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.

For more information:

 Session Detail:  PP0518PERSLAW (36 seats (90%) remaining)
Schedule: Every week on Wednesday, starting on 05/16/18 and ending on 05/30/18
Times: 12:00pm - 05:00pm
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Price: Personnel Law Reg Fee : $495.00

Instructors
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Deborah Whitworth
Deborah Whitworth
Biography: Deborah Whitworth, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is Owner and CEO of HR Studio Group, LLC. Throughout her 30 years of human resources management and leadership experience, Deb has helped a variety of nonprofit and for-profit services and industries build and maintain compliant cultures of excellence. Deb was appointed by the Governor of Maine as Commissioner with the Maine Human Rights Commission in 2011 to complete an unexpired term and reappointed to fill a full five-year term in 2012. An outspoken advocate for disability rights, she was pleased to be elected in 2015 to the board of The Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness. Named the Maine HR Leader of the Year in 2012,Deb is a frequent presenter on human resources and compliance topics at conferences and business functions. She is also an instructor in the HR Certificate Program at the University of Southern Maine; Adjunct Faculty at Thomas College; and a guest lecturer at University of New England. Deb instructs the SHRM-SCP/SHRM-CP HR Certification Preparatory Course at University of Southern Maine. For more information on how HR Studio Group, LLC can help your organization, contact Deb at deb@hrstudiogroup.com or visit www.hrstudiogroup.com. Deborah  Whitworth

Facility Detail
Abromson Center, Room 214/215
88 Bedford St
Portland, ME 04101

Cancellation Policy
A cancellation charge of 100.00% will be assessed on cancellations occurring within 5 days of the start of this session.