Employment discrimination and sexual harassment complaints are a reality. You can understand the laws and implement the best-practices policies, but you can’t prevent every incident. So what do you do when an employee registers a discrimination or harassment complaint? The policies and procedures you abide by can make the difference between workplace harmony and a full-scale litigation assault by an employee or action by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Join our panelists as they detail important steps in the investigative and resolution process and discuss the latest EEOC enforcement and litigation actions, particularly as they relate to discrimination and harassment related to sexual orientation and gender identity. Learn from these in-house and outside counsels the best practices related to: UpJohn warnings• Employee and employer confidentiality• Thorough investigation and documentation• Eliciting truthful answers• Ensuring no retaliation• Faragher/Ellerth defense • Preventing and remedying discrimination/harassment• Implementing and communicating effective workplace policies• Training• Interviewing union employees.
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If you are licensed in New York, this content is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced New York attorneys. Although, this content is appropriate for all New York attorneys, newly admitted attorneys cannot earn CLE credit for the completion of the course when presented via on-demand.