TELESEMINAR: 2014 Sexual Harassment Update – A National Perspective
May 20, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
1.00 MCLE hours
This program will provide you with a wide-ranging review of case law and other developments related to sexual harassment and discrimination claims in employment law. The program will cover growing categories of harassment claims, including those based on pregnancy, stereotyping and same-sex harassment. The program will also cover how the advent of texting and social media contribute to creating a hostile work environment, and claims based on off-site activities of employees. Developments related to an employer’s affirmative defense under the Farragher and Ellerth line of cases is also covered. This program will provide you with a practical guide to case law and related developments in the last two years related to sexual harassment.
- Review of major case law developments impacting sex harassment litigation
- Stereotyping, same-sex harassment, and pregnancy-based harassment
- Off-site harassment, texting, emailing and social media contributing to a hostile work environment
- Supervisor harassment – who is a supervisor and was tangible employment action taken?
- Employer liability for co-worker and third-party harassment
- Developments related to the the Farragher and Ellerth affirmative defense
Ernie Haffner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C.
Andrew S. Rosenman, Mayer Brown, LLP, Chicago