Employment Discrimination Law Update

Hosted By: National Employment Law Institute

​This is the definitive annual advanced-level update of the most significant developments in EEO and their impact on employment practices. Topics covered include:

  • Developments in Equal Employment Opportunity...a review of recent Supreme Court cases, and significant appellate and trial court cases and their application and implications for the employment law and human resource community;
  • Update on Harassment and Internal Investigations...a comprehensive discussion by Dennis Duffy of judicial and EEOC developments on harassment and internal investigations;
  • Understanding the Complexities of Retaliation and Whistleblowing Claims...coverage of why and how courts are sharply divided on applying key elements in retaliation, as well as the explosion of whistleblower legislation, Dodd Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley issues;
  • Terminations and Severance Agreements...current legal authority and the nuances of drafting termination, separation and severance agreements, enforcement of waivers of employment claims, and other related issues;
  • The e-Workplace: Balancing Privacy and Information-Security to Manage Risk...an up-to-date analysis of key legal, technology and HR issues relating to data security and privacy;
  • ADA Update...the latest developments on "qualified" and "reasonable accommodation," including new ground-breaking cases and EEOC positions on both;
  • FMLA Compliance...offering practical guidance in light of recent case law decisions, including Windsor, and DOL guidance and regulations; and
  • Arbitration of Employment Claims....a current "hot topic" with recent game-changing Supreme Court opinions on key issues such as class action waivers -- the NLRB and state courts are refining the law as well.