Tag: Employee training

Types of training: Picking the right training for the right audience If you are interested in learning more about employee training programs and initiatives, attend our HRCI pre-approved webinar on August 19th at 11:00 AM Pacific. Click here to register. NOTE:  This is part two of a three-part series regarding best practices in training topics…

If you are interested in learning more about employee training programs and initiatives, attend our HRCI webinar on August 19th at 11:00 AM Pacific. Click here to register. Two managers are talking about training their employees. The first one asks, “Yeah, training costs money and what if we train them, and they leave?” The second…

Question: What mandatory training must we provide to our employees in California? Answer: Each employer’s training needs will differ based on the company’s area of employment. For example, depending on the size, industry, and organizational structure of the entity, the training topic requirements vary. Employers are required to provide Anti-Harassment Training for Supervisors in various…

Question: Does an employer need to pay a group of non-exempt employees who attended an optional training over the weekend? Can the employer offer them “comp” time if pay is not “required”? Answer:  Training programs conducted during regular working hours constitute work time and must be compensated as such, according to the federal Fair Labor Standards…

Question:  Is a new hire training program subject to ERISA if it is all-expenses paid, including salary? Answer: Apprenticeship and training programs that cover private sector workers may be ERISA-covered plans.  Not all private sector employment-based educational programs, however, are ERISA plans.  According to the Department of Labor, scholarship programs paid from an employer’s general assets,…