HR Records: What to Put in Your Files

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From $189.00
Training Includes:
  • 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Human resources expert Suzanne Lucas will give you a clear roadmap for creating lawsuit-ready HR documentation. You will learn when and how to make written records of employment activities in your organization.

Topics Covered

  • What does it mean to document something?
  • How should you use your internal systems?
  • What should you do when an employee tells you a personal secret?
  • When must you document information?
  • How do employee-specific records differ from general HR documentation?
  • How are PIPs your most important tool in preventing employee lawsuits?
  • Emails are forever—how should you use them?
  • What should you teach managers to document? How?

Training Overview

Are your HR files ready for lawsuits? Learn how to document every interaction with employees.

This summer, the City of Oakland was ordered to pay their former police chief $1.5 million in a wrongful termination verdict. Fifteen Apple employees called out the company’s handling of misconduct claims. These are just a few examples illustrating the importance of maintaining complete human resources documentation. Avoid legal pitfalls by ensuring your files are complete.

Every HR professional needs to know when and how to document information about employee incidents, remarks, complaints, performance, and other issues. Making sure you have all your ducks in a row now will help managers protect your organization from lawsuits.

  • What does it mean to document something?
  • How should you use your internal systems?
  • What should you do when an employee tells you a personal secret?
  • When must you document information?
  • How do employee-specific records differ from general HR documentation?
  • How are PIPs your most important tool in preventing employee lawsuits?
  • Emails are forever—how should you use them?
  • What should you teach managers to document? How?

Who Should Attend?

  • Human resources professionals
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Business owners
  • Finance professionals
  • Clinical staff
  • Contract administrators
  • Employee relations staff
  • Supervisors
  • Chief executives
  • Executive directors
  • Board members
  • Nonprofit counsel
  • Senior management
  • Managers
  • Development staff
  • Program directors
  • Hiring staff
  • In-house counsel

Expert Presenter

Suzanne Lucas

  • Focuses on helping other people and companies be the best they can be
  • Spent ten years in corporate human resources
  • Recognized as one of the top influencers in human resources
  • Writings and advice across the Internet, archived on the "Evil HR Lady" website
  • Host of "The Real HR Show"

Credits

This program has been approved for 1.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and general recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute.

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