HR Hotline Live: Prevent & Navigate Workplace Discrimination Complaints

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ABOUT THIS EVENT

Discrimination complaints can be a minefield for businesses, but with the right knowledge and strategies, you can proactively prevent them and effectively defend against them when they arise. 

Join CBIA’s HR Counsel Diane Mokriski and Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey attorneys Vincent Farisello and Nick Zaino as they delve into practical solutions, legal insights, and best practices to safeguard your organization.

Key Topics:

  • Unintentional Pitfalls: How Managers Unknowingly Expose Companies to Liability
    • Understand the common mistakes managers make that inadvertently lead to discrimination claims
    • Real-world examples: from asking about retirement plans to enforcing outdated grooming rules
    • Why even well-intentioned actions can backfire legally
  • Managerial Conduct: Legal Responsibilities and Risk Mitigation
    • The legal principle: Employers are liable for their managers’ actions
    • Strategies to control managerial conduct and minimize risk
    • Navigating the fine line between guidance and liability
  • Proactive Policies and Practices: Preventing Needless Claims
    • Practical steps for creating an inclusive workplace
    • Examples: lactation rooms, gender-neutral facilities, and religious accommodations
    • How proactive policies reduce the likelihood of complaints
  • Best Practices in Handling Harassment Complaints
    • Immediate steps when a complaint arises
    • Balancing confidentiality, investigation, and employee well-being
    • Understanding the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities process

Don’t miss this opportunity to equip yourself with actionable insights and protect your organization from discrimination-related risks. 

Disclaimer: This webinar will provide general information and will not constitute legal advice. Please consult with legal professionals for specific guidance for your specific situation. 

This program is approved for 1.0 HRCI credits and 1.0 SHRM PDCs.


HR problems or issues? Email or call CBIA’s Diane Mokriski at the HR Hotline (860.244.1900) | @HRHotline. The HR Hotline is a free service for CBIA member companies.

DATE

Mon, Jun 03, 2024
1:00pm – 2:00pm

LOCATION

Online

COST

FREE-$50

OUR SPONSORS

HR Hotline Live: Prevent and Navigate Workplace Discrimination Complaints is made possible through the generous support of Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey.

For more information about table sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities, contact CBIA's Joe Dias (860.244.1118)

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