Creating and Maintaining Legally Compliant Job Descriptions: Avoiding Missteps Under the FLSA, ADA, FMLA and Other Laws
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to employment counsel for preparing and maintaining job descriptions that help employers avoid or minimize liability exposure. The panel will discuss key areas of risk for employers with regard to position descriptions and explain how well-written and accurate job descriptions can serve as an effective tool to avoid and defend against employee claims under the FLSA, ADA, FMLA and other employment laws.
- Purpose and benefits of job descriptions
- Federal and state laws impacting the drafting of job descriptions
- Other laws
- Key components of job descriptions
- Best practices for creating and maintaining job descriptions
- Conduct job analysis/complete position analysis questionnaire (PAQ)
- Identify essential job functions
- Seek input from employees and managers
- Regularly review job descriptions to ensure they remain up-to-date
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What federal and state laws must employers and their counsel take into consideration when creating job descriptions?
- What are the key components of job descriptions?
- What best practices should employers and their counsel employ to ensure their job descriptions are effective and legally compliant?
- How can employers use well-drafted job descriptions to defend against employee litigation?
Joon Hwang, Esq.
Mr. Hwang represents management in a wide variety of labor and employment matters, with an emphasis on employment... | Read More
Mr. Hwang represents management in a wide variety of labor and employment matters, with an emphasis on employment litigation of all types – from single-plaintiff to complex class, collective, and hybrid actions. In addition to his litigation practice, he counsels clients on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship by offering pre-litigation advice and best practices to ensure compliance with federal and state laws. He is a frequent speaker on employment law topics.Close
Brandon R. Mita, Esq.
Mr. Mita represents employers in various areas of employment law before state and federal trial and appellate... | Read More
Mr. Mita represents employers in various areas of employment law before state and federal trial and appellate courts, the American Arbitration Association, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other state agencies responsible for investigating workplace discrimination and harassment. In addition, he provides advice and counseling to clients on a wide variety of employment law areas, including handbooks, policies and procedures, and employment-related contracts.Close