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  1.  Legal and Effective Interviewing II: The Right Questions

    Legal and Effective Interviewing II: The Right Questions

    $845.00

    <p> The selection interview is the most important step in the hiring process. In today&#39;s down-sized corporations, managers and supervisors and even front-line employees are playing a crucial role in the interviewing process. <br /> <br /> Do your managers know that they cannot ask a potential employee about family, religious views, disabilities or birthdates? With so many WRONG questions, perhaps your supervisors aren&#39;t sure what questions are RIGHT - questions about past employment, responsibilities and workplace behaviors.<br /> <br /> Protect your organization with Legal and Effective Interviewing II: The Right Questions video program. Knowing your legal boundaries is one of the most important facets of the interviewing process. This video program provides you with a thorough practical approach to training supervisors and managers in this vital aspect of employment and covers such topics as setting the interview tone, the general interview format, listening techniques and more. <br /> <br /> &bull; Preparing for the interview<br /> &bull; Avoiding discrimination and lawsuits<br /> &bull; Gathering information <br /> &bull; Closing and documenting the interview<br /> <br /> Added features and benefits of DVD training include:<br /> &bull;Informative training points and bonus material for refresher or training talks<br /> &bull;A customizable PowerPointTM presentation<br /> &bull;Video-enriched training organized by learning objectives that facilitates discussion<br /> &bull;A printable Leader&#39;s Guide<br /> &bull;Resourceful web links to organizations such as OSHA, FEMA, NSC and the CDC, where viewers can download and print information on regulatory standards. <br /> <br /> This training package includes a Leader&#39;s Guide and 10 desk references.</p> <p> Run Time: 14 Minutes</p> Learn More
  2. ADA Case Files with Catherine Crier

    ADA Case Files with Catherine Crier

    $645.00

    <h2> Description</h2> <p> <b>What&#39;s Included:</b> 4 DVDs (English and Spanish versions), A customizable PowerPoint? presentation &amp; A printable Leader&#39;s Guide <br /> (Program length: <strong>23 minutes</strong>)</p> <p> <b>Topics:</b> <a href="http://www.atsmedia.com/scripts/cat_Results.asp?topi_ID=30">ADA</a></p> <p> <font color="#454545" face="Arial">This exciting video program covers the information needed by all supervisors and managers to implement the principles of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) in their workplace while guarding against expensive lawsuits.</font></p> <p> <font color="#454545" face="Arial">Court T.V.&rsquo;s Catherine Crier hosts this program. Formatted in the style of a fast-paced prime time news feature, the video covers the important details of the A.D.A. and includes real life examples of its application with employees. Former attorney and judge, Catherine Crier lends her insights to the discussions and more informative commentary is provided by attorneys and subject matter expert interviews.</font></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h2> Key Learning Points</h2> <ul class="learning-points"> <li> What qualifies as a disability?</li> <li> What is a reasonable accomodation?</li> <li> How does the ADA impact the hiring process?</li> <li> How should performance concerns be addressed?</li> </ul> <h2> This Item is Part of a Series</h2> <p> Check out these other items in the series:</p> <ul class="series"> <li class="first"> <a href="http://www.atsmedia.com/scripts/cat_Detail.asp?igrp_ID=1338">HR Case Files with Catherine Crier</a> (entire series)</li> <li> <a href="http://www.atsmedia.com/scripts/cat_Detail.asp?igrp_ID=1340">FMLA Case Files with Catherine Crier</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.atsmedia.com/scripts/cat_Detail.asp?igrp_ID=1342">Sexual Harassment Case Files with Catherine Crier</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.atsmedia.com/scripts/cat_Detail.asp?igrp_ID=1341">FSLA Case Files with Catherine Crier</a></li> </ul> Learn More
  3. ADA: A Tool to Work With

    ADA: A Tool to Work With

    Regular Price: $450.00

    Special Price: $350.00

    <p> Release Date: March 1992</p> <p align="left"> This program which is narrated by quadriplegic Joni Eareckson, provides all employees with an overview of the ADA.</p> <ul> <li> What is a disability?</li> <li> Who is protected?</li> <li> Reasonable accommodations.</li> </ul> <p align="left"> <b>Includes:</b> 18 minute VHS video and supervisor summary.</p> Learn More
  4. Avoiding Litigation Landmines

