Sexual, Racial, and Other Harassment in the Workplace

Stacey DeKalb spoke on March 4, 2009 at a seminar sponsored by Sterling Education Services, The New Realities in Employment Law: How to Function in Today’s Business Environment on the topic, “Sexual, Racial, and Ohter Harassment in the Workplace.”

 

Session topics:

  • Recent court cases and their implications
  • What constitutes severe and pervasive conduct: is it harassment or just obnoxious behavior?
  • Ethnic, religious, political violence in the workplace
  • Definition of a supervisor
  • What constitutes acceptable policies and training?
  • Vulnerability to charges from harassed and harassers
  • Strategies for avoiding litigation