118 – Time’s Up – Managing a Harassment-Free Workplace
Elizabeth Wagman, Attorney, Tressler LLP; Kathleen Gibbons, Attorney, Tressler LLP
This session will focus on preventing, responding to, and defending against harassment claims in the post #MeToo Era. Using real-world case studies, this interactive presentation is heavy on audience participation and will address the current landscape as it applies to managing employment related claims in an environment that is growing increasingly hostile for public employers.
Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:
- Understand the evolving landscape of sexual harassment, including expanding statutory definitions.
- Develop strategies to identify risks, minimize exposure, and properly respond to claims.