Human Resource Training

ERA offers the following classes addressing Human Resource Training for HR Professionals, Supervisors and Managers. ERA HR Training equips both new and experienced HR professionals to face the challenges and demands of their job. Employees that would benefit the most from the class are included under the class name. A more detailed description is available for each of these class including dates and instructors. If you are unable to find what you are looking for or if you would like more information please feel free to contact Ralph Neal at 513-679-4120 for Cincinnati, or Dawn Hays 614-538-9410 for Columbus.

Courses currently scheduled:

  • Affirmative Action Planning Requirements - Affirmative action requirements can be very confusing and overwhelming, especially to individuals new to equal opportunity officer responsibilities. This class is designed to provide the information necessary to allow participants to more competently prepare their AAP, particularly important with the new regulations concerning veterans and the disabled.
  • Investigating Employee Complaints & Misconduct - Nearly every company will eventually need to conduct an investigation. Whether prompted by an allegation of workplace harassment, a problem of theft, or some other form of misconduct, a prompt and thorough investigation is a critical first step toward protecting your organization. Participants will learn valuable skills and methods for navigating this difficult managerial task.
  • Labor Law Essentials for Non-Union Workplaces - In recent years, the NLRB has significantly expanded the scope of its guidance and rules in a way that directly impacts non-union workplaces. This course provides both non-union and union employers with practical guidance on bringing work rules and policies into compliance with the NLRB decisions. In addtion, the course also identifies effective strategies to prevent union organizing. This course is beneficial for Human Resource professionals, supervisors and managers.
  • OSHA 10-HR General Industry Outreach Training Program - This two-day program covers the most frequently cited OSHA safety and health standards for general industry and includes all of the mandatory elements of OSHA's 10-Hour Voluntary Compliance Course.
  • Principles of Employee Compensation - A four hour program to gain an understanding of the components of an effective compensation system. Intended to attract, retain and reward employees, compensation is as much an art as a science. Practitioners need a clear understanding of the logic behind various strategies to administer compensation plans and explain decisions. This course is designed for an HR generalist or representative who has little or no background in compensation and wants a broad overview of compensation practices and trends.
  • The Role of the HR Assistant - This class explores the supporting role of the HR Assistant in the delivery of HR services to the organization. Participants are provided an overview of pertinent federal and state employment laws and the administration. The program includes guidance on employment records, posting and retention issues, as well as other key HR areas that generally fall within the domain of the Assistant. Participants learn how to create good employee relations, handle questions from management and employees, and safeguard and maintain confidentiality.

Other courses available:

  • Advanced Leave Management: ADAAA, FMLA and OFCCP Compliance - Complying with the ADAAA and FMLA can present logistical and legal challenges for employers. How do you comply with the law and still run an effective business? This program will highlight the latest changes and trends in the legal landscape. We will address the challenges created when an employee presents with a medical condition that requires accomodation or a leave of absence and provide practical solutions for effective compliance.
  • Complete Compensation: Design & Implementation - This class will prepare you to create and implement your own compensation program and will give you the opportunity for practical applications in class.
  • Developments in Compensation Webinar - ERA will conduct a webinar on recent compensation developments on September 10, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:00 EST. The complimentary hour long webinar will cover the new compensation reporting requirements and also how the OFCCP is using the new data and focusing on equal pay in audits.
  • Discipline & Discharge for HR Professionals - This course takes an in-depth look at the legal tests and rules that influence judges (arbitrators) and juries in deciding whether such employer actions will be endorsed or overturned. Participants also delve into the unwritten rules and assumptions that these tribunals follow in reaching decisions. Participants look in detail at both what has to occur in a discipline and discharge investigation to satisfy such tribunals that "due process" occurred, and what makes up "The Seven Steps of Just Cause" that get such actions accepted rather than rejected. Finally, we will examine what types of misconduct cause tribunals particular difficulty in affirming the employer's discipline or discharge penalty.
  • Health and Wellness: Improving Your Bottom Line - The data is clear. Organizations with wellness programs improve workplace safety, reduce time away from the job, reduce workers' compensation claims and reduce turnover. This program is designed to provide the knowledge, tools and rationale to start or improve an existing health and wellness program in your organization with the specific goal having a real return on investment (R.O.I.)
  • Honda SARG Human Resource Management I - PRIVATE EVENT HONDA SARG
  • Honda SARG Human Resource Management II - PRIVATE EVENT HONDA SARG
  • Human Resource Management I - This comprehensive 24-hour program provides an intensive overview of the key elements of the contemporary HR function. Participants are offered practical, usable ideas and suggestions for handling HR matters. The focus is on learning "what questions to ask" rather than trying to provide all the answers in the ever-changing, complicated HR field.
  • Human Resource Management II - This follow-up course builds upon HRM I and provides a deeper analysis of issues facing the HR professional. This program concentrates on applying sound management practices to the HR function. Participants will learn how to review practices, policies and procedures for consistency. The focus then shifts to the implementation of strategies for positive employee relations, including compensation and benefits practices and employee relations development. Specific discussion will center on protecting the company from agency challenges and charges and how to coach and counsel employees with behavior or performance problems. Guidance for the formal performance evaluation process rounds out the program.
  • Management Rights In A Union Organizing Campaign - Designed for management of non-union facilities, this program offers practical tips of what an employer can do and cannot do legally when faced with an actual or potential union organizing campaign. In addition, it will educate managers and supervisors about the differences between what employees really want from an employer and what management thinks they want. Participants will gain insight into why employees choose unions and how successful union-free companies respond to union organizing campaigns.
  • OSHA 30-HR General Industry Outreach Training Program - This five-session program will cover all of the major OSHA standards, how they apply to general industry and what companies need to do to meet the requirements. There is no other program that offers as much comprehensive information about the OSHA standards. Participants will learn how to take the OSHA standards and apply them immediately to their workplace. This program has been used by thousands of safety professionals over the years to guide the development of effective safety programs for their organizations.
  • SHRM-CP/SCP Certification Prep. Course - Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK) which encourages HR professionals to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success.
  • Workplace Violence Plans, Prevention and Mitigation - Workplace Violence is more than just headlines... it hurts people and your bottom line, with lost time, turnover, lawsuits and enforcement actions. For Supervisors and Managers the #1 cause of death and serious injury is Workplace Violence. An average related lawsuit award is $3M. The average settlement is $600K. In today's ever changing workplace, you cannot afford to be unaware of the risks and remedies. This program will help you: