LegalOctober 11, 2018

Wolters Kluwer opens registration for webinar on LGBTQ+ issues in the workplace

In partnership with leading law firms FisherBroyles, LLP, Jackson Lewis, P.C., Ogletree Deakins, and Sherman & Howard L.L.C., the webinar will offer employers practical guidance on navigating LGBTQ+ issues in the workplace and proactive prevention measures.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced that registration is open for its upcoming webinar focused on LGBTQ+ issues that may arise in the workplace. As a part of an ongoing labor and employment law series, a webinar entitled “Roundtable Discussion: Navigating LGBTQ+ Issues in the Workplace,” will take place on Thursday, October 25, from 3 PM – 4 PM EDT. Participants will have the opportunity to earn one free CLE credit by attending the live hour-long webinar.

A roundtable of expert attorneys will walk through current LGBTQ+ discrimination and harassment issues, offering their insights on scenarios that employers may be facing. Featured attorneys include Brooke Colaizzi, Member at Sherman & Howard L.L.C., Eric Meyer, Partner at FisherBroyles, LLP, Michelle E. Phillips, Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C., and Nonnie Shivers, Shareholder at Ogletree Deakins.

“Existing protections against employment discrimination and our understanding of how applicants and employees may be negatively impacted by workplace biases continue to evolve as state laws and federal court interpretations develop,” said Pamela Wolf, J.D., Senior Employment Law Analyst for Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. “With our latest webinar, we are pleased to present an all-star panel of attorneys to provide their expert insights and practical guidance to help employers navigate the often complex LGBTQ+ issues that arise in workplaces.”

The discussion will address issues including:

  • Vulnerable applications and employees;
  • Knowing LGBTQ+ discrimination when you see it;
  • Dealing with gender fluidity;
  • Proactive measures to prevent discrimination; and
  • How to handle discrimination complaints.

To register, visit the link below:
Roundtable Discussion: Navigating LGBTQ+ Issues in the Workplace
Thursday, October 25, 3 PM – 4 PM EDT

Wolters Kluwer provides world-class content on labor and employment law. Notable products include the Labor & Employment Law Library on Cheetah™, a complete online resource that links federal and state labor and employment laws to thousands of cases, concise explanations and expert analysis, offering one of the most robust online libraries for labor arbitration research. The platform also includes Employment Law Daily and time-saving tools such as federal and state employment law comparison charts, tracker news alerts, and SmartTasks.

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