This webinar will cover confidentiality and the role the Human Resources plays in helping the company maintain necessary confidentiality. There are several laws that have specific requirements on how confidential information is to be dealt with.
Why Should You Attend?
Confidentiality is not just a matter of "keeping secrets." The Human Resources department plays a pivotal role in helping maintain confidential information for the company.
As a result the HR person must be aware of requirements of federal and state laws and practices of regulatory agencies and court actions. What do you do when an employee says to you "I want you to know but please keep it secret"? Are you aware of what constitutes "protected health information"? Who is your privacy officer? Are you up-to-date on the restrictions the National Labor Relations Board puts on your ability to require employees to keep company information confidential? If you are not aware of the EEOC, HIPAA and NLRB requirements you may be subject to lawsuits and fines.
- The EEO and dealing with investigations of sexual harassment and discrimination
- HIPAA and maintaining the integrity of Protected Health Information. Are you considered a "covered entity"?
- We will cover what employees should sign agreements and what type
- Recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board that protect some employees from revealing confidential information
- The Human Resources Code of Ethics
Vice-President & Co-founder,
Omega HR Solutions, Inc.
Michael D. Haberman is Vice-President and co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc., a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings over 30 years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. He has a BA in Psychology; a Master's in HR and is certified as an SPHR and SHRM-SCP. He has over 17 years’ experience in the class room teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation for multiple universities and organizations. Recently Mike was named as an “Influencer” for IBM’s New Way to Work Initiative, where he serves the role of HR futurist. Mike is the author of the Human Resources blog found at OmegaHRsolutions.com , which has been recognized several times as a Top 25 in human resources related blogs. It has consistently been named as a top HR blog to read. He has been selected as one of six HR bloggers to be featured on the online version of Human Resources Executive Magazine. He has also been named in the Top 10 Digital Influencers in Human Resources and most recently has been named to the top 60 most influential HR pros on Twitter. Mike has gained a reputation as a compliance expert. He speaks on a variety of subjects to business associations, human resource associations and business based civic clubs. He has co-presented webinars on various HR related issues.
This 60-minute online course is intended for professionals in the all Industry. Although not presently stated in the draft, the same guide could be used by FDA Regulated Industries personnel.
- Office Managers
- Human Resources Generalists
- HR Administrators