3.1 The Changing Landscape of Sexual Harassment and Discrimination: A View From the Other Side

We have all heard the daily news and have read the tweets about the increase in harassment and discrimination claims, including those involving high profile individuals.  The #MeToo movement has shined a bright light on workplace harassment and discrimination and it has prompted many employers to examine their prevention and investigation strategies and tactics.  In an interactive discussion, an experienced plaintiff’s employment attorney will share with you her observations and suggestions for what employers can do to handle the changing landscape of sexual harassment and discrimination in this difficult climate.

Participants will:

Learn strategies for preventing and addressing #MeToo harassment allegations in the workplace

Learn how courts examine the integrity of workplace investigations

Learn strategies for preventing retaliation claims that can arise from harassment/discrimination investigations