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Evolving Protections for LGBT Employees
06/21/2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM | 283-285 Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: HR Expertise, Consultation, Global & Cultural Effectiveness | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn the current state of the law and best practices to minimize legal risk. 

Over the past year, the topic of workplace issues for LGBT workers has increasingly been headline news. From restrooms, work assignments, and name-calling all the way to co-worker concerns relating to alleged privacy and religious objections, you need to have policies and procedures that address the rights of all of your employees. This session will help you:

  • Understand the current legal risk in employment practices relating to LGBT workers. 
  • Discover possible revisions to existing policies and practices to minimize risk. 
  • Understandthe importance of a transition plan to address issues relating to transgender employees.
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Presenter:
Janet Hendrick, Partner,
Fisher Phillips