Senior Professional in Human Resources: Managing within the Law

  • 9 videos | 36m 14s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
HR professionals can help managers stay compliant with employment laws. In this course, you'll learn about the essential skills for managing employees effectively while adhering to company practices and abiding by the law. This course can be used in preparation for the HR Certification Institute(r) (HRCI(r)) SPHR(r) certification exam.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recognize the importance of laws on everyday tasks
    identify the types of employment discrimination
    identify the types of workplace harassment
    identify the types of cases handled by the EEOC
  • recognize the reason for affirmative action and the requirements
    identify hiring areas that may have legal implications
    define the types of tort claims impacting the employment relationship
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course


  • 1m 38s
    After completing this video, you will be able to discover the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 25s
    Employment law governs the employer-employee relationship and the legal links between them. In this video, you'll learn about the impact of employment laws, the HR functions associated with them, and how to apply these laws to the business at each level. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Employment Discrimination
    4m 35s
    Workplace discrimination can occur due to multiple factors such as sex, religion, and reverse discrimination. This video outlines how these are associated with hiring, firing and promotions. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is also explored, and how it establishes the basis for two types of unlawful practices, disparate treatment and disparate impact. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Workplace Harassment
    4m 11s
    Understanding how workplace harassment can happen is important, as there are many ways that a person can be harassed. It can also have a profound impact on employees and their careers. In this video, you’ll learn about the various harassment types, associated policies and how employees are affected. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Equal Employment Opportunity
    9m 4s
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Act (EEOA) aims to prohibit job discrimination and unlawful employment practices. This video outlines the powers of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – EEOC, the EEOA act itself and various cases handled by the EEOC. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Affirmative Action
    3m 17s
    Affirmative Action - AA is a set of laws, policies and administrative practices intended to correct specific forms of discrimination in the workplace. This video explains how Affirmative Action has been created and how it's managed in the workforce. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Key Hiring Legalities
    3m 7s
    Every job applicant should understand the factors associated with anti-discrimination laws. This video explains the legal implications associated with recruiting that employees may need to be aware of during the hiring process. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Workplace Tort Claims
    3m 46s
    Workplace Tort is the wrongful act or infringement of rights that can lead to civil legal liability. This video explains the types of tort claims that can impact the employment relationship. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Course Summary
    1m 11s
    After completing this video, you will be able to summarize the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS


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