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Human Resources Management (HRM)

Managing Human Resources from the Legal Perspective

REF : H2565 DATES: 22 - 26 Jul 2024 VENUE: Geneva (Switzerland) FEE : 5940 



This training program equips participants with a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental legal principles governing HR management. It empowers them to excel in their HR roles confidently and effectively.

Program Objectives:

By the end of this training program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental legal principles governing HR management.

  • Develop the ability to apply legal standards to everyday HR practices.

  • Identify and manage potential legal risks in HR processes.

  • Ensure organizational compliance with employment laws and regulations.

  • Enhance skills in handling legal issues related to recruitment, employment contracts, workplace discrimination, employee rights, and termination.

Targeted Audience:

  • HR Managers and Executives.

  • HR Practitioners and Consultants.

  • Legal Advisors specializing in Employment Law.

  • Senior Managers and Business Owners.

  • Compliance Officers.

Program Outlines:

Unit 1: 

Overview of Employment Law:

  • Historical Development of Employment Law.

  • Key Employment Legislation.

  • Role of Government Agencies.

  • Compliance and Enforcement.

  • Current Trends and Future Directions in Employment Law.

Unit 2: 

Legal Aspects of Recruitment:

  • Non-Discriminatory Hiring Practices.

  • Job Advertisements and Descriptions.

  • Interviewing and Selection.

  • Background Checks and Privacy.

  • Legal Implications of Social Media in Recruitment.

Unit 3:

Employment Contracts and Agreements:

  • Types of Employment Contracts.

  • Essential Contract Clauses.

  • Non-Compete and Confidentiality Agreements.

  • Employee Handbook and Policies.

  • Legal Considerations for Remote Work Agreements.

Unit 4:

Employee Rights and Protections:

  • Understanding Employee Rights.

  • Workplace Discrimination and Harassment.

  • Accommodations and Disability Law.

  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

  • Legal Aspects of Employee Data Protection.

Unit 5:

Managing Termination Legally:

  • Lawful Termination Practices.

  • Severance Agreements and Releases.

  • Post-Employment Obligations.

  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation.

  • Handling Terminations During Organizational Restructuring.