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BH102 Basic Principles of EEO

Certificate Track: Human Resource Management

Basic Principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) provides an overview of EEO law, theories of unlawful discrimination and practical tools that you can take back to the office. The class will help human resource professionals and hiring managers identify barriers to the principles of EEO and
practical solutions to encourage a discrimination and harassment-free workplace.

What You Cover: 

  • Laws that protect employees: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 1991
  • Best practices that protect employers
  • Responding to employee complaints
  • Conducting workplace investigations
  • Skills for working successfully with legal counsel
  • How to get buy-in from top managers and employee engagement
  • Impact of the Generations

How You Benefit: 

  • Learn how to create a company culture where employee complaints are minimal 
  • Understand basic principles of EEO and the skills you need to succeed
  • Learn from examples, case studies and class exercises

Cost: $629
Discounts may apply, please refer to the registration page for details.

Instructor: Ryan Gibson

Ryan is an Oregon employment lawyer with 10 years of experience.  He focuses his practice exclusively on advising and training employers on compliance with all manner of employment laws, including in the areas of discrimination and harassment, family leave, wage and hour, disability accommodation, and employment contracts, among others.  He also has extensive experience representing employers in litigation in state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies like the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI).  Ryan also worked in the Multnomah County District Ryan is an Oregon employment lawyer with 10 years of experience.  He focuses his practice exclusively on advising and training employers on compliance with all manner of employment laws, including in the areas of discrimination and harassment, family leave, wage and hour, disability accommodation, and employment contracts, among others.  He also has extensive experience representing employers in litigation in state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies like the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI).  Ryan also worked in the Multnomah County District Attorney’s office prosecuting misdemeanor cases.  He has been listed as an Oregon Super Lawyer since 2014, an award reserved for the top 5-10% of lawyers in a practice area.

Notes
Management of Human Resources (BH101) is strongly recommended as the first course, especially for those entering the certificate program with less than two years experience in the field. It is also suggested that you take Employee and Labor Relations (BH302) before Basic Principles of EEO (BH102).

Applies towards the following certificate:
Human Resource Management



Interested in bringing this program to your organization? Contact Michelle Giovannozzi.