Tentative agenda to include:
Pre-Hire Considerations – Job Advertisements, Applications and Interviews, Drug Testing and Background Checks, Medical Inquiries and Tests, Offers of Employment, Reasons for Rejecting Applicants (lawful vs. unlawful), New Legal Developments
Post-Hire Considerations – Employee Handbooks, Employment Contracts, Job Descriptions, Performance Evaluations, Immigration/Worker Status Issues, New Legal Developments
Discipline & Corrective Counseling – Investigating Misconduct, Documentation 101 – What to Record vs. What Not to Record, Confidential Information & Privacy Concerns
Termination – Lawful vs. Unlawful Reasons (Key Case Law Developments), The Key Mechanics of Termination, Most Common Pitfalls, Checklists
Lay-Off Procedures – Safeguards when Conducting a RIF, Effective Releases, WARN Obligations
Entitlements Upon Separation – Wage/Hour Issues, COBRA Issues, Access to Records, References
Record Keeping Requirements – What to Keep vs. What to Toss, A Practical Guide to Make this Clear, Concise AND all too Easy!