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.Register now button

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 Gibson 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.  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).

Instructor: Mandy Olund
 Dr. Margaret (Mandy) Olund is an HR professional with over 22 years of experience in public service in the Federal sector in the areas of human resources, diversity, and civil rights. Dr. Olund holds a PhD in Business Administration with an emphasis in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Northcentral University; her dissertation topic was “How HR Policies Affect the Diversity of Applicant Pools – A Qualitative Study.” She also holds an MBA with a focus on Human Resources from American Intercontinental University, and is SPHR certified.

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).


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