resources. Yet human resources professionals understandably find that the number of legal issues they need to be aware of can be overwhelming. This concentrated full day program offers an overview of the complex legal issues associated with day-to-day employment decisions and actions. This session provides current information on legislation, court decisions, and enforcement procedures that affect the employment relationship. 



  • Employment-at-will doctrine
  • At-will exceptions 
  • Handbooks and other implied contracts

Interviewing and Selection

  • Job interviews
  • Medical exams
  • Hiring practices

Civil Rights

  • Employment discrimination laws including pregnancy accommodation, where applicable
  • Responding to civil rights claims
  • Sexual and other harassment
  • ADA
  • Retaliation

Medical and Safety Issues

  • FMLA and other leave guidelines
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Drugs and alcohol

Pay Practices

  • FLSA overview, including the new DOL salary basis level
  • Exempt vs. non-exempt classification 
  • Common wage and hour violations

Separation and Discharge

  • Investigations
  • Risk analysis of termination
  • RIFs 
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Employment references

Designed for

Human resources professionals


0.65 Continuing Education Units
6.00 HRCI-General
Course ID #LEGL148

Class Details

Location:Natrona County School District, 970 N Glenn Rd, Casper, WY 82601-1635
Time:8:30 am to 4:00 pm
List Price:$245.00
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Time:8:30 am to 4:00 pm
List Price:$245.00 (4 seats available)
Location:Employers Council - Southern Regional Office, 6005 Delmonico Dr Ste 250, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-2255
Time:8:30 am to 4:00 pm
List Price:$245.00

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