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Employee Relations


Course Details

This course can only be taken as part of the Certificate in Human Resources Management.

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About this Course

This course covers the laws, regulations and policies governing Washington state employers with regard to employees. You’ll develop practical skills and learn useful tools for managing the employee relations function of your job. We’ll explore key employment laws in areas such as anti-discrimation, labor relations, and workplace privacy and testing.

What You'll Learn

  • Approaches for investigating discrimination and whistleblower complaints
  • Progressive discipline policies
  • How to develop and maintain employee handbooks
  • Key aspects of family and medical leave laws

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You’ll develop a tool kit for managing risk and developing employee relations policies.

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Human Resources Management.

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