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#MeToo: Empowering Employees and Employers to Address Workplace Sexual Harassment & Violence


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 92 minutes
Recorded Date: April 03, 2018
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Agenda

  • Sexual Harassment policies, including domestic and sexual violence policies
  • Non-retaliation policies
  • Procedures for prevention
Runtime: 1 hour and 32 minutes
Recorded: April 3, 2018

Description

Join our expert attorneys as they discuss how employers can work to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment and violence in their workplace, and create an environment in which employees are able to respond to and report incidents without fear of retaliation. Not only is there a deep moral imperative to rectify sexual harassment in the workplace and promote an equitable work environment, but also there is significant monetary liability as a potential consequence for employers who fail to address harassment in the workplace.

This program was recorded on April 3rd, 2018.

Provided By

American Bar Association

Panelists

Anya Lynn-Alesker

Managing Attorney
ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

Anya Lynn-Alesker is Managing Attorney for the Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence of the American Bar Association (ABA). Anya supports initiatives designed to assist lawyers representing victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking through continuing legal education programs; development of policy; provision of legal technical assistance; publication of legal manuals, treatises and texts; and promotion of protective state and federal legislation. Anya is also a Deputy Diversity Officer for the ABA. Anya formerly directed the Surviving Violence and Increasing Viable Employment Project of the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center in San Francisco, CA, which assists domestic and sexual violence victims facing employment discrimination through training, outreach, policy advocacy, and legal representation. Anya is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA.

Mark Schickman

Of Counsel
Freeland Cooper & Foreman LLP

Mark Schickman has been practicing employment and labor law for 40 years. He has successfully litigated almost every type of employment case in the courts, before juries and administrative agencies and on appeal. He provides employment advice to employers across the country. He is also an experienced and effective litigator, doing civil commercial trial work before judges and juries. He speaks and writes on litigation and employment law nationally, and has been quoted in legal and general circulation publications across the country. Mark is a member of the American Arbitration Association's select panel of employment law arbitrators and is the Editor of the California Employment Law Letter.


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