Course Detail: P_PERSLAW - Personnel Law - Classroom

Learn in the classroom, not in the courtroom! Mistakes in managing personnel can lead to costly litigation. During this course you will learn about the laws involved in the management of employees within any organization, the implications of the laws affecting personnel management, and specific operational approaches to assure compliance. A survey of the laws and regulations affecting personnel policy will help ensure compliance.

You will learn:

  • Critical federal and Maine employment law statutes
  • Rules of hiring, termination, and discipline
  • Federal and state employment discrimination laws
  • Laws regarding sexual harassment, workplace violence, and family and medical leave
 

This course is part of the Certificate Program in Human Resource Management. If you intend to complete the certificate program, please enroll in the program after registering for the course.

It is recommended that Intro to Human Resources Management be taken before the other courses in the HR Certificate but it is not required to do so. Each required course in the HR Certificate Program is offered in both Portland and Lewiston during the course of the school year.

The University of Southern Maine is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

The registration fee includes all materials.

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