Training & Education
Elkins Employment Law provides executive, supervisory and management level employees training on the following topics:
SEXUAL HARASSMENT, DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION AVOIDANCE TRAINING
This program consists of two and 1/2 hours of state-mandated interactive training for supervisors, specifically for with 50 or more employees – but is recommended for companies of all sizes. The topics covered include the legal obligations and responsibilities of an employer in handling complaints, conducting investigation, and resolving the grievance.
DISABILITIES IN THE WORKPLACE
This 1.5 hour training addresses an employer’s obligations to comply with the disability laws under California and federal law. The training will focus on understanding who is covered by the disability protection laws, what are covered disabilities, how to comply with the legal requirements to engage in the interactive process and to provide a reasonable accommodation.
LEAVES OF ABSENCE, SICK LEAVE AND ATTENDANCE CONCERNS
This program covers the vast array of state and federal leaves of absence laws applicable to California employers with one or more employees. The program topics includes a discussion of the overlap of vacation policies with mandated paid sick leave, Paid Time Off (PTO), Disability leave, including pregnancy, baby bonding, ill family members, and workers’ compensation.
WAGE & HOUR COMPLIANCE
This 1.5 hour education program will address exempt/non-exempt classifications, the misuse of independent contractors, the rules on meals and rest breaks, overtime considerations, travel time, on-call time, days of rest requirements, paystubs and paydays .
SUPERVISOR BEST PRACTICES
This program topics include best practices on Interviewing and Hiring, Documentation and Disciplinary actions, Suspensions and Terminations. Proper personnel practices in these areas are critical in reducing the risk of employment related claims and litigation.