Live Webinar Strategies for Avoiding Employment Discrimination Claims

01:00 PM EDT | 10:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM CDT Duration 90 Minutes

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This webinar will familiarize you with and sensitize you to the key pitfalls to be aware of and avoid and provide you with some practical tips to avoid discrimination/harassment allegations, charges and/or lawsuits. Areas Covered in the Session

Description

Most employers and managers know that federal and state laws make discrimination in hiring and employment practices illegal. Most employers believe that they do not discriminate—and may then be surprised to receive notice of an EEOC charge or a lawsuit. The good news is, you can avoid allegations and resulting lawsuits. But how? This webinar will familiarize you with and sensitize you to the key pitfalls to be aware of and avoid and provide you with some practical tips to avoid discrimination/harassment allegations, charges and/or lawsuits.

Areas Covered

•    Overview of federal anti-discrimination laws and types of discrimination;
•    What is harassment? What is a “hostile work environment”?
•    Pitfalls to look for at each stage:
---    Pre-employment (tests, interviews, screening);
---    During Employment (discipline, promotion, accommodations);
---    Termination
Case examples

Who will Benefit

CEO’s,
Senior Managers,
Hiring Managers,
Middle Managers,
H.R. Directors,
H.R.
Generalists,
Recruiters

Industries who can attend

This 90-minute online course is intended for professionals in the all Industry. Although not presently stated in the draft , the same guide could be used by FDA Regulated Industries personnel


Speaker Profile

Janette Levey Frisch

Janette Levey Frisch,employment and hr attorney

Janette Levey Frisch is the founder of The EmpLAWyerologist Firm, has over 20 years of legal experience, more than 10 of which she has spent in Employment Law. It was during her tenure as sole in-house counsel for a mid-size staffing company headquartered in Central New Jersey, with operations all over the continental US, that she truly developed her passion for Employment Law.

Janette and The EmpLAWyerologist Firm operate under this core belief: It is possible, and it is in an employer's best interest, to proactively solve workforce challenges before they become problems, before they result in lawsuits or steep fines caused by government audits.

Janette works with employers on most employment law issues, acting as the Employer's Legal Wellness Professional - to ensure that employers are in the best position possible to avoid litigation, audits, employee relations problems, and the attendant, often exorbitant costs. Janette authors the firm's weekly blog, where you can read each week, in plain English (not legalese) about issues impacting employers today. Janette has written articles on many different employment law issues for many publications, including EEO Insight, Staffing Industry Review, @Law, and Chief Legal Officer.

Janette has also spoken and trained on topics, such as Criminal Background Checks in the Hiring Process, Joint Employment, Severance Arrangements, Pre-Employment Screening among many, many others.

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