Live Webinar Series

Drafting Legally Sound Job Descriptions

Webinar Details$219

  • Webinar Date: August 24, 2017
  • Webinar Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT  live
  • Guest Speaker:  Joshua Viau
  • Industry:  Human Resources
  • Credit: HRCI 1.5, SHRM 1.5
  • Eventbrite - Drafting Legally Sound Job Descriptions

Drafting job descriptions is complicated and can increase legal risks for an organization if done improperly.  In addition, improperly or haphazardly drafted job descriptions can have negative practical implications from a human resources perspective.  This job descriptions webinar will provide everything you need to know to minimize legal risks and maximize employee performance.


  • Understand the practical and legal traps related to poorly drafted job descriptions
  • Learn to avoid wording that can lead to and support discrimination claims when drafting job descriptions
  • Understand the role of job descriptions in avoiding and defending ADA and FMLA claims
  • Maintain an employee’s at-will status when drafting job descriptions
  • Learn how to minimize FLSA issues when drafting job descriptions
  • Understand that job descriptions are legal documents used as evidence in lawsuits and administrative proceedings

Guest Speaker

Joshua Viau

Joshua Viau

Employers represented by Josh Viau consider him a valuable resource for avoiding disputes as well as a tireless advocate when disputes arise. Josh has spent his entire legal career advising employers on day to day human resource and labor relations issues with a focus on avoiding problems before they turn into emergency situations such as a government agency audit, EEOC charge, litigation, an unfair labor practice charge, or a union organizing campaign or election petition. This includes advisin... View Full Profile

HRCI Credit

This program has been approved for credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

SHRM Credit

Aurora Training Advantage is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit