Drafting Position Statements to Mitigate Full-Scale EEOC Investigations and Lawsuits
Strategic Techniques to Address Claims of Failure to Hire, Equal Pay, Class vs. Individual Claims
A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE course will provide employment counsel with practical techniques to draft EEOC position statements. The experienced panel will outline strategies for responding to various EEOC charges while minimizing full-scale investigations and lawsuits.
- Internal investigation
- Position statement drafting techniques
- Basic components
- Class claims vs. individual claims
- Failure to hire claims
- Accommodation claims
- Policy and procedure best practices
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- What are best practices when conducting an internal investigation with the EEOC position statement in mind?
- Based on the charge, what are the best approaches to drafting the position statement?
- What types of unnecessary information should employers avoid providing in position statements?
Adriana S. Kosovych
Epstein Becker & Green
Ms. Kosovych’s experience includes: representing clients in employment-related litigation on a broad array of... | Read More
Ms. Kosovych’s experience includes: representing clients in employment-related litigation on a broad array of matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate disabilities, breach of employment contracts and restrictive covenants, and wage and hour disputes, in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies, and advising employers in all facets of the employment relationship, from pre-employment considerations and hiring to terminations and post-employment restrictions.Close
Frank C. Morris, Jr.
Epstein Becker & Green
Mr. Morris leads the firm’s Employment, Labor and Workforce Management Practice in the Washington, D.C., office,... | Read More
Mr. Morris leads the firm’s Employment, Labor and Workforce Management Practice in the Washington, D.C., office, and co-chairs the firm's ADA and Public Accommodations Group. A former NLRB attorney, he now represents private and public employers in EEO, disability, labor, and general litigation matters. Mr. Morris regularly writes and lectures on various employment and litigation topics and is an adjunct professor at George Washington University Law School, where he teaches Discrimination Law.Close
Jeffrey L. Rhodes
McInroy, Rigby & Rhodes
Mr. Rhodes advises companies and executives, representing them in the structuring, drafting and defending of... | Read More
Mr. Rhodes advises companies and executives, representing them in the structuring, drafting and defending of their corporate transactions and employment practices to help accomplish their business goals. His practice focuses on employment disputes in the areas of non-competes, compensation, wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, whistleblower, severance, and benefits issues.Close