A Best Company's Guide to Handling Harassment Allegations

A Best Company's Guide to Handling Harassment Allegations

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
Truth is far stranger than fiction -- this session describes stunning and often hilarious stories from real harassment cases ... thus allowing you to assess best (and worst) practices for handling harassment claims!
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Track: Employment Law & Legislation

How do the HR Departments at the Best Companies reduce their exposure to damaging and costly harassment charges? Prudent employers ensure that managers are well-trained to detect and respond to harassment claims, whether sexual, racial, or religious. This session shows how the best companies train their managers and supervisory teams, including: How to spot harassment? How to respond effectively? Who to interview? What to document? What discipline to impose? Learn which practices work best, and which to avoid!

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 11:30am to 12:45pm
Presenter: 

Gregory J. Hare

Gregory J.
Hare

Greg Hare has been a labor & employment lawyer with Ogletree Deakins for over 27 years – and he’s now the firm’s Managing Shareholder in Atlanta. His practice focuses on assisting companies with HR challenges, government investigations, and employment litigation matters – such as wrongful termination, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wage and hour disputes, and employment contracts. He advises clients on HR topics like employee discipline and discharge, severance agreements, layoffs, family and medical leave, and use of independent contractors. Greg proactively helps companies reduce exposures by developing management training programs, allowing managers to spot and resolve issues before they mushroom into costly legal disputes.

Location: 
LVCC N224-226
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
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