Preventing Discrimination in the Workplace
The list of “protected categories” under federal and state law is always expanding, or so it seems, including race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, gender, pregnancy, and genetic information, to name just a few. While some of the rules pertaining to these categories are axiomatic in any respectful workplace culture, others are downright puzzling. Thus, the workplace is full of hidden discrimination traps for even the most well-intentioned unwary.
Participants will learn:
A clear understanding of the anti-discrimination laws covering the workplace
Tools to appropriately respond to claims of discriminatory treatment
How to avoid related claims such as retaliation
Best practices in maintaining a discrimination-free culture