NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced that registration is open for a relevant and timely webinar to provide employers with practical guidance on sexual harassment policies. Featuring experts from four highly regarded law firms in employment and labor law, this free webinar will offer a complimentary CLE to participants.
The webinar, entitled "Sexual Harassment Roundtable: Practical Guidance for Employers," will be held Thursday, March 1, at 1 PM – 2 PM EST.
The experts participating in the webinar roundtable will include Stephanie Adler-Paindiris, Principal at Jackson Lewis, PC; Chris Bourgeacq of The Chris Bourgeacq Law Firm, PC; Brooke Colaizzi, Member at Sherman & Howard L.L.C.; and Eric B. Meyer, Partner at Dilworth Paxson, LLP. Pamela Wolf, J.D., Senior Employment Law Analyst for Wolters Kluwer, will moderate the webinar and guide the discussion around sexual harassment in the workplace.
"Sexual harassment continues to be a significant workplace problem that, as we have seen, has now moved front and center as an issue for employers across many industries," said Wolf. "With constantly changing business pressures and federal and state laws impacting the issue, it can be very challenging to remain in the know on this topic. In partnership with our legal experts participating in this roundtable, this webinar will provide timely information and practical advice on what employers can do to navigate regulations, policies, and best practices in this space."
The webinar will cover a wide range of topics, including:
Why sexual harassment remains a persistent workplace problem;
The types of sexual harassment allegations that can be difficult for employers to navigate;
Pros and cons of using nondisclosure clauses in settlement agreements;
How mandatory arbitration impacts sexual harassment claims; and
Best practices for preventing sexual harassment and handling allegations when they arise.
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