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Maintaining a Harmonious Working Environment - ON DEMAND - NO CE

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Practical Employee Relations For Leaders
Professional Development |  Human Resource Development
Mike Mirarchi
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1 Hour
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A harmonious working environment is one in which people feel safe, seen, heard, and respected.  Critical to maintaining it are that employees have high self-esteem, are treated with respect, and work in a safe, non-violent setting.  This course provides practical knowledge and scripts on how to take appropriate action and deal effectively with discriminatory comments, sexual harassment, and threats and acts of violence,such that personal and employer liability is avoided.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • How to prevent discriminatory comments from turning into hostile work environment claims.
  • How to avoid personal liability by properly responding to actual and potential sexual harassment situations.
  • How to identify warning signs of potential violence, respond to threats, and the effective tactics to use in active violence situations to minimize injuries and loss of life.

Major Subjects
  • Disassociating yourself and your employer from discriminatory comments.
  • Scripts for addressing potential and actual sexual harassment situations.
  • Consensual relationships between leaders and their subordinates.
  • Effective violence prevention measures
  • Survival tactics in active violence situations.

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Mike Mirarchi's Profile

Mike Mirarchi Related Seminars and Products

Michael J. Mirarchi is recognized as a leading expert in employment-related lawsuit prevention. As an Employee Relations Counselor, he is dedicated to helping employers stay litigation-free. Drawing from over 30 years of experience in employment and labor law, as an employer defense attorney and as a Human Resources Vice President, he developed a unique litigation-avoidance program. Through it, participants acquire significantly increased practical knowledge and a higher level of confidence in addressing employee relations issues than they have ever had before. He has presented his “Reset the Clock” program over 1,200 times to more than 28,000 leaders at employer facilities across North America. Mr. Mirarchi believes that the vast majority of leaders want to exercise their abilities with fairness, integrity and professionalism. Nevertheless, if you lead people long enough, there are plenty of opportunities to run into potential liability situations. In these situations, leaders who know what to do and how to do it have a tremendous advantage over those who don’t, in avoiding lawsuits. He has presented the HR Professional version of this program for SHRM Chapters across the country, annually for Dallas HR. In 2013, Mike was recognized as the first inductee into the HRSouthwest Conference Speaker Hall of Fame. Over the last 25 years, he has consistently been one of the highest-rated speakers, excelling in content, professionalism and delivery. In conjunction with various employer, industry and professional associations, he has conducted live TV broadcasts, webinars and on-line employee relations programs, in addition to presenting at their regional and national conferences. Mr. Mirarchi has a B.S. in Business Administration and a Law Degree from Seton Hall University.

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Designed For Managers and supervisors at al levels