Your Employee Did WHAT?? Legal Obligations to Address Workplace Harassment and Discrimination

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
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Human Resources and managers are crucial to maintaining a workplace free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. You and they are the key to both prevention and correction. This presentation will focus on yours and your managers' unequivocal affirmative responsibilities when harassment, discrimination or retaliation is alleged. It will arm you with practical, business-focused ways of communicating the absolute critical nature of you and your manager’s legal obligation to address complaints about harassment, discrimination and retaliation. 

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:20am to 10:38am
Presenter: 

Michael S. Cohen, J.D.

Michael S.
Cohen, J.D.

Michael S. Cohen concentrates his practice in the areas of employment law training and counseling. Mr. Cohen has trained and counseled employers throughout the country on subjects including harassment prevention; workplace diversity; discipline and discharge; hiring and recruiting practices; performance evaluations; FMLA, ADA and FLSA compliance; leave of absence policies; performance management; workplace privacy; sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace; substance abuse testing; workplace violence; records retention; conducting background checks; teens in the workplace and managing attendance problems. He has conducted trainings for executives, directors, managers, supervisors and employees in many industries, including financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, retail, real estate development, law firms and human services. Mr. Cohen also has conducted trainings for executives, deans and faculty in several institutions of higher education and secondary education. He has conducted more than 150 trainings in the last year.

Follow Michael on Twitter @Cohen_HR_Law.

Location: 
Smart Stage, Connection Zone
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