Human Resources

Navigating Discrimination Claims & Managing Accommodations

Course Code: 01-09-HR65

Recent U.S. Supreme Court and Washington Supreme Court decisions illustrate the need for human resource (HR) professionals and management to stay on top of the ever-changing landscape of discrimination law. This course provides learners with up-to-date information on changes to state and federal law in easily understood terms with practical application.

You will gain in-depth knowledge of the elements of discrimination, illegal harassment, retaliation, and accommodation claims. You will learn to navigate work-related complaints, focus on legitimate business reasons for your decisions, and gain insight into your role in managing workplace requests for accommodation.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Navigate employee complaints about unfair treatment in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal foundations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
  • Appropriately handle requests for accommodations.
  • Ensure equal treatment of all employees in the workplace.

Intended Audience: Leaders, managers, and human resource professionals.