Press Release: Neumann University Center for Leadership to Host Sexual Harassment Panel Event and Discussion

April 4th, 2018

Neumann University Center for Leadership to Host Sexual Harassment

Panel Event and Discussion

HR and legal professionals will present discuss employee rights and employer best practices 

ASTON, PA – Neumann University’s Center for Leadership will host a workshop on sexual harassment in the workplace on Tuesday, May 22, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Employment law attorneys and human resource professionals will provide information on issues related to sexual harassment including the current landscape, employee rights, and best practices for employers related to training, establishing office policies, putting in place reporting structures, and reviewing complaints.  A mock sexual harassment and Q&A panel to answer attendee questions will be held following the panelists’ individual presentations.

“With the increased media focus on sexual harassment, many employees have questions about their rights, while responsible employers want to make sure they are taking the proper steps to protect both their employees and their business operations,” said Danielle McNichol, General Counsel of Neumann University and Director of the Center for Leadership.  “This program will provide both employees and employers with valuable information on sexual harassment in the workplace, including rights, responsibilities, and best practices.”

The program, entitled Sexual Harassment and You: What Every Employer and Employee Needs to Know, is free and open to the public.  It will take place in the Meagher Theatre within the Bruder Life Center on Neumann University’s campus. Attorneys who attend can obtain Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit through the Delaware County Bar Association and human relations professionals can earn continuing HR education credits through the HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Attendees can register online at http://neumannpublicsafety.com/course/sexual-harassment-policies-and-prevention/

The panel will consist of professionals in employment law and human relations who will offer their expert insights on the current landscape, legal issues and rights, and effective employer policies related to sexual harassment in the workplace.  Scheduled panelists for this event include Lori Armstrong Halber and Rick Grimaldi, attorneys at the law firm of Fisher Phillips; David Hackett, an attorney at the law firm of Cozen O’Connor; and Alison Diflorio, Managing Partner, Human Capital Management, Exude, Inc.

WHO:                   Employment law and human relations professionals

WHAT:                 Sexual Harassment panel and discussion

WHERE:               Neumann University, Meagher Theatre in the Bruder Life Center (Building #3 on Campus

Map: https://www.neumann.edu/about/images/maps/campus_map.pdf)

1 Neumann Drive, Aston, PA 19014

WHEN:                 Tuesday, May 22, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Contact:               Pete Peterson, 215-990-8928

                                ppeterson@bellevuepr.com

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