HR Administration Certificate Program

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Mastering the Regulations

Laws - regulations - forms - procedures - rights - responsibilities - these factors impact your job every day, making the complex issues of human resources exciting, ever changing and sometimes overwhelming!  This course will provide you with the tools to better understand the regulations and the steps to take for compliance. It will introduce best practices and procedures for administration and to insure preservation of your company's rights. 

Why EANJ's HR Administration Certificate Program?

Quality - In post-Program surveys, 100% of the participants ranked the Program "Excellent" on all quality criteria.  100% said they would recommend the Program to a colleague.

Scope - Unlike other certificate programs that focus only on federal law, EANJ's HR Administration Certificate Program integrates the unique characteristics of New Jersey statues.

Credibility - Led by Amy M. Vazquez and Robin M. Ross, experts in HR regulatory and legislative requirements including compliance with Federal Family Medical Leave Act, NJ Family Leave Act, COBRA, State Plan Disability, Unemployment Compensation, OSHA, federal and State Wage/Hour, among others.

Price - Can't be beat.  Anywhere.

Five, 2.5 hour virtual sessions,

Sessions 1 & 2: The Mandated Benefit Laws

  • Unemployment
  • Workers Compensation
  • Temporary Disability Benefits
  • Family Leave Insurance

Session 3:  The Insurance Continuation Laws

  • NJ Mini-COBRA

Sessions 4 & 5: The Leave Laws

  • Federal Family Medical Leave Act
  • NJ Family Leave Act
  • Leave as an accommodation
  • NJ SAFE Act
  • NJ Earned Sick Leave

Time and Dates

Session 1 - October 20, 2021

Session 2 - October 27, 2021

Session 3 - November 3, 2021

Session 4 - November 10, 2021

Session 5 - November 17, 2021



Sessions will be held virtually.  Registrants will be sent log in information about a week before the event start date.

Registration Fees

$700 per person, per member participant
$1,150 per person, per non-member participant

2021 session has filled to capacity.

Payment due in advance.  Class size is limited.

Pre-Approved for 2.5 HRCI & SHRM-CP/SCP Recertification Credits for Each Class 

(12.5 Credits Total)

Cancellation Policy

Payment due in advance. In order for a full refund of registration fees, written cancellation requests must be post-marked 30 days prior to commencement of the first session. Late cancellations will be charged a $250 cancellation fee. In the event a participant must cancel after the program begins, the participant will be refunded on a pro rata basis for future cancelled sessions and charged a $250 cancellation fee.


Session Descriptions


Several New Jersey laws make monetary benefits available to provide some financial security for employees unable to work because of involuntary job loss, disability or certain family-related issues.  Some of this benefit is paid by you, the employer, in the form of taxes.  These sessions will explain the provisions of these laws and give tools and guidance to help with administrative compliance, prevent unwarranted benefit payments and provide some measure of cost control.
Unemployment Compensation

  • Benefit calculations
  • Disqualifications
  • Appeal process
  • Taxes
  • Cost control techniques

Temporary Disability Benefits

  • Private plan option
  • Impartial exams

Workers Compensation

  • Types of claims
  • What is compensable?
  • Working with your carrier

Family Leave Insurance

  • Weekly/daily Benefit amount
  • FL-1 form:  when and how   


This session explores the legal and practical implications of an employer's responsibility to continue group health insurance in specific situations, and will explain the steps needed for proper compliance. The regulations concerning continuation coverage are complex, with unforgiving procedural requirements, making a thorough understanding of the rules necessary for day-to-day administration.


  • Qualifying events
  • Notice requirements

State Continuation Laws

  • Mini- COBRA
  • Dependents coverage
  • Disability

Sessions 4 & 5: THE LEAVE LAWS

The rights of employees to take job-protected leave for various reasons can cause scheduling nightmares, administrative headaches, and serious problems if those rights are violated.  This session will explain the mandated "leave laws" in detail and provide practical information and guidance for your day-to-day dealing with leave situations.
Federal Family and Medical Leave

  • Steps to compliance
  • Responding to leave requests
  • Controlling intermittent leaves
  • Medical certification
  • Reinstatement rights

New Jersey Family Leave

  • Leave requirements   
  • Comparison and coordination with federal law
  • The maternity case


  • Leave as an accommodation
  • How long is too long?

New Jersey SAFE Act

  • Protections for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault

Earned Sick Leave

  • How much?
  • For what reasons?
  • Carry over/ Pay out
  • What if we already have a policy?