Stay Up to Date on the Latest EEOC Enforcement Efforts
The actions of more employers are falling under EEOC scrutiny. Are you up to speed on the latest EEOC enforcement efforts? This course will take a closer look at the EEOC's direction concerning retaliation claims, interpretation of LGBT-related lawsuits, and emerging issues concerning social media's impact on cases. Keep on the cutting edge of your practice - register today!
- Explore the new EEOC guidance concerning causal connection in retaliation claims.
- Understand the revised EEO-1 Form and what information the EEOC needs.
- Discuss the EEOC's recent interpretation of transgender issues.
- Examine the ADA's current enforcement trends concerning employment concerns.
- Learn recent social media interpretations by the EEOC.
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- EEOC Retaliation Changes: Sidestepping New Causal Connection Pitfalls
11:00 - 12:00, Ann Barry Hanneman
- Legally Protected Activities: New Information on Participation, Opposition and More
- Adverse Employment Actions: Shedding Light on Grey Areas
- Timing of Adverse Employment Events That Raises Suspicions
- Comparative Evidence That Proves Differing Treatment
- Evidence Bits and Pieces That Show Retaliatory Intent
- How the New Guidance Lowers the Causal Connection Bar
- How Plaintiffs Create "Convincing Mosaics" for Causal Connections
- The Revised EEO-1 Form and Protecting Against Pay Discrimination Claims
12:15 - 1:15, Kate Bischoff
- What New Data the EEOC Wants
- Recognizing Pay Data Discrepancies the EEOC Will Exploit
- Analyzing Pay Disparities: Surface-Level or Clear Signs of Discrimination?
- The Top Employer Mistakes That Cause Pay Discrimination Claims
- Key Documentation Employers Need to Keep
- Explaining Pay Disparities: What to do if the EEOC Comes Knocking
- Title VII and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Discrimination: Broad EEOC Interpretations with Huge Consequences
1:15 - 2:15, Colton Long
- Recent LGBT-Related Title VII Lawsuits: Opening the Gender Stereotyping Door
- Sexual Orientation Discrimination as Sexual Discrimination
- Sexual Orientation Discrimination as Religious Discrimination
- The EEOC and Transgender Discrimination
- The EEOC and Transgender Restroom Access
- Ensuring Employer Responses to Complaints are Swift and Effective
- Essential LGBT Policies for the Workplace: Avoiding EEOC Scrutiny
- Mitigating ADA Claims: Key Takeaways From EEOC Lawsuits and Guidance
2:45 - 3:45, Ann Barry Hanneman
- Current ADA Enforcement Trends: What Employers Need to Safeguard Against
- The Dangers of No-Fault Attendance Policies
- Rectifying Inflexible Leave Policy Pitfalls
- Protecting Against Interactive Process Vulnerabilities
- Reasonable Accommodation Denials: When do They Violate the ADA?
- Pregnant Employees and ADA Accommodations: What Employers Must Provide
- Wellness Programs, the ACA and ADA Violations
- Social Media as the Modern Water Cooler: Using EEOC Positions to Avoid Obstruction Charges and More
3:45 - 4:45, Kate Bischoff
- Interpreting Current EEOC Social Media Positions
- The Dangers of Employer Social Media Restrictions
- What Employees Can and Can't Complain About Online
- Using Social Media to Make Adverse Employment Decisions
- Correctly Using Social Media in the Hiring Process
- Dissecting Social Media Policies: Separating the Lawful From the Unlawful
- Other Critical EEOC Updates Employers Need to Know Now
5:00 - 6:00, Colton Long
- Hiring Issues
- The EEOC Conciliation Process
- Class-Type Investigations
- The EEOC and Joint Employer Liability
This course is designed for attorneys. Human resource managers and paralegals may also benefit from attending.