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Favoritism in the Workplace: Risks and Legal Issues

Understand the risks and legal issues of favoritism in the workplace.

This topic highlights the risks and legal issues of favoritism in the workplace. It provides information on how to identify it, address it, and be proactive in mitigating it. Favoritism is an issue that is subtle and often times overlooked as an underlying cause of low productivity, employee engagement, high turnover, lack of innovation and many other road blocks to an organization's success. Taking steps to avoid the perception of favoritism will pay dividends on a daily basis, and you'll see results in morale and productivity, growth and overall success of an organization.

Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

Identifying Workplace Favoritism and It's Dangers

  • Is It Favoritism?
  • Dangers of Workplace Favoritism
    • a) Lost Productivity
    • b) Resentment
    • c) Decreased Employee Morale
    • d) Business Impact
    • e) Legal Ramifications

Legal Risks and Issues

  • Legal Risks
    • a) Illegal Discrimination
    • b) Sexual Harassment
    • c) Retaliation

Prevention and Responsiveness

  • Prevention
    • a) Focus on Employee Talents and Strengths
    • b) Maintain Open Communication
    • c) Practice SelfAwareness and Transparency
    • d) Finding the Balance
  • Responsiveness

Is Favoritism Ever Legal?

  • Favoritism vs. Discrimination

Case Studies | Current Issues | Being Proactive | Final Takeaways

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  • IL CLE 1.5
     
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  • RI CLE 1.5
     
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  • VT CLE 1.5
     
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  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE
     
  • NJ CLE
     
  • NV CLE
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE
     
  • WV MCLE
     
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.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Irma Vargas

Irma Vargas

V1H Consulting

  • Partner in the office of V1H Consulting
  • 20 years of development, training and facilitation of workshops for public and private sector organizations in employee engagement, diversity, establishing processes to mitigate discrimination, favoritism, leadership development, team building and strategic planning
  • Coach leaders and managers in public and private sector organizations around talent development through strengths-based methodologies
  • Organizations include, CDC, California State Department of Public Health, Pasadena Public Health Department, El Rancho Unified School District, New Grace Community Church
  • 34 Strong Certified StrengthsFinder™ Coach
  • M.P.A. degree, California State University, Northridge, The Tseng College; B.A. degree in english, Whittier College
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or https://twitter.com/V1Hcoach
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Product ID: 404449
Published 2018
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