The High Cost of Getting Even: Preventing Retaliation Claims

2014 Employment Law and Legislative Conference
Workplace Application: Participants will learn what workplace conduct is protected and how to identify, investigate and prevent risky management practices.

You do everything right: conduct a prompt, thorough investigation of an employee's complaint, deliver training and have a solid policy. Then you learn a manager has taken action against an employee who made a complaint. What started out as one claim has now turned into two. Retaliation claims have doubled in the last ten years and the verdicts can be staggering.  Don't miss this interactive session and learn how to prevent and investigate these costly claims.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 9:15am to 10:45am
Presenter: 

Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP

Allison
West, Esq., SHRM-SCP

Allison West is an employment attorney by background and uses her legal skills coupled with sound human resources practices to assist companies in managing and reducing their workplace risks.  She is a frequent top rated-speaker on employment law and human resources topics.  Allison specializes in delivering customized interactive training, conducting workplace investigations, coaching executives and managers, human resources consulting and provides expert witness assistance. Allison is a Board Member of the Association of Workplace Investigators and is licensed to practice law in California and holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources and SHRM-SCP certification.

Location: 
Congressional B
Amount of Credit: 
1.50
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
Business Acumen
Critical Evaluation
Intended Audience: 
Executive-level
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