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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • CA2619D

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Who should purchase:

  • Employment law attorneys
  • Civil litigators
  • Criminal defense lawyers
  • Tort attorneys
  • In-house counsel
  • General practitioners

How you’ll benefit:

  • Discover best practices for evaluating a sexual harassment complaint
  • Review the fundamentals of sexual harassment cases
  • Learn how to conduct an effective investigation of a harassment claim
  • Explore potential defenses to sexual harassment claims

*Endorsed by the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Sleazy or silly?

At the water cooler, one employee tells another employee a lewd joke in the hearing of a number of other employees. Is this a situation of sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment can be defined as conduct that creates a hostile work environment or a form of sex discrimination that interferes with an employee’s success. This conduct can take the form of uninvited comments or behavior regarding a victim’s sex life, gender, or sexual orientation.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace is your guide to understanding, investigating, and representing sexual harassment cases.

How far is too far?

When an employee’s conduct allegedly involves sexual harassment, the accuser must prove that the conduct crossed the line while the accused will aim to prove it didn’t. In addition, the case will try to determine if the employer’s policies and reaction were enough to mitigate or defeat the accuser’s claim.

Effective representation starts with properly identifying sexual harassment. Find out what actions constitute sexual harassment and how to conduct effective investigations of harassment claims. In addition, learn:

  • Fundamentals of sexual harassment cases
  • Best practices for evaluating a sexual harassment complaint
  • Potential defenses against sexual harassment claims

Not just another day at the office

Whether representing the accuser, the accused, or the employer, know how to help them with guidance from Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. Purchase now!

About the presenters

Amy O. Bruchs is a managing partner in the Madison office of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP. She develops targeted employment-related solutions for her clients in situations involving discrimination claims, worker’s compensation, labor disputes, restrictive covenants, and more. She also routinely advises employers on the day-to-day issues involved in the management of employees in both unionized and non-unionized workplaces.

Amy is a 1993 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. She regularly participates in presentations and seminars covering the full spectrum of labor and employment issues.

Robert (Bob) J. Kasieta is a 1983 graduate of Marquette Law School. He clerked for the Dane County Chief Judge in 1984. In August 1997, Bob founded Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, focusing on personal injury, insurance, corporate litigation, and employment law.

Bob is a Certified Civil Pretrial and Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has taught dozens of continuing legal education courses and also teaches at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

 

Original seminar date - 7/26/17

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