Chicago Chapter

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

            
Details
Location:

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

Overview

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.

Speakers

Scott Gilbert, Shareholder, Labor and Employment, Polsinelli - https://www.polsinelli.com/professionals/sgilbert

Andrew Douglass, Shareholder, Practice Chair, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Polsinelli - https://www.polsinelli.com/professionals/adouglass

Mary Kathryn Curry, Associate, Labor and Employment, Polsinelli - https://www.polsinelli.com/professionals/mkcurry

Notes

Agenda:
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.

CLE

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

Contact

Chapter Administrator, Lisa Carreras
Phone: 815-464-8336
E-mail: Chicago@accglobal.com
Fax: 815-464-8334

Cost

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

Sponsored By:

Polsinelli


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