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Strategies to Prevent and Avoid Discrimination in the Workplace

Recognize the risk of discrimination in the workplace and learn strategies to prevent discrimination before lawsuits happen. All employers are faced with complaints of discrimination in the workplace. Employees routinely make complaints about discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability and other protected characteristics. In some cases, employers have created and enforced policies and practices that give rise to a higher risk of workplace discrimination. This topic helps the employers recognize the risks of workplace discrimination and proactively address those risks. The material also explains strategies and methods for avoiding workplace discrimination before they become administrative charges or lawsuits. Applying employment policies differently to different employees most often leads employers to complaints about unlawful discrimination. Often, these policies have led to discrimination suits and damages awards. This information is critical for employers so they can minimize the risks of workplace discrimination.
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Agenda

Overview of Workplace Discrimination
  • Sources of Protections (Federal, State and Local Laws)
  • Kinds of Discrimination
  • Examples
Ways Employment Practices Can Get Employers Into Trouble
  • Hiring, Promotions and Terminations
  • Employment Policies
  • Leave and Accommodation
Strategies for Avoiding and Preventing Discrimination in the Workplace
  • Consistency in the Treatment of All Employees
  • Thorough Investigation of Complaints
  • Addressing Requests for Leave and Accommodation
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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.
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Why Lorman?

Over 30 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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Tony W. Torain, II

Tony W. Torain, II

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Associate at Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Represents management in employment-related matters such as wrongful discharge, wage and hour issues, implementation of leave policies, reductions in force, workplace investigations, and discrimination
  • Represents management in traditional labor law matters, including collective bargaining agreements, unfair labor practice charges, potential strikes, and arbitration proceedings
  • Defends employers in cases involving claims of discrimination and wage issues before federal and state courts and before the EEOC, the Department of Labor (OFCCP) and other federal, state and local agencies. Has experience in drafting Affirmative Action Plans
  • Conducts OSHA investigations, drafts IIPís and defends OSHA cases
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Product ID: 399621
Published 2017
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