New Workplace Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Laws: Avoiding Claims in the #MeToo Era
Recent Judicial and Legislative Changes, Circuit Split on Gender Identity Protection Under Title VII
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide counsel on best practices for employers to avoid claims of sexual harassment and sex-based discrimination in the #MeToo era. The panel will review recently enacted anti-sexual harassment laws from several states, including California and New York, as well as the judicial circuit split regarding protection for transgendered individuals under Title VII.
- Overview of new state laws regarding sexual harassment in the workplace
- Analysis of circuit split on Title VII protection of sexual identity
- Discussion of how these legislative changes and judicial decisions impact employers
- Best practices for maintaining compliance and avoiding sexual harassment and discrimination claims
The panel will review these and other important topics:
- What new state laws have been enacted regarding sexual harassment in the workplace?
- What is the circuit split regarding Title VII protection of sexual identity?
- How do these legislative changes and judicial decisions affect employers?
- What are the best practices for maintaining compliance and avoiding sexual harassment or discrimination claims?
Epstein Becker & Green
Ms. Gefsky's practice covers labor and employment matters in a practical manner tailored to each client according... | Read More
Ms. Gefsky's practice covers labor and employment matters in a practical manner tailored to each client according to its unique business, culture, and circumstances.Close
Susan Gross Sholinsky
Epstein Becker & Green
Ms. Sholinsky advises employers on all facets of the employment relationship, from pre-employment considerations and... | Read More
Ms. Sholinsky advises employers on all facets of the employment relationship, from pre-employment considerations and hiring to terminations and post-employment restrictions. She develops and audits employers' policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local law and best practices. Ms. Sholinsky counsels employers with respect to the avoidance of employment-related disputes, employee discipline, leaves of absence, accommodation requests, and termination of employment. Ms. Sholinsky serves on the adjunct faculty of the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where she teaches courses concerning human resources and the law. She also frequently speaks at events and webinars on employment law topics and authors numerous publications on employment law issues.Close