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K-State Today

September 14, 2011



Legal issues for supervisors of classified employees

By Gina Lowe

The office of general counsel will present a session on legal issues for supervisors of classified employees from 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Town Hall of the Leadership Building.

Attendance is limited to those currently in supervisory, lead worker, or management positions at K-State.

Overview

This presentation is intended to provide an introduction to some of the common legal issues faced by supervisors of classified employees at K-State. The office of general counsel staff will share tips on avoiding legal pitfalls in the supervisory role.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • The role of the office of general counsel
  • Liability/Kansas Tort Claims Act
  • Evaluation/discipline of classified employees
  • Sexual harassment and racial/ethnic harassment
  • Americans with Disabilities Act, orADA/reasonable accommodations
  • Family and Medical Leave Act, FMLA
  • State Governmental Ethics Act

To register or for more information, please visit the Human Resources’ website.