The Patchwork Quilt - Employment Law Basics for LGBT Employees

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: You will learn the latest news and case law regarding LGBT workplace rights as well as proactive practices for your organization.
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According to a landmark ruling by the EEOC intentional discrimination against transgender employees is sex discrimination. This session will explore and discuss various court rulings that create the patchwork quilt of employment laws affecting employers with LGBT employees. In addition, Yarbrough will address practical strategies for developing guidelines and policies to address LGBT workplace issues.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Jonathan W. Yarbrough

Jonathan W.

Jonathan Yarbrough is a Partner at Constangy Brooks & Smith, LLP. His practice includes providing advice and counsel to employers on compliance with federal and state employment laws, including the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and wage and hour laws. He also assists federal contractors with affirmative action planning and compliance. Jon has successfully represented employers in a wide variety of employment related lawsuits and charges brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and the United States and North Carolina Departments of Labor, and before state and federal courts in North Carolina and Tennessee. He has also successfully defended whistleblower charges before OSHA and before Administrative Law Judges of the United States Department of Labor.

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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Critical Evaluation
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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