Employment Law WorkshopAvoiding Workplace Discrimination Claims in 2012
EEOC Senior Attorney Advisor Sharon Rennert (Washington, D.C.) and Stephen Sonnenberg of Paul Hastings (New York) discuss the EEOC's current focus on workplace discrimination, including the latest EEOC claims statistics, government enforcement and litigation trends, and in-depth guidance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (as amended).
Discussion will include:
Brief introduction regarding the EEOC's mission, responsibilities.
Year in review": the EEOC's 2011 enforcement and litigation statistics.
The EEOC's 2012 priorities in enforcement, litigation and employer guidance.
Spotlight on workplace disability discrimination.
Tips for employers to avoid disability discrimination claims and litigation by employees.
Question and answer period.