Employee Handbook 2020-2021 Update Includes Updated Federal, State and Local Regulations as well as Multi-State Regulations

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What Employee Handbook Updates Should HR Consider for 2021?

A lot happened in 2020. From the global COVID-19 pandemic to new Supreme Court decisions, HR was expected to stay on top of a wide assortment of new compliance rules and regulations.
Consider implementing the following updates to your employee handbook for 2021:
  • LGBTQ+ Protections
  • Remote Work Policies:
  • New Employee Leave Requirements: The CARES Act and FFCRA were passed in March 2020 to protect employees and employers during the coronavirus outbreak. While the former deals mostly with economic relief and updates to HSAs, FSAs, and HRAs, the FFCRA expanded emergency family and medical leave as well as emergency paid sick leave
  • Safety and Security Plans: There’s a very real chance that COVID-19 could last well into 2021.

Session Highlights:

  • Participants will learn, identify and prepare for employee handbook violations

  • Participants will be aware of all the new regulations that will impact their company

  • The course will identify the most common employee handbook violations and how to mitigate them

  • Learn what five employee handbook policies do more to reduce risk when added to your handbook

  • New Employee Handbook changes established in June 2018 that help Employers!

  • Participants will learn which regulatory agency will focus on which regulation and mitigate the risk

  • Participants will learn what policies will land them in hot water

  • What policies are “must have” for your employee handbook?

  • Social media and the impact of penalties when employees choose to speak negatively about their Employer

  • New paid leave laws and how Employers can manage them

  • Impact of “Ban the Box” regulations on criminal background screening regulations

  • States where asking candidates for salary history has been prohibited. This means removing the salary history in handbooks, applications, and career websites

  • Best practices in developing an employee handbook

  • What is the difference between employee handbooks and company policies?

  • Learn What employee handbook policies will be outdated before the year is out

  • Identify the best practices that can propel your company to be compliance savvy

  • Learn how your managers/supervisors can be your Ambassadors in workplace compliance or your downfall

  • See how training can be one of your “first line of defense” if you are sued

  • Best practice on communicating your updates to employees and having them acknowledge your employee handbook according to guidelines

Why You Should Attend:

Over 26-35 regulations have changed since 2020. If you haven’t updated your employee handbook since 2019, your handbook is already outdated and is a risk of violations.

Multi-State regulations have increased and continue to expand to other states.

Who Should Attend:

  • All Employers

  • Business Owners

  • Company Leadership

  • Compliance professionals

  • Payroll Administrators

  • HR Professionals

  • Compliance Professionals

  • Managers/Supervisors

  • Employers in all industries

  • Small Business Owners

  • All Employers

  • Large Business Owners

  • Company Leadership

You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

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Margie Faulk

Margie Faulk

Margie Faulk, a senior level human resources professional with over 14 years of HR management and compliance experience. A current Compliance Officer for HR Compliance Solutions, Margie has worked as an HR and Compliance advisor for major corporations and small businesses in the small, large, private, public and Non-profit sectors. This includes Federal Contracting in the defense, military, anti-Terrorism and Apache Helicopter Training Simulations with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Federal Sentencing Guidelines (FSG) and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP). Margie is bilingual (Spanish) fluent and Bi-cultural.

Margie’s focus has expanded to Global Workplace Compliance in International, multi-state, multi-National, state and local workplace compliance which includes workplace compliance in other countries like the UK, Canada, France, Brazil, China, Africa, Mexico and India, just to name a few. Margie has created and presented seminars/webinars for many compliance institutes. These national training providers, offer compliance training to HR professionals, business owners and companies interested in having their company compliant with workplace and industry regulations. 

Margie holds professional human resources certification (PHR) from the HR Certification Institution (HRCI) and SHRM-CP certification from Society for Human Resources Management. Margie is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE).

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