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Detroit SHRM Webinar: "What's New in Sexual Harassment: Theories, Claims, Employer Liability"
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Detroit SHRM Webinar:

Sexual Harassment was recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court as a form of employment discrimination in 1986. In this webinar, experienced employment attorney Karen Piper will focus on the most recent court decisions affecting Michigan, including new cases on employer liability and provide practical information to prevent harassment and avoid liability for sexual harassment.

10/21/2015
When: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
11:30am - 12:30pm
Where: Your Computer
Presenter: Karen L. Piper, Bodman PLC
Contact: Detroit SHRM
248-478-6498


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"What's New in Sexual Harassment: Theories, Claims, Employer Liability"

presented by: Karen L. Piper, Attorney, Bodman PLC

 

DESCRIPTION:

Sexual Harassment was recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court as a form of employment discrimination in 1986.  In this webinar, experienced employment attorney Karen Piper will focus on the most recent court decisions affecting Michigan, including new cases on employer liability and provide practical information to prevent harassment and avoid liability for sexual harassment.  

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

During this webinar, "What’s New in Sexual Harassment: Theories, Claims, Employer Liability,” participants will learn about:

  • Tangible employment action harassment
  • Hostile environment harassment
  • Same-sex harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Effective harassment policies
  • Effective complaint procedures
  • Effective investigative practices
  • Employer liability
  • Recommended corrective and remedial action

 

CERTIFICATION CREDITS:

HRCI - Approved for 1.0 General Credit.

SHRM - Pre-approved for 1.0 Credit.


           

 

 

COST:

Complimentary for Detroit SHRM Members

$25 for Non-Members of Detroit SHRM

 

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: 

 

Karen L. Piper is Secretary of Detroit SHRM and a member of its Legal Affairs Committee.  She is a Member of Bodman PLC located in its Troy, MI office.  Bodman PLC represents employers, only, in workplace law issues.  Ms. Piper has represented and counseled employers for over 35 years on various workplace issues, ranging from hiring and selection to discipline and discharge, accommodating disabled employees, FMLA, performance evaluations, reductions-in-force, sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment, wage and hour issues, employee privacy, affirmative action plans, and many other issues.

 

Ms. Piper is a frequent speaker on workplace law issues, including to Michigan SHRM, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Financial Institutions Compliance Cooperative and the National Catholic Education Association.

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