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Sexual Harassment Prevention and Remediation Workshop in BALTIMORE
March 8 at 9:30 am UTC-4Free
Thursday, March 8th
8:30 am - 10:30 am
300 E. Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Limited seats available. Breakfast will be served.
In the wake of the growing number of sexual harassment scandals, the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace has become a major concern for all employers. Time Magazine has even epitomized the situation by naming Silence Breakers their Person of the Year.
Employers who ignore their responsibilities to deter and investigate sexual harassment complaints and enforce their anti-harassment policies run the risk of huge financial loss and damage to their brand and image.
Please join Offit Kurman’s Labor and Employment attorneys, as we discuss the essential steps an employer should take to prevent and remediate sexual harassment in the workplace. Topics to be covered include:
- Policies companies should have to protect their business and its owners
- Whether business owners are liable for sexual harassment charges
- Employee training on how to behave in the workplace and what to do if they discover or witness sexual harassment
- HR and supervisor training on how to handle sexual harassment allegations
- What to do if a sexual harassment allegation or charge has been made
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Russell Berger is the trusted legal counsel every business owner needs to feel confident in their decision-making and secure with their assets. He is a pragmatic problem-solver that works efficiently and tirelessly to present his clients the best possible solutions to their most complicated issues. As an accomplished, Principal attorney and Chair of the Labor and Employment Practice, Mr. Berger provides business counsel to employers on employee matters and is well-versed in litigating in both state and federal courts. He represents employers, businesses, and professionals in employment disputes across the nation.
April Rancier is an employment attorney and litigator who provides comprehensive and practical guidance for employers with respect to a wide array of employment issues. Such issues include, but are not limited to, employee policies and procedures, employee disciplinary issues, employee complaints and related investigations, classifying employees and exempt/non-exempt, and many other employment issues.
Sarah Sawyer is a labor and employment attorney with a focus on commercial, business, and employment litigation. Sarah allows business owners to focus on growing their business by anticipating, identifying, and avoiding legal landmines. As an experienced business advisor, she works with her clients to come up with solutions to their greatest legal questions and concerns. She counsels her clients to implement better policies and practices upfront to ensure they will not face expensive and prolonged legal battles. Sarah also advises her clients on how to comply with federal regulations, such as wage and discrimination laws, and withstand litigation when it does arise.