Writing Job Descriptions (OnDemand Webinar)


SKU: 409065EAU


Receive strategies on how to write an accurate job description and how to avoid the various legal pitfalls.Employers encounter many situations where it is critical to convey a clear understanding of an employee’s job duties. If an employer does not prepare an adequate job description before the employee is hired, it may face liability for disability discrimination and failure to accommodate, interference with FMLA rights, and increased workers’ compensation costs. This topic will explain how to identify essential functions and write effective job descriptions that can be used to limit the risk of liability.

Date: 2021-09-09 Start Time: End Time:

Learning Objectives

Why You Need Job Descriptions

How to Write an Effective Job Description
• Who Is Your Audience?
• How Do You Identify Essential Functions?
• Why You Must Preserve Flexibility

Implementation in the Workplace
• Recruiting
• Employee Acknowledgment
• FMLA and Workers’ Compensation
• Reasonable Accommodation
• Litigation

HR Certification Institute ,SHRM ,Additional credit may be available upon request. Contact Lorman at 866-352-9540 for further information.

Calvin R. House-Gutierrez, Preciado & House, LLP