Drafting Job Descriptions: How Companies Can Accidentally Negate At-Will Status and Other Pitfalls

Drafting Job Descriptions: How Companies Can Accidentally Negate At-Will Status and Other Pitfalls
February 19, 2024
10:00 am- 11:00 am EST
$500 per attendee per computer terminal
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Drafting Job Descriptions-HR WEBINAR

Did you know an improperly drafted job description can negate employment-at-will status and create other legal problems? This engaging and interactive webinar will provide the essentials to help you avoid legal trouble when drafting job descriptions. In this webinar, we'll provide all the information you need to do a thorough audit of your current job descriptions. And we'll give you the info you need to draft sound job descriptions going forward.  This webinar will help you better understand legal cases in which job descriptions can be introduced and used against you and legal pitfalls that can trip up even the most savvy HR Professional.  

This 60 minute live HR Webinar will help you:

  • Avoid language that can lead to discrimination claims when Drafting Job Descriptions
  • Understand how the Americans With Disabilities Act Protects Job-Seekers and Phrasing that can Lead to ADA claims when Drafting Job Descriptions
  • Understand the Americans with Disabilities Act and How to Avoid Violations of the ADA when Drafting Job Descriptions
  • Know what the "essential functions" of the job are and how to make that clear on the job description
  • Learn about Employment-at-Will and How to Avoid Negating an Employee's at-Will Status
  • Watch for Language that Can Violate the FLSA and Help Avoid Wage and Hour Claims
  • Understand how job descriptions are used in Equal Pay Act litigation
  • Know how job descriptions can be used against you in a court of law

HR Learning Center's 60 minute on-line employment law training HR Webinar includes the following:

  • Live on-line training by an experienced employment attorney
  • Power point presentation
  • Hand Outs
  • Certificate of Attendance Forms
  • Question and Answer Session


  • In-House Counsel
  • Line Managers
  • HR Professionals
  • Attorneys
  • General Managers
  • Business Owners