Rise & Learn Customized HR Training


In response to your feedback given at our popular monthly Rise & Learn Workshops, Kastner Westman & Wilkins is now offering customizable HR Training sessions – at your facility or ours – on topics that you choose. Rise & Learn Customized HR Training sessions are ideal for management/supervisor-level meetings, off-site retreats, professional associations and multi-person human resource departments.

Who should attend Rise & Learn Customized HR Trainings?
  • HR professionals
  • Management
  • Supervisors
  • In-house counsel
  • Owners
You choose the topic. We customize the training session to meet the needs of your workplace. Click on the links for each training category below to see what sessions are available within each category.

Employee Hiring, Performance, Discipline, and Termination »
• Best practices when making and delivering termination decisions

• How to document performance consistently throughout your organization

• How to implement alternative performance evaluation methods

• How to be an effective supervisor

• EEO considerations

• How to properly document and deliver discipline

• Hiring best practices

• Employee handbooks

• Navigating unemployment compensation claims


Fringe Benefits Administration »
• HIPAA privacy

• Plan documents

• Fiduciary duties

• ACA compliance

• Required disclosures and contributions


Harassment in the Workplace »
• Harassment in the Workplace


Labor Relations »
• CBA administration

• Processing grievances

• How to prepare for and negotiate a contract


Leave Management »
• FMLA administration

• ADA interactive process

• Mandatory paperwork and notices to employees

• Letter-writing to physicians—fitness for duty/direct threat assessment

• Light duty work

• No-fault attendance policy enforcement


Public Sector »
• Preparing for and negotiating a CBA

• Loudermill rights

• Public records law

• Performance management and progressive discipline


Wage/Hour Issues »
• Payroll and timekeeping practices

• Employee classifications as exempt vs. non-exempt

• Policies and enforcement of OT expectations

• Proper payroll deductions


Workplace Conduct/Investigations »
• How to conduct a prompt and thorough investigation

• Bullying/diversity/sensitivity

• Understanding what is and is not appropriate for the workplace

• Social media impact on the workplace


Workplace Safety »
• OSHA-compliant safety procedures and protocols

• Required documentation and reporting obligations

• Workplace injuries—OSHA and workers’ compensation considerations

• Drug & alcohol testing policies, procedures and enforcement




Schedule your session.
Click here for an online form to let us know which topics you are interested in. We’ll review your submission and get back to you shortly with pricing and availability. If you prefer, please call Lori Morrison at 330.867.9998.

Contact Information

Kastner Westman & Wilkins, LLC
3550 West Market Street, Suite 100
Akron, Ohio 44333
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330.867.9998 (t)
330.867.3786 (f)

Contact Lori Morrison for more information



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