The ultimate goal for any employer is to have a positive work environment for their employees. This course will explore the vital necessity of understanding bias and sexual harassment in the workplace. The laws that govern sexual harassment and bias in the workplace consist of the federal law of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (“Title VII”), Equal Pay Act (“EPA”) and the state law is the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA’). As Attorneys, sexual harassment should be viewed from the client’s perspective and as employers.
The areas that will be discussed:
- The meaning of sexual harassment.
- The meaning to bias or gender bias in the workplace.
- Laws that govern sexual harassment and bias in the workplace for federal and state.
- Impact of sexual harassment and bias in the LGBT communities.
- Possible remedies to combat sexual harassment and bias.
1 Hour of CA Bar-Approved MCLE credit for The Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession
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About the Instructor: Janet Levy, J.D. Levy has practiced law, served as a legal department executive in the corporate sector and taught courses about law in a variety of college and graduate school settings. She is on the faculty of the University of Phoenix. Ms. Levy received her Juris Doctorate Degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 1985.
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