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Law and Ethics- Employment Law  

This course covers broad issues on Employment and Labor laws as it applies to Insurance Agencies.

It covers issues on pre and post employment procedures, employee agent/agency staff/agency staff and employer/agency rights and interviewing strategies in order to avoid claims and suits.

Further, it puts emphasis on real world issues related to the employment laws.

OBJECTIVES:
After you complete this course, you will have learned about the following important employment law issues:

  • Interviewing Strategies
  • Understanding Employer Agency for Requesting and Disseminating References
  • Employment Verification Requirements: Doís and Doníts
  • Drug Testing & Physical Examinations
  • Employment At- Will Doctrine
  • Discrimination Principles
  • Retaliation
  • Harassment
  • American with Disabilities Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Investigation Effectively and Within the Law
  • Effective Disciplinary Policies

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Introduction
  • LESSON 1: Labor and Employment Law
  • LESSON 2: Interviewing Strategies
  • LESSON 3: Employment References
  • LESSON 4: Employment Verification Requirements of Employers
  • LESSON 5: Drug Testing And Physical Examinations
  • LESSON 6: Is There Really Still Employment-At-Will?
  • LESSON 7: Discrimination Principles
  • LESSON 8: Retaliation
  • LESSON 9: Harassment
  • LESSON 10: Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • LESSON 11: Family Leave and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)
  • LESSON 12: Investigating Effectively and Within The Law
  • LESSON 13: Effective Disciplinary Policies
Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.  This course has been approved for six  hours, and requires no prerequisites.

This course includes individual quizzes , but you are not required to pass the quizzes in order to proceed to the next lesson. Additionally the final exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to print your certificate online.