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Employee Training: Legal Issues and Cultural Dimension

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Question 1
Discuss the legal issues that an HR professional should be aware of when designing training. Discuss the cultural dimensions that must be considered as well.

Your essay should be at least 500 words in length and include an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. You must also use one outside source. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

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Employees need to undergo training programs that inform them about the company, its mission, vision, policies, rules and procedures. Other types of training are general skills such as literacy or technical skills and others that are essential for the job. Others are programs that are developed to prevent lawsuits. The employer or trainer need to know the legal issues and cultural dimensions that affect employment. Trainers need to do their homework and understand more about the company's situation, needs, and concerns that employees should know. The company needs to consider these issues in designing a training program for their employees as a thorough and relevant training is essential for an organization to succeed.
Conducting a training or activity to share on relevant legal issues is informative and produces an intelligent and well-trained workforce that is essential to the company's productivity. Among these issues that employees need to learn are sexual harassment, safety, and discrimination.
The U. S. Supreme court emphasizes the importance of sexual harassment training in the workforce to prevent unlawful harassment. Employers are liable for instances of sexual harassment unless they exercise great care in preventing and promptly correcting harassing behaviour in the workplace. ...

Solution Summary

Employee Training Program - its importance and description is provided in 692 words with three non-APA references.

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