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HR Skills™: HR Federal Law

Self-Paced3 Course Hours | 12 Weeks
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HR Management
HR Skills™: HR Federal Law


HR professionals play a key role in ensuring that employment laws are implemented fairly and consistently across their organization, and they help the organization stay in compliance with required laws. To do this well, HR professionals must be aware of key legislation and any potential changes to legislation. They must know how employment laws affect their organization, and they must develop strategies and procedures for following those laws.

In this course, you'll learn about some important federal employment laws and examine how those laws are implemented in the workplace. You'll also learn about key resources for learning about relevant federal laws, and you'll practice employing your research skills to examine federal laws relevant to your organization.


  • IACET CEUs: 0.3
  • HRCI Credits: 3
    • General: 3
  • SHRM PDCs: 3


  • Mobile-friendly
  • Audio-enabled
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Fully accessible
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Expert-supported
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies

learning Outcomes

  • Explain how HR professionals help keep their organizations compliant with federal employment laws
  • Outline key federal employment laws and list resources for researching them
  • Define key terms used to classify different types of workers according to federal law
  • Explain how organizations can identify illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace
  • Describe the legal responsibility of employers in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace
  • Explain how federal law applies to workplace activities including hiring employees, providing benefits and compensation, and terminating employment

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