Free for NYSBA Members
Diversity in the American Workforce:
Applying Anti-Discrimination & Anti-Retaliation Laws
A survey of the employment laws and regulations of New York State and the United States designed to understand and apply employment laws in the workplace, from small business environments to multi-national corporations. Attendees will enhance their knowledge for future communications, hiring/firing, discipline, promotion, and management of employees, to ensure an inclusive, diverse, productive workforce, and to broaden knowledge for advising clients concerning same. Particular discussion will focus on discrimination and anti-discrimination, retaliation, protected classes, disability law, and leave policies.
Sponsored by the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, the Labor and Employment Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Live CLE Program & Webcast
Executive Conference Center
1601 Broadway (Entrance on 48th Street)
New York, NY 10019
1.0 MCLE Credit: 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
Free for NYSBA Members* | Non-Members: $125
*Please be sure to renew your NYSBA membership for 2018 in order to receive MCLE credit for this program.
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Sandra H. Buchanan, Esq. | Chair, Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
Professor Michael L. Fox | Mount Saint Mary College | Biography
India A. Williamson | USI Affinity | Biography
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