Human Resource Fundamentals for Non HR Managers and

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Human Resource Fundamentals for Non. HR Managers and Supervisors Part 1 Andrew Sanderbeck

Human Resource Fundamentals for Non. HR Managers and Supervisors Part 1 Andrew Sanderbeck

Lost in the Acronyms

Lost in the Acronyms

The “At Will” Relationship

The “At Will” Relationship

In Florida, employees work

In Florida, employees work "at the will" of their employers. This means, in the absence of an express contract, agreement or policy to the contrary, an employee may be hired or fired for almost any reason -- whether fair or not -- or for no reason at all. There are certain exceptions to this general rule:

Wrongful Termination

Wrongful Termination

Protected categories as race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability or marital status.

Protected categories as race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability or marital status. - filing workers' compensation claims - attempting to enforce rights to receive overtime or the minimum wage - asserting rights to work in a safe and healthy workplace - refusing to commit criminal acts - reporting for jury duty or military service - being subject to a wage attachment for any one indebtedness

You’ve been with the organization for thirty years. Your performance has always been rated

You’ve been with the organization for thirty years. Your performance has always been rated outstanding. You’ve never before been accused of misconduct of any kind. Today is your day off. You just heard from a coworker that the boss says you’re no longer with the organization. The coworker says that the boss said they want to “go in another direction. ” Go in another direction? After thirty years and a spotless record?

Florida Employee Handbooks Employee handbooks should be drafted according to the particular needs of

Florida Employee Handbooks Employee handbooks should be drafted according to the particular needs of each individual workplace and according to the requirements of state and federal law. Employers should try to develop policies and procedures that reflect the company's size, employee needs, and company philosophy.

Electronic Communications Privacy Act

Electronic Communications Privacy Act

Key Federal Employment Laws

Key Federal Employment Laws

Key Federal Employment Laws

Key Federal Employment Laws

Title VII “No-No’s”

Title VII “No-No’s”

Fair Employment Practice Statutes

Fair Employment Practice Statutes

Who’s Covered, Who’s Not

Who’s Covered, Who’s Not

Florida makes it unlawful to refuse to hire, discharge, or otherwise discriminate someone due

Florida makes it unlawful to refuse to hire, discharge, or otherwise discriminate someone due to: Race Color Religion Sex Age National Origin Marital Status Disability Genetic information, or refusal to submit to a genetic test Sexual Orientation Gender Identity

SHELTON v. UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY

SHELTON v. UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY

Sexual Harrasment

Sexual Harrasment

Sexual Harassment Quiz

Sexual Harassment Quiz

Traditional Definitions

Traditional Definitions

Name the types of workplace harassment

Name the types of workplace harassment

Ellerth and Faragher Cases

Ellerth and Faragher Cases

Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment

Quick Quiz! According to ABC News what percentage of U. S. women and men

Quick Quiz! According to ABC News what percentage of U. S. women and men report workplace harassment?

Florida law does not specify a minimum or maximum age requirement to qualify for

Florida law does not specify a minimum or maximum age requirement to qualify for protection from Age Discrimination. If an employee or applicant believes that they have been treated differently as a result of his/her age, may file a claim. Unlike Florida law, under federal law, the Age Discrimination and Employment Act (ADEA) protects individuals 40 years and older from age discrimination in employment.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA: Who is Protected? Employment discrimination is prohibited against

ADA: Who is Protected? Employment discrimination is prohibited against "qualified individuals with disabilities. " This includes applicants for employment and employees. An individual is considered to have a "disability" if s/he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. Persons discriminated against because they have a known association or relationship with an individual with a disability also are protected.

A True Story About Mary

A True Story About Mary

Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act

With or Without Reasonable Accommodation

With or Without Reasonable Accommodation

Pre-Employment Inquiries & ADA

Pre-Employment Inquiries & ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act

Penalties for Violating the Law

Penalties for Violating the Law

Family and Medical Leave Act

Family and Medical Leave Act

 The Family and Medical Leave Act provides an entitlement of up to 12

The Family and Medical Leave Act provides an entitlement of up to 12 weeks of job-protected, unpaid leave during any 12 -month period to eligible, covered employees for the following reasons: 1) birth and care of the eligible employee's child, or placement for adoption or foster care of a child with the employee; 2) care of an immediate family member (spouse, child, parent) who has a serious health condition; or 3) 3) care of the employee's own serious health condition. It also requires that employee's group health benefits be maintained during the leave.

COBRA

COBRA

 If you work for an employer that has over 20 full-time employees: Then

If you work for an employer that has over 20 full-time employees: Then federal COBRA law applies. Florida has a law that is similar to COBRA (Continuation). Plans with 2 -19 employees can qualify for up to 12 months.

The Privacy Rule: What You Need to Know

The Privacy Rule: What You Need to Know

Workers’ compensation is an insurance program established by State law that all employers having

Workers’ compensation is an insurance program established by State law that all employers having one or more employees, full or part-time, are required to have for the benefit of their employees. With few exceptions, every employer with one or more employees is required by law to provide workers’ compensation coverage for their employees. An employer or employee cannot waive provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Law.