Training and Development: Federal
Author: Phillip B. Russell, Ogletree Deakins
- Providing adequate training offers career development opportunities, improves communication within the organization and reduces any organization's exposure to workplace legal risks. See Why Train?
- Employers must provide training according to certain applicable federal and state requirements. This training may include the following topics: safety and hazards; antiharassment; and requirements associated with government contractors. See What Subjects Should Be Taught?; Training Required by Federal or State Law.
- HR, supervisors and employees should attend training with respect to internal policies, procedures and diversity initiatives. See Recommended Training for All Employees, Supervisors, Managers and HR.
- Employers enjoy a variety of options regarding training methods. See How to Train?
The following states have additional requirements for this topic under applicable state law.