    AVOIDING LITIGATION LANDMINES: An Employment Law Survival Guide for Managers

    $845.00

    <h4> Quick Overview</h4> <div class="short-description"> <p> Employment law litigation has exploded over the last five years: one in five managers will find themselves in litigation at some time during their careers. <strong>Avoiding Litigation Landmines: A Survival Guide for Managers </strong>should be a staple in every management training library.</p> <p> Brought to you by the producers of the best-selling <strong>Workplace Violence: First Line of Defense</strong>, the video uses a compelling dramatization which no manager will be able to forget. When a litigation landmine explodes, three senior attorneys from Littler Mendelson, the nation&rsquo;s largest employment and labor law firm, explain the problem.</p> </div> <div class="collateral-box"> <div class="head"> <h4> Product Description</h4> </div> <div class="product-specs"> <p> Managers will learn not only how to avoid these litigation landmines, but how to turn them into positive tools for unlocking the potential of the individuals within their work force.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>THE LANDMINES:</strong></p> <ul class="disc"> <li> Failure to Document</li> <li> Failure to Train</li> <li> Failure to Keep Evidence</li> <li> Grade Inflation</li> <li> Failure to Talk to HR</li> <li> Inappropriate e-mail</li> <li> Inconsistent Treatment</li> <li> Loose LipsInappropriate</li> <li> Letter of Reference</li> </ul> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Training Package Includes: </strong></p> <p> Leader&rsquo;s Guide Particpant&rsquo;s Guide</p> <p> <strong>Run Time: </strong>30 Minutes</p> </div> </div> Learn More
  5. Can't Be Denied: The Impact of Customer Discrimination

    Can't Be Denied: The Impact of Customer Discrimination

    $1,495.00

    <p> <strong>Participant Objectives</strong></p> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-family: Verdana, Tahoma, Arial, Helvetica; " width="580"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="4"> <p class="edge16" style="font-family: Futura, '55 Helvetica Roman', sans-serif; font-size: 14px; "> Too many organizations are learning the hard way that the actions of their leaders can create tremendous liability for the organization when it comes to workplace harassment. Organizations today must ensure that all of their Leaders are proactively working to create a respectful workplace free from harassment and discrimination.</p> </td> <td style="width: 6px; "> &nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td style="width: 66px; "> &nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 159px; "> &nbsp;</td> <td colspan="2"> &nbsp;</td> <td> &nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td> &nbsp;</td> <td colspan="3"> <ul> <li class="edge9" style="font-family: Futura; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(66, 66, 66); padding: 4px; "> Demonstrate employee actions or inactions that can create liability for the organization.</li> <li class="edge9" style="font-family: Futura; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(66, 66, 66); padding: 4px; "> Become aware that customers are lost because of bad and potentially illegal customer service practices.</li> <li class="edge9" style="font-family: Futura; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(66, 66, 66); padding: 4px; "> Realize the importance of providing good customer service to all customers.</li> <li class="edge9" style="font-family: Futura; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(66, 66, 66); padding: 4px; "> Understand that a good customer service policy will be the same for all customers regardless of age, race and national origin.</li> <li class="edge9" style="font-family: Futura; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(66, 66, 66); padding: 4px; "> Promote increased customer retention.</li> <li class="edge9" style="font-family: Futura; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(66, 66, 66); padding: 4px; "> Recognize the key action that leaders must do to comply with the law and ensure quality customer service to all patrons.</li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Learn More
  6. Documenting Discipline II

