Overview: The role of the HR professional in the workplace continues to evolve as HR laws evolve and workplace strategies adjust to changing priorities. Workforce planning, ever-changing municipal, state and federal employment laws, talent management, employee development and so much more require the continual development of HR management. Every HR professional, from the generalist to the VP, are constantly challenged to evolve with these changing priorities and evolving laws. Training, networking, and other development opportunities are vital HR management tools in filling the vital role in every workplace.
Trends: Numerous technological solutions continue to emerge and evolve to help HR with their workforce planning, talent management and employment law compliance responsibilities. Staying current with these developments and ensuring they address the needs of the employer require focus and skills that shouldn't be underestimated.
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The monetary value of class action case settlements dropped in 2018 despite an increase in the number of workplace class action certifications.
Updated to reflect the filing deadline for the 2018 EEO-1 Report.
Updated to reflect legal developments regarding the Seattle Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative.
Updated to reflect notice-posting provisions of the forthcoming state Paid Medical Leave Act.
Labor and employment notice-posting requirements at the federal, state and municipal levels have been monitored and updated.
As mandated by Redwood City, covered employers must post the Redwood City, California, Minimum Wage Poster.
Updated to include Redwood City notice-posting requirements.
Updated to reflect state amendments to confidentiality and settlement agreement requirements and defamation protections; and Redwood City notice-posting requirements, all effective January 1, 2019.
Updated to reflect notice-posting requirements in the Illinois Service Member Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, effective January 1, 2019.
Legal and ethical considerations for employers regarding HR management. Support and advice for the HR professional on managing all aspects of the job.