Chicago Chapter

Downtown Lunch CLE - Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: What the #MeToo Movement Means for Employers


Polsinelli, 150 N. Riverside Plaza, Suite 3000, Chicago, IL 60606


With the emergence of the #MeToo movement, the numbers of sexual harassment claims brought against companies across all industries have exploded. This session will discuss steps that employers can take now to identify and mitigate their risks for sexual harassment claims in the workplace. Attorneys will share best practices for companies to follow when developing and implementing effective anti-harassment policies and procedures. The presenters will also address implications for offering COBRA and severance benefits, as well as the key tax considerations, relating to how employers might settle sexual harassment claims with former employees.


Scott Gilbert, Shareholder, Labor and Employment, Polsinelli -

Andrew Douglass, Shareholder, Practice Chair, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Polsinelli -

Mary Kathryn Curry, Associate, Labor and Employment, Polsinelli -


11:45 am: Registration & networking
12:00 pm: Lunch
12:15 pm: Presentation
1:15 pm: Q&A

Online Registration Preferred:  To set up your ACC Chicago registration account, please follow the site instructions as a "New User" upon your first visit.  You will receive a confirmation at the end of your registration process.


Credits: One hour of Illinois MCLE Credit
State: Illinois
Category: General Credit


Chapter Administrator, Lisa Carreras
Phone: 815-464-8336
Fax: 815-464-8334


Attendance is complimentary, but limited to ACC members, in-house prospective ACC members and guests of the sponsor.

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