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Technical Assistance for Employers: Seminars
This two-day information-packed seminar is for new supervisors or management staff who need a refresher in the basics of supervision.  
The presentation features highlights from several TA seminars that provide an overview of employment laws supervisors must understand to work effectively, including:
  • At-will employment and its exceptions
  • Civil Rights laws and protected classes
  • Wage and hour laws
  • Leave laws, including the Oregon Family Leave Act and the federal Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Workers´ Compensation and ADA/disability rights
  • Understanding and avoiding workplace harassment
  • Lawful and effective interviews
  • Starting employees off on the right foot
  • Establishing goals and standards
  • Coaching and motivating strategies to improve performance
  • Documenting performance issues
  • Writing effective performance appraisals
  • Employee discipline
  • Termination as a last resort
The seminar is targeted toward human resources personnel, business owners, managers, and front line supervisors.
This program has been approved for 12 (general) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.