    Documenting Discipline II

    $845.00

    <p> This compelling new and revised DVD program demonstrates clearly and concisely how managers and supervisors should deal with employee performance issues that occur on a daily basis.</p> <p> By using FOSA your organization can ensure that:</p> <p> the appropriate steps are taken</p> <p> all employees are treated fairly</p> <p> lawsuits are avoided</p> <p> and the best outcome is achieved</p> <p> When supervisors and managers record the Facts regarding employees&rsquo; problems, state the Objectives for improved performance and provide possible Solutions, the Actions which need to be taken to resolve the situation are easy to communicate and legally defensible.</p> <p> There are three keys to legally and successfully resolving employee performance problems.</p> <p> 1. Documentation!<br /> 2. Documentation!<br /> 3. Documentation!</p> <p> VIDEO SYNOPSIS</p> <p> The program follows the progress of two employees who have performance issues. Their manager is instructed in the FOSA method and each step in the process is shown and explained. One outcome is successful performance improvement and the other is a legally sound termination of the employment relationship.</p> <p> Program includes: 21 minute enhanced, interactive DVD, an expanded Leader&rsquo;s Guide with a customizable PowerPoint Presentation and one How-To book.</p> Learn More
  7. Documenting Discipline

    Documenting Discipline Manufacturing Industrial Version

    $845.00

    <p align="left"> Disciplining employees must be done in a manner that&#39;s both legal and effective. This award-winning video introduces your managers to the four-step FOSA system: Facts, Objectives, Solutions, Actions, for implementing and documenting disciplinary actions.</p> <p align="left"> <b>Key Learning Points: </b></p> <ul> <li> Document specific behaviors that may justify discipline.</li> <li> Implement the four-step FOSA system.</li> <li> Implement progressive discipline.</li> <li> Protect yourself against a wrongful termination suit.</li> <li> Address performance issues legally and effectively.</li> </ul> <p> <b>Package Includes:</b> 22 minute VHS video or DVD and Leader&#39;s Guide.</p> Learn More
  8. FLSA Case Files with Catherine Crier
  9. MLA Case Files with Catherine Crier

    FMLA Case Files with Catherine Crier

    $645.00

    <div class="product_desc"> <p> Formatted in the style of fast-paced, prime time news features, this program outlines the vital facts on and includes real-life applications of the Family Medical Leave Act. <br /> <br /> Meet David Watkins, who sued his company when they failed to reinstate him to his job after he recovered from three heart attacks.<br /> <br /> Court TV&rsquo;s Catherine Crier lends her insights to the discussion and employment experts share their in-depth knowledge on FMLA.</p> <ul> <li> What are the qualifiers for FMLA leave?</li> <li> What are the employee and employer rights under the law?</li> <li> What is meant by exempt vs. non-exempt employees?</li> <li> What is an &ldquo;equivalent job&rdquo;?</li> </ul> <h3> Package Includes</h3> <ul> <li> DVD (19 Minutes)</li> <li> Leader&rsquo;s Guide</li> <li> 20 Employee Handbooks</li> </ul> <p> <strong>Run Time: </strong>19 Minutes</p> </div> Learn More
  10. The HR Case File Series with Catherine Crier

    HR Case File with Catherine Crier 4 Part Series

    $1,495.00

    <div class="product_desc"> <p> The H.R. Case Files programs on Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fail Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act and Sexual Harassment are all now available in DVD format. The DVD&rsquo;s are multilingual; these DVD&rsquo;s include both the English AND Spanish versions on one DVD.<br /> Court T.V.&rsquo;s Catherine Crier hosts each of these programs. Formatted in the style of fast-paced prime time news features, each video covers the important details of these employment laws and includes a real life example of their application with employees.<br /> <br /> This exciting new series of comprehensive training programs covers the key areas of employer liability for potential legal challenges. Every manager and supervisor needs this critical information in order to perform their jobs legally and effectively while reducing the risk of lawsuits, productivity problems and reduced employee morale. <br /> <br /> Help your organization attain safer legal ground by providing your management team with this entertaining and informative training series. Each video comes in a deluxe package and all four can be purchased separately. Deluxe packages include a Leader&rsquo;s Guide with PowerPoint presentation and 10 Desk References or Handbooks</p> <h4> Series Includes 4 Programs with Catherine Crier:</h4> <ul> <li> ADA Case Files (23 Minutes)</li> <li> FLSA Case Files - (23 Minutes)</li> <li> FMLA Case Files (19 Minutes)</li> <li> Sexual Harassment Case Files (22 Minutes)</li> </ul> </div> Learn More

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