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Overview: Documentation is both the bane and the blessing for HR. It is difficult to get people to do it, but it is preferred by attorneys and believed by judges and juries.
Why should you Attend: Annually hundreds of thousands of lawsuits and hearings occur across the country. Each of these is “legal” proceeding which require evidence of events that actually occurred. Documentation is what wins, or in some cases loses, these lawsuits and hearings. The result of lack of documentation results in the loss of millions of dollars each year that might be prevented by a good documentation program.
Areas Covered in the Session:
How and why documentation is good
Meets the legal requirements of Federal statutes
Provides a record of interactions with employees in order to provide better recall of what was said and done
Helps knowledge retention. You do not need to have the original parties to have a recollection of the event or conversation
Provides the legal documentation needed to defend the company in a lawsuit
We will talk about how documentation will get you in trouble
What is necessary for good documentation
We will talk about what tools can be used
With this information you will be better able to defend the organization from loses incurred due to poor documentation practices.
Who Will Benefit:
Michael D.Haberman is a consultant, speaker, writer and teacher. He is co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc. a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. He has a Master’s in HR and is certified as an Senior HR professional. He has over 17 years’ experience in the class room teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation.
Mike is the author of the Human Resources blog found at OmegaHRsolutions.com , which has been recognized as a top human resources related blogs. He has also been named a top Digital Influencer in Human Resources.
Mike has gained a reputation as a compliance expert and is earning a reputation as an HR futurist. He speaks on a variety of subjects to business associations, human resource associations and business based civic clubs. He has presented numerous webinars on various HR related issues including wage and hour compliance, rewards, culture, social media use in HR, practical futurism for HR departments and more.