How to Prevent Employees' #1 Legal Claim
Has the American workplace become Retaliation Nation?
In 2015, 39,757 retaliation charges were filed with the EEOC – representing 44.5% of all claims filed, and almost double the percentage in 1998. And the Commission's revised guidance, issued in March, makes it easier than ever for employees to cry "Retaliation!” – even if it's only a subjective feeling.
The upshot? More retaliation claims … more HR headaches … and more (and bigger) settlements and jury awards. The standard for retaliation seems to have gone from direct cause-and-effect to "a convincing mosaic” of circumstantial evidence.
How do you avoid even the perception of retaliation? To find out what constitutes retaliation ... what doesn't … and how you can avoid legal problems (and legal bills), THE HR SPECIALIST has teamed with a top employment attorney for some valuable training on this white-hot topic.
Join us Friday, May 20th, for Retaliation: How to Prevent Employees' #1 Claim. Deborah Adams, a partner with Frost Brown Todd in Cincinnati, will share her battle-tested technique for keeping retaliation claims at bay. Here are just some of the topics we'll cover:
- Why juries love to award big bucks for retaliation
- 3 immediate consequences of a retaliation claim
- Legal sources of retaliation actions
- "Protected Activity” defined
- Impact of recent EEOC guidance
- What constitutes a "causal connection”?
- Retaliation claims by independent contractors
- 2 key questions to ask before terminating or disciplining an employee
- The ”code words” that can trigger a retaliation claim
- And more!
Deborah Adams delivered this presentation to a standing-room-only crowd at the recent Labor and Employment Law Advanced Practices (LEAP) symposium. Now you can benefit from her insights from the comfort of your office – and invite your supervisors to join you!
Even if retaliation is only in an employee's mind, you can find yourself in deep trouble. Your bosses are counting on you to do whatever you can to avoid these claims – and a good first step is to join us for this important event. I look forward to welcoming you on May 20th.
Pat DiDomenico, Editorial Director
P.S. Early Registration Bonus. The first 50 people to sign up for Retaliation: How to Prevent Employees' #1 Claim will receive Fire at Will. This all-time bestseller will show you how to legally terminate poor employees free from fear. It's a $39.95 value, but we'll send you the PDF download at no cost or obligation – IF you're among our first 50 signups.
P.P.S. Extra Added Bonus. You'll also receive one month of Premium Plus Online—our comprehensive electronic information service. Premium Plus Online features more than 10,000 HR articles, online compliance self-audits, over 100 forms and checklists, plus Ask the Attorney (responses to your employment law questions). So that you continue to benefit from Premium Plus, we'll continue your access automatically for just $99 per quarter, unless you tell us "no, thanks"—your choice.
P.P.P.S. We promise you'll be satisfied. If Retaliation: How to Prevent Employees' #1 Claim fails to meet your needs, let us know. We'll refund 100% of your tuition – but your course materials, registration bonus gift and website access are all yours to keep – no questions asked.
CD Recording & Download: $197
Webinar, CD Recording & Download: $297
Since this is a webinar, you and your entire staff can attend in the comfort of your office or conference room for one low price! You may include as many people as you wish while listening on a single phone line or computer. Contact us for multi-site discounts.
About Your Speaker:
Deborah Adams is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC and practices in the labor and employment law practice group. She represents management in the areas of employment discrimination and wrongful discharge. She also helps employers develop litigation-prevention strategies through advice and counsel and in-house training programs. She is included in the Best Lawyers in America®, and Chambers USA® (2006) describes her as having a "great presence in front of a jury."
Early Registration Bonuses:
The first 50 people to sign up for Retaliation: How to Prevent Employees' #1 Claim will receive Fire at Will. This all-time bestseller will show you how to legally terminate poor employees free from fear. It's a $39.95 value, but we'll send you the PDF download at no cost or obligation – IF you're among our first 50 signups.
You'll receive one month of members-only access to Premium Plus Online — our comprehensive electronic HR information service at TheHRSpecialist.com. Premium Plus Online features over 100 forms and checklists, plus Ask the Attorney (responses to your employment law questions). So that you continue to benefit from Premium Plus, we'll continue your access automatically for just $99 per quarter, unless you tell us "no, thanks" — your choice.
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