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Legal Survival Skills for the Modern Manager

You are expected to treat all of your employees in compliance with the law and evenhandedly as a manager. Some decisions you make may be unpopular with one or another of your subordinates; situations arise that challenge your good judgment. The critical legal issues that arise with these decisions are discussed in this management training video.

Duration 26 min
PRICE:  $0.00

Employment law basics and EEOC Compliance are explained thoroughly in this easy to watch management training DVD.

Being a supervisor these days is not an easy job. You have to get the same amount of work out on tighter budgets and with fewer workers. Every time a "people problem" pops up you are the one that is expected to solve it. This video was designed to show the frontline supervisor through the maze of laws and regulations regarding employment, while also showing you how to maximize the performance of your workforce.

The production goes behind the scenes with a new manager that gets put in charge of a workgroup that is in the middle of a big project. Employment Law Attorney with Littler Mendelson PC (the National Employment and Labor Law Firm®), Alan Levins, is our narrator. As you watch this manager's struggle to win the cooperation and respect of her unruly crew, Levins explains the critical legal issues involved in each situation.

Key learning points include:
  • Covers EEOC Compliance, FMLA Guidelines, ADA and more
  • Legal and effective performance management, discipline and termination
  • 12 basic employment law issues that every manager needs to understand

Basic survival training techniques for supervisors are gained through knowledge of employment law and solid principles of people management. Each day brings new and different challenges for the front line supervisor in the modern workplace but here are actions you can take to not only survive—but also thrive.

Leaders, Managers and Supervisors will learn to:
  • Terminate legally
  • Discipline properly
  • Avoid discrimination
  • Prevent harassment
  • Communicate effectively
  • Create and use job descriptions
  • Evaluate employee performance
  • Limit the use of electronic resources
  • Communicate policies and procedures
  • Classify employees under Wage and Hour laws
  • Know the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Legal content provided by the Legal Learning Group®, a division of Littler Mendelson, PC®.

Front-line supervisors will learn the appropriate responses to sensitive people management issues and how to maintain proper employment policies.

Products Specifications
Formats Available DVD
Duration 26 min
Audience Manager
Language English
Languages Available English
Closed Captioned Yes
Supporting Materials PDF Study Guide
Product Categories
Leadership & Management