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TrainHRLearning is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.
1-hour educational program = 1 PDC.
1-hour and 15 minute concurrent conference session = 1.25 PDCs.
3-hour e-learning course = 3 PDCs.
I will walk the participants through the various HR topics listed below in an overview.
Areas Covered in the Session:
Human Resources (HR) compliance refers to the adherence to laws, regulations, and policies related to the management of employees in an organization. Ensuring HR compliance is crucial for several reasons:
- Legal Requirements: Compliance with labor laws and regulations is mandatory to avoid legal consequences. Employment laws vary by jurisdiction and cover areas such as minimum wage, working hours, overtime pay, workplace safety, discrimination, harassment, and more. Failure to comply can lead to legal actions, fines, and damage to the organization's reputation
- Employee Rights Protection: Compliance ensures that employees' rights are protected. It includes fair treatment, non-discrimination, providing a safe working environment, and respecting privacy. By adhering to these standards, organizations create a positive workplace culture and build trust among employees
- Risk Mitigation: Non-compliance poses significant risks to an organization. This includes financial risks from legal penalties, compensation claims, and reputational risks that can harm the organization's standing in the market and with customers, partners, and potential employees
- Ethical Standards: HR compliance often involves ethical considerations. Adhering to ethical standards in employment practices is not only a legal requirement but also essential for maintaining a company's integrity and fostering a positive corporate culture
- Organizational Reputation: Compliance contributes to building and maintaining a positive organizational reputation. Companies that are known for treating employees fairly, following the law, and promoting a healthy work environment are more likely to attract and retain top talent
- Employee Engagement and Productivity: A compliant and well-managed HR function helps create a positive work environment, which can lead to increased employee engagement and productivity. When employees feel secure in their rights and well-treated, they are more likely to be motivated and committed to their work
- Global Operations: For organizations operating across borders, compliance becomes even more critical due to variations in labor laws and cultural differences. Understanding and adhering to local regulations is essential to avoid legal issues and ensure harmonious global operations
- Financial Consequences: Non-compliance can lead to financial consequences such as fines, legal fees, compensation payments, and increased insurance costs. These financial burdens can have a direct impact on the organization's bottom line
HR compliance is essential to ensure that an organization operates legally, ethically, and in a manner that protects both the company and its employees. It is a proactive approach to managing risks and maintaining a positive workplace environment
Who Will Benefit:
Mark Arthur a seasoned HR professional and strategic leader who is passionate about creating an atmosphere for high performers to flourish. My career has spanned 25 years.
I have successfully dealt with various objectives and challenges in different industries and contexts, both domestically and internationally, and have learned to lead and champion change in an ever-changing work environment. I am driven by bringing parties together to succeed and meet company goals and targets. I am also passionate about engaging employees by celebrating successes and giving positive feedback. This can be as simple as saying "Thank You".
I hold the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, the SHRM - Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification, and the Notary Public credential for the State of Florida. I am also a chapter member of the Tampa SHRM group.