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FHRI SS002: Staffing Laws and Regulations

Schedule

  • ONLINE COURSE
  • Available online through December 31, 2021, Tuition: $225  (#25889)   REGISTER
    **In order to receive credit for this asynchronous course you will need to complete the course by December 31, 2021 otherwise you will be marked incomplete.
  • Available online through March 31, 2022, Tuition: $225  (#26005)   REGISTER
    **In order to receive credit for this asynchronous course you will need to complete the course by March 31, 2022 otherwise you will be marked incomplete.

Overview

The federal workforce is composed of an estimated 2.1 million civilian workers. As a new Federal HR specialist, one of your first roles may be to help your agency hire additional employees. Several laws and regulatory guidance serve as the foundation for hiring processes and procedures. This course will provide you with foundational information on the laws and regulations that govern staffing activities.

How You Will Benefit

In this three-hour online course, you’ll learn:


  • What HR professionals can and cannot do when hiring for Federal agency employment.
  • Merit Systems Principles and Prohibited Personnel Practices, including hiring flexibilities and Veterans’ preference.
  • Legal authorities for issues of concern to Federal employees, applicants for Federal jobs, preference eligibles and others.
  • Information about the nine merit system principles that are required of Federal personnel management.
  • Regulatory authorities for addressing issues of concern to Federal employees, labor unions, compliance monitors, applicants for Federal jobs, preference eligibles and others.

Who Should Attend

  • Early career HR Specialists with 3 years or less of Federal HR experience
  • Current Federal HR specialists seeking a refresher course

Prerequisites

N/A

Additional Information

This online course is approximately 3 hours long.

HR Competencies Emphasized

  • Staffing
    • Agency Staffing Policies and Procedures, Hiring Authorities, Hiring Process Management, Labor Law

  • General
    • Customer Service; Legal, Government, and Jurisprudence; Organizational Awareness; Technical Competence