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ABC Keystone Human Resources Management Academy

Employment Laws, Compliance, and Minimizing Risk

Part of the Human Resources Management Academy

April 17, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Virtual Course
* Zoom link will be sent to virtual attendees for registration confirmation.

Understand Specific HR Laws and their Potential Impacts

Seminar Overview:

Get up-to-speed on the legal aspects of HR legal and compliance issues. Understand the laws affecting employment, their impact, and why they are important to the company. Learn more regarding discrimination/harassment; recognition and prevention strategies; federal and state issues, including: agencies and enforcement; job classification (exempt/non-exempt); wage/hour violations, FLSA; Union/Non-Union concepts and avoidance strategies; and employee handbook content including key policies. Apply knowledge gained in this session through case studies of employment legal decisions.

Increase Your Understanding & Learn:

  • The primary employment laws that impact HR processes
  • Illegal discrimination and harassment risks and prevention strategies
  • Ways to minimize employment legal risk
  • Employment laws, regulations and their agencies
  • How to properly classify jobs as exempt or nonexempt under the FLSA
  • Basic concepts of unions and union avoidance strategies
  • Key policies contained in an Employee Handbook

Topics Covered:

  • Employment laws
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Employment legal risk
  • Agencies enforcing employment laws
  • Classifying jobs under the FLSA
  • Wage and hour violations
  • Unions and union avoidance
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employment law case studies

About the Human Resources Management Academy:

The Human Resources Management Academy provides specialized information and skills training on the key issues, basic laws, and best practices necessary for companies to compete for the labor needed to drive their businesses successfully. This comprehensive course of twelve sessions covers the administration of strategic, operational, and administrative roles within an organization: partnering, support systems, leadership, managing change, communication, strategic planning, organizational culture, needs, employee advocacy, safety, compliance, ethics in business, and more!

Those assigned HR responsibilities must be knowledgeable resources for the organization and able to provide current, up-to-date and accurate information, advice and answers on everything from government regulatory issues and benefits administration and all points in-between. Sign up for the entire series for “big picture” comprehensive learning or opt in to individual sessions for those whose job performance duties may be more focused.

Each session approved for 2.0 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP

Entire series participants also receive an HR Administration Manual and individual assessment.

Sessions in this Series:

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Can’t make a session? Substitution is permissible!

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Entire series participants also receive HR Administration Manual and individual assessment.

Who Should Attend:

This offering is a “must experience” for those responsible for any aspect of Human Resources Management and for all who want a comprehensive understanding of the big picture of “people management” and tools for successful navigation of the processes. The series is ideal for those that are, or have been, in like positions for dedicated time periods and are looking for current and relevant information to keep their skills and knowledge up to date. The HR Management Academy is also helpful for those new to their positions or those considering, or being considered for, a position or dedicated function within HR Management. You don’t know what you don’t know! This course creates awareness as well as offers essential learning opportunities. At least one person in every company should attend.


Jim Weischedel, Human Resources Consultant, Samaritan Business Consulting – Jim’s passion is to help organizations improve and to help individuals grow and develop. He helps organizations in the areas of staffing, assessments, HR compliance, training, employee engagement, leadership coaching and development, performance management, and many other human resources areas. Jim has over 20 years of executive-level human resources experience within several industries. He holds an MBA from Penn State University and a Bachelor’s of Secondary Education from Millersville University. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), and Jim is also a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) through the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Registration Details:

Preferred Registration Date: seven days prior to the class

If you must cancel for any reason, please contact us immediately. Cancellations received less than 7 days before the start of class cannot be refunded; substitutions are permitted.

ABC Members may select the option to be invoiced. Non-members will need to please pay at time of registration either via credit card payment online or by calling the Chapter office: (717) 653-8106.

EIN: 23-1618254 – Contributions or gifts are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary, necessary business expense. See your accountant for details.


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