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Proving or Disproving Employee Discrimination Claims

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

Gain a better understanding of discrimination claims that are made by employees and could cost and time for employers.

Discrimination claims made by employees cost companies time and money. To manage risks, employers need to understand the federal laws governing discrimination and the investigation process. Learn tips to complete investigations to prove or disprove claims based on race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, disability, age and religion. The employer should be aware of discipline and termination strategies. This topic promotes best practices to cover all issues. It also provides an overview of EEOC guidelines that help with the investigation and how to respond to EEOC charges.

Authors

Julie A. Pace, The Cavanagh Law Firm David A. Selden, The Cavanagh Law Firm

Agenda

Overview of the Alphabet Soup of Employment Laws

• ADA, FMLA, ADEA and OWBPA

• FLSA and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Sexual Harassment

• Evidence to Prove or Disprove Discrimination Claims

• Responding to EEOC Charges

• Mediation or Litigation

Terminations

• Pretermination Considerations and Handling the Termination

• Interviews, Separation Pay or Severance and Releases of Claims

Conducting Investigations

• Race, Sex, National Origin, Disability and Religion and More

• EEOC Guidance Regarding Investigations and Tips for Conducting Investigations

• Resolution of Employee Complaint and Corrective Action

• Utilizing the Faragher/Ellerth Defense

Litigation and Defending Employment Lawsuits

• Jury Trials

• Strategies

• Standards and Evidence