Senior Professional in Human Resources: Employment Legislation

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  • 11 videos | 2h 1m 28s
  • Includes Assessment
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  • Certification CPE
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In this course, you'll explore and interpret the US laws and regulations that impact the HR Body of Knowledge. In addition, you'll learn the process of how the US constructs and then passes laws. Specifically, you'll explore labor laws and executive orders, as well as civil rights, employment, privacy and consumer protection, and federal government and agency legislation. This course can be used in preparation for the HR Certification Institute(r) (HRCI(r)) SPHR(r) certification exam.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Define the us law-making process and its hierarchy
    Recognize the foundation of us federal employment legislation prior to 1990
    Recognize the foundation of us federal employment legislation after 1990
    Identify the foundational key legislation that impacts employment
    Identify the key legislation that impacts employment
  • Recognize how us employment legislation protects employment privacy
    Recognize which legislation applies to federal contractors and agencies
    Identify the key executive orders
    Recognize important legislation that is used frequently in the workplace
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 16s
    While it's helpful to know the current and specific human resources-related laws and regulations, what's most critical to success on the SPHR® certification exam is the ability to think critically to solve business problems. It will not be sufficient just to memorize the laws; you'll need to have a good working understanding of them and how they apply in the workplace. In this video, program facilitator Fabia H. Bourda will introduce you to the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
  • 13m 30s
    Employment legislation refers to the body of laws that regulate their relationships between employers and employees. While the bulk of these laws are generally designed to protect workers, there are also some regulations that are imposed upon workers which HR professionals must also be aware of. In this video, you'll explore the US law-making process and its hierarchy. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Civil Rights Legislation – Pre-1990
    14m 8s
    Prior to 1990, the US government passed a number of laws and regulations covering employment. Many of these are still in effect, and they all provide a base for current employment legislation. In this video, you will learn about the foundation of US federal employment legislation prior to 1990. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Civil Rights Legislation – Post-1990
    15m 15s
    In the years since 1990, the US government has created six separate acts that inform current federal employment requirements. In this video, you'll explore US federal employment legislation after 1990 and the individuals and groups they protect. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Key Employment Legislation – Foundational
    14m 30s
    What constitutes fair employment and employer-labor relations has evolved significantly over the past 100 years. However, there are some significant benchmarks that still influence and provide a basis for today. In this video, you will learn about some of the key foundational legislation that still impacts employment. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Key Employment Legislation
    18m 27s
    The past 50 years have seen significant shifts in employer-labor relations and the human resources implications around it. In this video, you'll learn about the key legislation that impacts US employment today. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Privacy and Consumer Protection Legislation
    14m 7s
    The US takes great pains to protect the privacy of both workers and consumers. Even today, for instance, the Social Security Act and consumer protections are still under threat in some political quarters, making understanding this type of legislation paramount for HR professionals. In this video, you will be learn how US employment legislation protects employment privacy. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Federal Government and Agency Legislation
    9m 54s
    The US government has a rigorous set of regulations that apply to its employees and contractors. It's important to know that many of these regulations, which may not apply to the private sector, are taken very seriously in the public sphere. In this video, you'll learn about the legislation that specifically applies to federal contractors and agencies. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Key Executive Orders
    7m 46s
    An executive order is a directive issued by the president to manage the operations of the federal government. It has the full force and effect of the law, enacted by the legislature except where it is contradicted by another duly passed federal law. Therefore, a president can issue an executive order to bypass Congress bureaucracy and advanced policy objectives without having to go through the legislative process. While executive orders can cover virtually any type of activity, some are of particular interest to the HR professional. In this video, you will learn about some key executive orders that pertain to employment. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Other Notable Employment Legislation
    11m 18s
    There are a number of important pieces of legislation that are essential for HR professionals to recognize and understand in order to perform the work correctly. In this video, you'll learn about some essential legislation that is used frequently in the workplace. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Course Summary
    1m 18s
    In this video, you'll review the key concepts covered in the Senior Professional in Human Resources: Employment Legislation course.. FREE ACCESS

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