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EEO Compliance in Maryland

Save yourself costly discrimination lawsuits - keep your company's policies up-to-date. Stay informed of current issues and recent court decisions to minimize your risk for discrimination charges - or even a lawsuit. Purchase this audio and manual package and get a comprehensive look at what you need to know to protect your organization from costly legal troubles. Discover the key reporting requirements and proper termination practices you need to stay in compliance with ever-evolving EEO laws. Let us answer your toughest EEO questions in just one day. Purchase now. Benefits for You - Avoid unpleasant surprises later on - solve your problems related to complying with discrimination laws - Eliminate problems upfront by conducting lawful interviews; - Take the guesswork out of deciding what policies to include in handbooks; - Prepare for an EEOC investigation - should the worst happen
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Agenda

Recent Developments and Legislative Updates
— Frank L. Kollman
  • Criminal Records and Ban the Box Legislation
  • The Americans With Disabilities Act, GINA and FMLA Interplay
  • Protections Under Consideration
  • Retaliation
  • Interplay of EEO and Other Federal Labor and Employment Laws
Federal and State Overview of EEO Laws: Title VII, ADA, FMLA
— Timothy F. McCormack
Developing Effective EEO and Nonharassment Polices
— Kerstin M. Miller
  • EEO Recruitment Policies and Considerations
    • Job Ads and Applications
    • Criminal Background Checks
  • Drafting Effective EEO Anti-Harassment Policies
    • Defining Harassment
    • Defining Roles and Responsibilities
    • Reporting Procedures
    • Investigation Process
    • Determination and Corrective Action
  • Keys to Success: Implementing EEO Policies and Training Employees
Legal Issues in Hiring
— Frank L. Kollman
  • Why Hiring Decisions Need as Much Care as Firing Decisions
  • The Future of Disparate Impact
  • Job Descriptions
  • Advertising Job Vacancies
  • Interview Techniques
  • Documenting Each Stage of the Hiring Process
Handling and Documenting Employee Counseling, Discipline and Termination
— Jennifer Burdick
  • Do Disciplinary Policies Really Work?
  • There Is Another Way. How to Do It:
    • Hiring and Orientation
    • Policy
    • The New Process
    • Training the Supervisor
  • Termination May Be Necessary:
    • When to Do It
    • How to Do It
Interplay of LGBT and Religious Rights in the Workplace
— Douglas W. Desmarais, Esq.
  • Religious Accommodation in the Workplace
  • Religious Expression in the Workplace
  • Laws Protecting Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Employees
  • Laws Protecting Transgender Employees
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Jennifer Burdick

Jennifer Burdick

CMK Associates, L.L.C.

  • President of CMK Associates, L.L.C., a human resources consulting and training company specializing in equal employment opportunity compliance, investigations and training for small, developing companies, and nonprofit organizations
  • Experienced mediator in employment and business related disputes
  • Served as an evaluator for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, based on the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Standards
  • Former executive director for nine and a half years of the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights
  • Served 11 years as an investigator and as a state and local coordinator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Baltimore District Office
  • Former board member of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland; member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Chesapeake Human Resource Association; associate member of the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Selected as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 1997, 1999 and 2001 and has been inducted into the Circle of Excellence of Maryland Women
  • Confirmed by the Baltimore City Council to serve on the Baltimore City Ethics Board
  • B.A. degree, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin; considerable postgraduate education in economics, equal opportunity law, management, and total quality management practices
Douglas W. Desmarais, Esq.

Douglas W. Desmarais, Esq.

Smith & Downey, P.A.

  • Partner in the office of Smith & Downey, P.A., a leading law firm concentrating in employee benefits and human resources law
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of labor and employer/employee relations
  • Extensive experience representing clients before federal and state courts across the country, as well as before government agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Department of Labor (DOL), and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
  • Editor and co-author of the Model Jury Instructions for Employment Litigation
  • Past chair of the Sexual Harassment Subcommittee, American Bar Association Section on Litigation
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on human resources law, including sexual harassment, wage and hour issues, and the interaction between the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • J.D. degree, The University of Maryland School, LL.M in Labor Law, Georgetown University School of Law; Admitted to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia
  • Can be reached at [email protected] or (410) 321-9348
Frank L. Kollman

Frank L. Kollman

Kollman & Saucier, P.A.

  • Partner of Kollman & Saucier, P.A., founded 1988
  • Established management labor and employment law attorney and litigator
  • Lectures nationally on labor law, employment discrimination, and occupational safety and health
  • Contributing editor, Developing Labor Law, publication of the American Bar Association
  • Has achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory®
  • Former member, Maryland Board of Public Accountancy
  • J.D. degree, Syracuse University College of Law; B.A. degree, The Johns Hopkins University
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Timothy F. McCormack

Ballard Spahr LLP

  • Partner with Ballard Spahr LLP
  • Focuses private-sector employment law on behalf of management
  • Defends employers in actions alleging discrimination or retaliation under Title VII and state and local law, including claims of discrimination based on race, sex, national origin, and religion also regularly defends claims brought under the ADA and ADEA
  • Defends employers in actions alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws, including federal actions
  • Represents employers and employees in actions to enforce restrictive covenants
  • J.D. degree, University of Michigan Law School; B.A. degree, magna cum laude, Central Michigan University
Kerstin Miller

Kerstin Miller

Smith & Downey, P.A.

  • Partner in the office of Smith & Downey, P.A.
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of labor and employment law, including when employee benefits law intersects with traditional human resources law
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on topics related to all aspects of human resources law, including leaves of absence, discipline and terminations, harassment prevention, and discrimination
  • Written several publications related to the areas of human resources law, including in the Maryland State Bar Association’s labor & employment newsletter
  • Member of the Maryland Bar
  • J.D. degree, University of Maryland School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 410-321-9000 or [email protected]
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Published 2014
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