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Ferraiuoli resources will be presenting the Seminar: “Retrato del Nuevo Lugar del Trabajo”

The Society for Human Resource Management Chapter of Puerto Rico, are pleased to present the seminar: “Retrato del Nuevo Lugar de Trabajo” under the Attorneys presentation of: Nani Marchand, Esq., Rafael Rodríguez Nevares, Esq. and Luis O. Rodríguez, Esq. The event will be presented on Wednesday 21st  January 2016 in the central offices of the Society for Human Resource Management in Hato Rey. The hours will be from 1:00 pm – 5:00pm and the registration at 12:30 pm. The costs of the same may vary for members of SHRM-PR: $86.20 and non-members: $100.35 with IVU included. For the registration and payment of the event you can enter on SHRMPR Registration.

Topics to be discussed:

  • My loved one needs nursing …will affect my work?

The coexistence of multiple genders and generations in companies and the aging of the population, shows new challenges and demand a culture sensitive to the different needs of a diverse work team. These workers confront a challenge when they have responsibilities of caring loved ones and job demands. Learn how to evaluate if a decision of employment that affects these employees constitutes a discriminatory act and the best practices to apply to different risk scenarios.

  • Mario today, tomorrow Maria: the inclusion of transgender employee

We will discuss new trends at the state and federal level to expand the rights of employees in the area of transgender work. To analyze the new administrative orders, legislative interpretations and applicable legislation, the Human Resources staff and employers will be oriented and may put in place policies and procedures to minimize legal risks.

  • Who seeks will find: What do I do with what I find?

Will discuss the risks and benefits of carrying out background records (“Background checks”) at the recruitment stage. We talk about the background precedent of criminal records, academics, medical matters, financial, verification of military service, job references, reconciliations of candidates in social networks, content of the resumes and other areas that may be subject to verification as part of the recruitment process. We also review the latest trends including “Ban the box”. We will make remarks on the claims of negligent recruiment and practical recommendations for employers to minimize the possibilities of this type of claim.

This document has been prepared for information purposes only and is not intended as, and should not be relied upon as legal advice. If you have any questions or comments about the matters discussed in this notice, wish to obtain more information related thereto, or about its possible effect(s) on policy or operational matters, please contact us.