Smart Management: Discrimination in the Workplace for Managers

SKU: ST-0095ADDuration: 60 Minutes

As agents of their employers, managers need a basic understanding of employment discrimination laws and how they apply in the workplace. There are a variety of both federal and state laws prohibiting certain types of workplace discrimination. The concepts of discrimination, harassment and diversity are all related to the goal of creating a workplace environment where differences among employees are respected and valued. However, there are fine distinctions among the terms. In this interactive course, you will learn how they relate to one another from both a practical and legal perspective. You will also learn about the categories protected from discrimination, types of reasonable accommodations, and best practices to avoid workplace discrimination.

Course Details


Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify the categories protected from discrimination
  • Differentiate between disparate treatment and disparate impact
  • List the categories protected under Title VII
  • Identify types of reasonable accommodations
  • State employment practices prohibited by the ADEA
  • Identify reasonable accommodations for disabled persons
  • Describe the limitations of the Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act of 2008
  • Identify the individuals USERRA protects
  • List the criteria for a retaliation claim
  • Identify the best practices to avoid workplace discrimination
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