Sensitivity Training: Recognizing and Preventing Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace
February 14, 2017, 9 a.m. Pacific

Discrimination and harassment causes organizations to lose good employees every year. Now more than ever, discrimination and harassment training is a must for individuals at all levels of employment within the workforce. During this webinar, presenters will walk you through how to identify and properly deal with harassment and discrimination, explore strategies for maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free environment, and discuss real-life scenarios that help teach you how to distinguish harassment and discrimination concerns in the workplace so that you can be prepared to respond effectively.

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Overview

Presented on a complimentary basis by our employment law attorneys, the Gordon & Rees National Employment Law Webinar Series is offered online with select dates also offered in-person at a firm office. Each one-hour webinar is held on the second Tuesday of the month and at the same time each month: 9 AM Pacific; 10 AM Mountain; 11 AM Central; and 12 PM Eastern, unless otherwise noted.

Benefits of Attending

A few minutes of prevention goes a long way towards ensuring successful, productive employment relationships and reducing the risk of lawsuits. Attendees will receive practical training on important legal trends and learn simple actions they can take to protect themselves and their employees. Attendees can participate virtually from any location with an internet connection.

Who Should Attend

Each webinar is designed for those who need to make well-informed employment decisions on a day-to-day basis including human resources specialists, generalists, payroll managers, upper level managers, in-house counsel, insurance carriers, and upper management individuals. The webinars focus not only on the law, but also on practical tips for individuals to more effectively manage their employment relationships.

 

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February 14, 2017

Sensitivity Training: Recognizing and Preventing Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace
Discrimination and harassment causes organizations to lose good employees every year. Now more than ever, discrimination and harassment training is a must for individuals at all levels of employment within the workforce. During this webinar, presenters will walk you through how to identify and properly deal with harassment and discrimination, explore strategies for maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free environment, and discuss real-life scenarios that help teach you how to distinguish harassment and discrimination concerns in the workplace so that you can be prepared to respond effectively.

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March 14, 2017

Medical Marijuana, Prescription Drugs, Alcohol and Illegal Drugs in the Workplace
This webinar will provide attendees with practical guidance on the hiring and placement of employees using medical marijuana, prescription drugs, alcohol and illegal drugs in the workplace. Presenters will discuss how laws impact employers’ policies regarding the use of drugs and alcohol, how to balance workplace safety with respect to the rights of employees, and gave advice on changes that employers should make to workplace drug and alcohol policies.

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April 11, 2017

Identifying Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Issues
Many employers use temporary staffing agencies and/or independent contractors in addition to their regular direct employees. While these roles can sometimes serve a necessary and beneficial purpose including reduction of costs, there are a number of potential legal pitfalls when use of these workers is not properly implemented. This webinar is designed to highlight various red flag issues that can lead to joint employer liability and liability for misclassification of independent contractors under federal and state laws.

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Stacey M. Cooper

San Diego

Co-Chair of the National Employment Law Webinar Series
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Ferraro, Nicholas

Nicholas J. Ferraro

San Diego

Co-Chair of the National Employment Law Webinar Series
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