Paul Weiner 973-631-6057 or 973-615-6666

Human Resources Advice and Counsel

Conducting & Preparing Effective Performance Appraisals We help you design them to meet your company’s needs.

  • The most effective way to complete the appraisal form
  • How to conduct the performance appraisal interview
  • What legal issues to consider
  • How to evaluate your present system
  • How to change your evaluation system to make it user friendly

Preventing Discrimination Litigation This program discusses how to analyze and investigate equal opportunity issues in the workplace.

  • How to manage a disgruntled employee
  • When to retain an attorney
  • How best to use preventive policies, procedures, and programs

Developing Policies & Training to Respond to the Americans with Disabilities Act We review:

  • How managers should deal with complex disability problems
  • Requests for leaves of absence
  • Hiring and reasonable accommodations
  • Family leave laws and worker’s compensation
  • Absenteeism and the ADA

Dealing with the sick employee Management Training for Avoiding Sexual Harassment in the Workplace This timely seminar is designed to educate both management and employees about the complex and subtle issues comprising sexual harassment. Specific examples, role play, and videotapes illustrate it’s more salient aspects. Both perspectives are presented by a male and a female attorney. Developing Policies on How to Deal with Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Testing in the Workplace This program covers the effects of drug use on employee performance and morale, as well as its overall impact on the workplace.

  • How to use performance appraisals to handle these problems
  • How to establish a drug-free work-place and testing policy
  • How to best handle an employee with a substance abuse problem

Effective Interviewing/Recruiting This program takes managers through the interview process, using role playing and specific examples to update interview skills and illustrate:

  • What you can and cannot say to prospective employees
  • Questions you can ask to elicit valuable information
  • How to conduct a fact finding interview
  • Obtaining and giving references
  • Pre-employment Inquiries

-Criminal Background -Credit Reports -Driver Record Training on Avoiding Wrongful Termination Claims We will define various termination claims an employee may allege, and discuss how to prevent and/or defend against claims involving:

  • Express and implied contract
  • Slander
  • Violations of employee privacy
  • Discriminatory enforcement of policies and procedures

How to supervise without harassing – Management Training – Interview Questions – HR Training To schedule a free initial phone consultation to discuss a New Jersey labor or employment law issue with one of our union avoidance attorneys call Paul Weiner at 973-631-6057 or 973-615-6666 or email the firm.

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