Managing Within the Law: Part II

Managing Within the Law Onsite Program

‘Managing Within the Law’ is still making its impact on management 18 months later. I was stopped by a manager a few days ago, who wanted to let me know that he had been dealing with a situation and was able to correct the behavior/performance issue successfully due to specific skills and examples he acquired in your program.”
H.R. Manager | Hitachi Data Systems

Description:

Keep your company out of court ­ and your managers out of jail ­ with this one-day program.  Included are the laws relating to OSHA, workers compensation, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, IRS regulations relating to independent contractors, Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.  Also covered are the laws of corporate ethics including insider trading, antitrust, export control, intellectual property, foreign corrupt practices, government contracting, political activities and financial reporting, many of which are subject to the U. S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines which require prison terms for violations.

Although the program starts with these laws to set the context, the emphasis throughout the day is on the spirit of the law, providing your people with an ethical compass as well as with legal do’s and don’ts.  Your company’s policies, procedures and values are integrated into the program.

This program can be taken together with, or separately from, Managing Within the Law Part I.

Our attorney-trainers are skilled facilitators with years of experience in the courtroom and the classroom. The program is highly participative with group interaction, small group case studies, video vignettes, skill-building exercises, and plenty of time to ask questions. Participants receive a comprehensive workbook and reference guide they can use again and again.

Participants will learn how to:

I. Create a Healthy Workplace

  1. Prevent and respond to workplace injuries: RSI, environmental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, stress
  2. Violence: warning signs, security procedures
  3. Workers compensation procedures

II. Manage Medical Leaves of Absence

  1. Family Medical Leave and Pregnancy Disability Acts
  2. Organization’s LOA policy

III. Integrate Injured and Disabled Workers

  1. Americans with Disabilities Act: reasonable accommodation 

IV. Follow Corporate Ethics

  1. Insider trading
  2. Export control
  3. Company confidential information
  4. Intellectual property
  5. Use of company’s information systems
  6. Conflicts of interest
  7. Gifts and entertainment
  8. Antitrust Foreign corrupt practices
  9. Boycotts
  10. Government contracting
  11. Political activities
  12. Supplier relationships
  13. Company records
  14. Financial reporting
  15. Purchasing

V. Manage Independent Contractors and Temporary Workers

VI. Properly Pay Overtime and Classify Exempt Employees

VII. Respect Privacy Rights

  1. Electronic Communication Privacy Act, common law
  2. Organization policy
  3. Case studies: weapons searches, off-site conduct, computer system searches, medical information 

VIII. Manage in Cyberspace

  1. Managing telecommuters, remote locations, field staff
  2. Unique legal issues in email environment

IX. Understand Manager’s Rights

This program includes:

Your organization’s policies and procedures, video vignettes, small group discussion, case studies and extensive Q & A.

Target Audience: Executives, managers, and supervisors.

To speak with an LSA Expert and learn about compliance training program customization and delivery options onsite at your company, please contact us.

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