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HR Ethics Series: Issues in the Workplace HR Ethics Series: Issues in the Workplace is a Course

HR Ethics Series: Issues in the Workplace

Time limit: 90 days

$59 Enroll

Full course description

Among the more important ethical obligations of organizations are those that involve the health, safety, and fair treatment of employees. Employers have a moral and ethical obligation to protect employees against discrimination, harassment, and harm. This course reviews common workplace issues and strategies for how to address them. Because human resources professionals play a crucial role in supporting employee well-being, this course pays special attention to the role of HR in preventing and resolving issues in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define employee rights in the areas of employment at will (EAW), the duty of loyalty, and the duty of confidentiality
  • Describe concerns surrounding job discrimination and affirmative action
  • Identify issues related to health, safety, and risk in the workplace
  • Recognize common signs of harassment and types of sexual harassment
  • Determine strategies for confronting and eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace
  • Describe the concept of civil liberties in the workplace
  • Understand factors that can lead to job dissatisfaction
  • List methods for helping employees achieve greater work-life balance
  • Apply ethical principles to workplace scenarios

Estimated length: 1.5 hours
Access Time: 90 days
0.15 CEUs | 1.5 HRCIs | 1 PDUs | 1.5 SHRMs