Protected Categories of Employees & Activities

Aug 16, 2017 08:30am -
Aug 16, 2017 11:00am


Event Description

Federal and state law continues to increase the types of categories and activities entitled to legal protection. Understanding these protected categories is critical to avoiding a discrimination charge or lawsuit.

  • Emerging protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • Increased rights for pregnant employees.
  • Protecting victims of domestic violence.
  • Accommodating religion in the workplace.
  • Prohibiting retaliation.

Prerequisites: This series is designed for HR Professionals, Managers, Owners who want more in-depth knowledge about legal issues in employment.

Advanced Preparation: There is no advanced preparation for this course.

Competencies: Business Acumen; HR Professional Development, Employment Laws & Regulations

Delivery Method: Group-Live

Program Level: Overview

HRCI Accreditation:
Recertification Credit Hours: 2.25
Specified Credit Hours: HR

“The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.”


SHRM Accreditation:
Professional Development Credits awarded: 2.25
AAIM Employers’ Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Recommended CPE Credits: 2.5

Fields of Study: Business Law

Duration: 8:30 - 11:00 am

Member Cost:  $175; NonMember Cost: $225

CANCELATION POLICY: All registrations are firm. Substitutions are encouraged when the original registrant is unable to attend. A full credit will be given when the registrant cancels/reschedules MORE THAN two weeks prior to the date of the scheduled program.

No-shows/day of class cancelations will be billed in full. In the case of illness or a medical emergency, the registrant must notify AAIMEA and will then be offered the next date of the program at half price after the absence is paid in full. 

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancelation policies, please contact AAIM’s Research and Solutions Team at 314-968-3600.​

Event Type:Public Training
Category:HR Professional Development
Early registration ends on Nov 08, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Nov 09, 2016 and ends on Aug 15, 2017.
Late registration starts on Aug 16, 2017.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

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Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Individual Session
Member Fee: $175.00$175.00$175.00
Non-Member Fee: $225.00$225.00$225.00