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Veterans' Legal Rights & Discrimination - Chapter Summary
Our professional instructors present topics related to the legal rights of veterans and veteran discrimination through a series of informative lessons. Your employees can review the definition of USERRA and what it means to be ADA compliant. Use this chapter for a variety of training needs, from one-on-one training to corporate meetings and workshops.
How It Helps
- Ensures compliance: Provides important information on ADA compliance guidelines to ensure your workplace operates in compliance with all laws.
- Protects rights: It's easy to understand the rights guaranteed to veterans under USERRA.
- Offers insight: Help your employees evaluate and reconsider their own biases with these lessons.
This chapter is a handy way to ensure your employees can do the following:
- Define USERRA and explain its responsibilities and rights
- Outline what it means to be ADA compliant
- Discuss unconscious and conscious bias when it comes to veteran discrimination in the workplace
- Help employees evaluate their own implicit biases
- Explain the rights and responsibilities provided under VEVRAA
1. USERRA: Definition, Rights & Responsibilities
The lesson discusses the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994. It addresses the rights uniformed service members have, along with the responsibilities of their civilian employers.
2. VEVRAA: Definition, Rights & Responsibilities
VEVRAA is legislation that protects many returning veterans from employment discrimination. In this lesson, you'll learn more about VEVRAA, who it applies to and employer responsibilities that are part of it.
3. What is ADA Compliance? - Definition & Guidelines
This lesson will provide you with a definition of the ADA and ADA compliance. Guidelines for being in compliance with the ADA and some examples will also be provided.
4. Veteran Discrimination in the Workplace: Conscious & Unconscious Bias
Nearly everyone appreciates the service of the men and women of their country's armed forces. Sadly, separating servicemen and servicewomen often face bias. This lesson is designed to raise a manager's awareness of these biases.
5. Overcoming Biases Against Veterans in the Workplace
It is unfortunate but true that current and former members of the military often face bias in the workplace. This lesson describes how leaders can create an inclusive culture for veterans.
6. Practical Application: Evaluating Your Implicit Biases
Many bad business decisions are the result of implicit bias. Implicit bias affects decisions because it influences thoughts or actions through misrepresentation or misunderstanding.
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