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Sexual Harassment Prevention and Remediation Workshop in PHILADELPHIA
March 6, 2018 at 8:30 am ESTFree
Tuesday, March 6th
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Ten Penn Center
1801 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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
Katharine Batista is a Labor & Employment attorney that assists her clients when deciding issues like: If my employee has exhausted her FMLA leave and remains out, am I required to hold her position open? Can I terminate my employee for testing positive for marijuana? Will this non-compete agreement be enforced? She helps her clients answer these and similar questions, and vigorously defends their decisions. She represents businesses, such as restaurants, hotels, banks, retailers and health care providers, in the spectrum of employment and labor claims. Specifically, Ms. Batista successfully defends employers against claims of discrimination and harassment, retaliation, wrongful terminations and wage and hour violations. An employee’s post-separation conduct often requires legal advice and action too. Ms. Batista commonly represents her clients in bringing actions for breach of restrictive covenants and contractual interference, as well as defends them against such claims. Employment and labor law is ever changing. Employers need to feel secure in how they manage their employees so they can focus on their business. Ms. Batista affords her clients that security
Zach Glaser concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment and business litigation. Zach’s broad litigation experience includes complex commercial matters, business torts, employment litigation and intellectual property disputes, including contract claims, defending employment discrimination claims, the enforcement of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, federal and state unfair competition claims, defense of Fair Labor Standards Act claims, franchise and distribution disputes, lender liability and FINRA matters, professional negligence and medical malpractice defense, and all manners of intellectual property litigation, including trade secret matters, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act cases, e-commerce, trademarks, copyrights and patent litigation.