For Immediate Release Contact: Pete Peterson, 215-990-8928, firstname.lastname@example.org
May 4, 2018
Neumann University Center for Leadership to Host Panel Discussion on Identifying and Stopping Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Human Resources and Legal professionals will present on new developments every employer needs to know
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 deposition 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 and employers want to make sure they are taking the proper steps to protect individual rights while maintaining regular 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 John J. Mullen Communication Center within the Bruder Life Center on Neumann University’s campus. 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 polices 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.
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®). CEU credits are available through the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors
WHO: Employment law and human relations professionals
WHAT: Sexual Harassment panel and discussion
WHERE: Neumann University, John J. Mullen Communication 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 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.