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Employment Law & Office Practice: Diversity & Bias -24/7 On-Demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast

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Satisfy the ethical requirements of ethics training in diversity and the elimination of bias with this instant 24/7 downloadable seminar. Register today for $149.00 to listen to the program, receive course materials, and obtain CLE credit.

Registration includes electronic course manual.



Employment Law & Office Practice: Bias & Diversity
24/7 On-demand Downloadable Seminar

Listen and Learn at Your Convenience

Register for 1.5 California Bar CLE Credits (including 1.5 Bias Hours), 1.5 Georgia Bar CLE credits (including 1.5 Ethics credits), & 2.0 Florida Bar CLE credits (including 2.0 Ethics CLE credits).



Benefits:

The recent softening of the economy has led to a significant increase in labor and employment disputes. In-house counsel, litigators, and government attorneys today must understand the role of bias in employment and work practice related litigation. Satisfy the requirements of ethics training in diversity and the elimination of bias with this live telephonic seminar. Learn to navigate through the delicate channels involved in balancing differences that transcend gender, race, religion, LGBT, age, and disabilities. Today, courts of law and administrative panels resolve disputes from every member of society. Without the elimination of bias, many litigants feel disenfranchised in a system that lacks participation from those who share rich life experiences. This seminar features three nationally recognized attorneys who have held leadership positions in private practice, the federal government, solo practice, and even local government. Register today for this live telephonic seminar to learn about office management in your firm, government agency, corporation, and the workplace of your clients.

Agenda:

Natalie Holder-Winfield on Overview of Employment Law Governing Diversity and Workplace Programs

1. What Does Diversity Mean In The Workplace?

2. Why Should Diversity Matter to Employers?

3. What Does It Mean to Clients?

4. What Benchmarks Track Diversity Initiatives?

5. Some Successful Examples of Workplace Procedures

6. Current State of Compliance

7. The Role of Elimination of Bias in Talent Management

8. Establishing and Revising Office Procedures in Law Firm Settings.

9. What Is The Judicial View on Diversity in the Profession?

William Alvarado Rivera on Diversity in the Government Setting

1. Federal Frameworks for Diversity: Comparisons and Contrasts with the Private Sector

2. What Programs Are in Place to Increase Diversity in the Government Setting?

3. Unique Challenges & Opportunities for Federal Diversity

4. Data, Incentives, Measures, Transparency & Bureaucracy re: Recruiting, Hiring, Retention & Promotion

5. Benchmarks for Local, State, & Federal Government

Michael Góngora on Sexual Orientation Diversity

1. Sexual Orientation as a Positive Life Experience

2. Ability of Employers & Employees to Accept Different Experiences Socially

3. Permitting Same Sex Couples to Talk about Social Life in the workplace

4. GLBT Attorneys & Judges to Network within the Community

5. GLBT Attorneys & Judges Need to be Comfortable with Themselves

6. Acceptance by Community Based upon Ability and Quality of Performance.

Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Natalie Holder-Winfield is an employment lawyer who creates innovative sexual harassment prevention and diversity training programs based on the latest workplace trends. She creates customized programs, which combine leadership and diversity, produces training videos, and develops training curriculums for Fortune 500 corporations, law firms, government agencies and not-for-profit organizations, such as Time Warner, Deloitte, Proskauer Rose, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the New York Mission Society. Ms. Holder-Winfield writes for the Huffington Post, Diversity Insight Magazine, and Diversity Executive. Her commentary has been featured in the New York Times, the New York Law Journal, and Good Morning Connecticut. She recently published RECRUITING AND RETAINING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE: NEW RULES FOR A NEW GENERATION, which provides human resource managers, diversity officers, managers, employees and students with practical strategies for improving intergenerational communication and offers ideas for creating inclusive workplace cultures. Ms. Holder-Winfield is a graduate of New York University, Tulane Law School, and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth’s Executive Education program. She is the Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor & Employment’s Diversity Committee.

2. William Alvarado Rivera is a graduate of Brown University of Stanford Law School. He began his legal career with the US Department of Justice, where he represented various federal agencies and officials on matters of commercial, constitutional, administrative, and privacy law. After seven years at the Justice Department, he moved to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in 2002. He currently serves as Chief of Litigation in the Division of Children, Families and Aging in the Department’s Office of the General Counsel. He provides legal counsel to HHS on administrative and court litigation and other matters relating to Federal programs addressing the needs of children and families, including Child Support Enforcement, Head Start, Foster Care, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. He served previously as Acting Deputy Commissioner of the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), where he oversaw the management and operation of OCSE. When he joined HHS, he was Senior Advisor to the Commissioner of OCSE, advising on a variety of policy matters, including efforts to integrate child support enforcement with related HHS priorities, such as healthy marriage, responsible fatherhood, and community and faith-based initiatives. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia, the DC Bar, and the State Bar of California. He has served as a member of the Boards of the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families and the Arlington Little League. Mr. Rivera is a former Fulbright Scholar and Roth Endowment scholarship recipient.

3. Michael Góngora is a shareholder at Becker & Poliakoff, where he leads the firm’s Community Association Law and Litigation Groups. His experience representing community associations includes handling various contracts, association declarations and disputes that may arise from these and other issues. Mr. Góngora has extensive experience handling commercial, municipal and family law cases. An active member of Miami Dade County's civic, charitable, business and legal communities, Mr. Góngora served on the Miami Beach City Commission, including as Vice Mayor. He is the Chair of the Miami Beach Latin Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board of Directors and Chairman of ECOMB - the Environmental Coalition of Miami Beach. He has served as Legal Advisor to CAMACOL, the Latin American Chamber of Commerce, and President of the Miami Beach Bar Association. Previously, Mr. Góngora was a member of the City of Miami Beach Condominium Reform Taskforce, a member of the Zoning Board of Adjustment; and a member of the City of Miami's Code Enforcement Board where he was also Vice Chair. He also served as Special Magistrate for Miami Dade County's Value Adjustment Board presiding over issues relating to property tax appeals and as a Special Master for the City of Miami Beach over code enforcement. For all of his service, Mr. Góngora received a Key to the City of Miami Beach by city officials. Mr. Góngora is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law.

Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.

Only registered attendees will receive CLE credit for attending this course. Sign-up today to receive ETHICS & ELIMINATION OF BIAS CLE CREDITS with this 24/7 Instant Downloadable Seminar - Listen & Learn at Your Convenience!

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Register for 1.5 California Bar CLE Credits (including 1.5 Bias Hours), 1.5 Georgia Bar CLE credits (including 1.5 Ethics credits), & 2.0 Florida Bar CLE credits (including 2.0 Ethics CLE credits).

Registration includes download of COURSE MATERIALS.

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