Preventing and Addressing Harassment in the Workplace

Preventing and Addressing Harassment in the Workplace

When it comes to sexual harassment claims, employers must make difficult and time-sensitive decisions, sometimes with “bet-the-company” consequences. Join Sarah Lamar, Vice Chair of the Chamber’s HR Council and employment law partner with the Savannah-based law firm of HunterMaclean, to discuss how employees and employers are addressing harassment claims in the era of the #MeToo movement. We will review the new challenges faced by employers in responding to harassment claims and explore topics such as:

  • Maintaining the integrity of an investigation
  • The role of social media in framing complaints and the employer’s findings
  • The need for proactive training of managers and other employees
  • Other measures to prevent or minimize harassment in the workplace

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear what a practitioner on the “front lines” has to say about this issue which is important to all employers regardless of size or industry.

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2/13/2018 1:00 PM - 2/13/2018 2:00 PM
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