Family Responsibility Discrimination: Defending Against Claims in an Uncertain Legal Framework
Leveraging Defense Techniques in Litigation Over Failure to Provide Leave, Discrimination and Retaliation
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to employment counsel on defending against employee family responsibility discrimination claims based on a variety of federal laws. The panel will review defense techniques that have been effective despite the unpredictable, overlapping legal framework.
Defense techniques and theories for family responsibility claims
- Title VII
- Disparate treatment claims amongst caregivers
- Best practices to prevent claims
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How can employers defend against claims alleging discrimination or retaliation in connection with family responsibility leave requests?
- What best practices are recommended to avoid claims of leave request violations?
- What are the statutory bases for family responsibility claims?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Joan M. Gilbride
Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan
Ms. Gilbride is Managing Partner of the firm’s Employment Law Practices Team. Her practice focuses on the... | Read More
Ms. Gilbride is Managing Partner of the firm’s Employment Law Practices Team. Her practice focuses on the representation of management in employment litigation and complex commercial litigation. In addition to defending clients in litigation, Ms. Gilbride regularly counsels clients on a broad array of employment law matters including employment agreements, independent contractor and wage and hour issues, and noncompetition agreements.Close
Miller Law Group
Ms. Rashby has represented and counseled management on a wide range of employment matters, including wage and hour,... | Read More
Ms. Rashby has represented and counseled management on a wide range of employment matters, including wage and hour, leaves of absence, discrimination, harassment, and employee handbooks and personnel practices. Ms. Rashby has written hundreds of articles and employer compliance materials touching on all aspects of employment law.Close