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LGBTQ Employment Law in Practice

1h 1m

Created on June 25, 2020





This CLE program, presented by Vincent M. Rizzo of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, will focus on practical guidance for employment lawyers on LGBTQ workplace issues, including a discussion on the practical impact of the anticipated US Supreme Court decisions in Bostock v. Clayton County, Zarda v. Altitude Express, and Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC, which will interpret Title VII to either include or exclude LGBTQ individuals from Title VII's protections. The course will also look briefly at each state's employment nondiscrimination laws and then provide valuable insight on workplace compliance with current federal laws.  

Learning Objectives :

  1. Educate employment lawyers on the current law as it relates to LGBTQ employees

  2. Examine the practical impact of relevant Supreme Court cases: R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. EEOC; Zarda v. Altitude Express; and Bostock v. Clayton County

  3. Survey employment nondiscrimination laws by state and examine how the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions impact state laws

  4. Identify best practices for workplace compliance, with a discussion of important topics such as personnel records, employee handbooks, bathroom policies, dress codes, and codes of conduct

  5. Review how to promote understanding of the language of LGBTQ employees

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