ASHHRA On-Demand Conference Session: Updating Your Employment Handbook and Harassment Training to Include the LGBT Workforce

Product Code: 319AC18T2

Member: $39.00
Non-Member: $79.00

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Description

Learn about the status of the law regarding LGBTQ employees, and what an employer’s responsibilities are when it comes to updating their employee handbook and internal harassment and discrimination training. Significant changes have taken place in federal law, but that’s not all — many states have their own laws regarding protection in the workplace for LGBTQ employees, including transgender employees or those making the transition. In addition, municipalities in several states have their own laws as well, creating a minefield for the unwary HR practitioner. This session also includes a sample transgender/transition policy and a list of state laws, as well as specifics on how to adjust your harassment and discrimination training.
 
Objectives
  1. Understand the changing legal landscape regarding federal, state and local laws designed to protect LGBTQ employees in the workplace from harassment and discrimination.
  2. Get practical tips on assisting transgender or transitioning employees, as well as their co-workers.
  3. Learn why up-to-date harassment and discrimination is so important in preventing liability.
Speaker
Kelly Bunting
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP

Credits
1 CHHR, 1 SHRM, 1 HRCI