Employment Law Basics for Supervisors and Managers

Learning Method: Instructor-led Classroom Learning Duration: 1.00 Day


This interactive course, which is taught by an attorney, covers employment laws that California employers must follow.  The course provides attendees with a working knowledge of essential issues that arise in today’s workplace, as well as practical “to do” lists to comply with legal requirements.  Attendees will learn topics such as anti-discrimination, meal and rest breaks, questions that cannot be asked in interviews, working “off the clock”, at will employment, leaves of absence, retaliation and more.

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for anyone who manages or supervises employees, as well as business owners, office managers and human resources personnel who would like a review of the basics or updates on the latest employment laws.

At Course Completion:

Upon completion of this course, attendees will know how to avoid common mistakes made in the workplace and implement best practices. Through real-life examples that address today’s work environment, attendees will have tools necessary to meet their employers’ business objectives while minimizing legal risks.

Prerequisite(s) or equivalent knowledge: None


  • At Will Employment
  • Employees vs Independent Contractors
  • Hiring Do’s and Don’ts
  • Wage and Hour Issues
  • Basic Benefits Issues (including the Mandatory Sick Pay Law)
  • Workplace Safety and OSHA
  • Unlawful Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation
  • Disability Laws
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Employee Privacy Issues
  • Whistleblowers
  • Termination and Reductions In Force
  • Record Keeping Compliance
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