Drafting Legally Sound Job Descriptions

On Demand Webinar

Webinar Details $219

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  • Webinar Length: 90 Minutes
  • Guest Speaker:   Susan Desmond
  • Topic:   Human Resources, Compliance and Regulatory
  • Credit:   HRCI 1.5, SHRM 1.5, ATAHR 1.5
All Access Membership

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

  • Susan Desmond

HRCI Credit

Human Resource Certification Institute
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 www.hrci.org.

SHRM Credit

Society for Human Resource Management
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 www.shrmcertification.org.

ATAHR Credit

Aurora Training Advantage is offering continuing education points designed to recognize dedication to training and excellence in human resources.