Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported a staggering 73,485
discrimination cases in Fiscal Year 2022. This alarming figure breaks down to
an average of over 367 cases each workday, reflecting a critical and pressing
concern for businesses nationwide. It's no longer a matter of if, but when your
organization will be required to address such a charge. This webinar is a
preemptive strike in your preparation arsenal, offering detailed guidance for
when a discrimination charge lands on your desk.
the emotional and procedural journey from the initial shock of a discrimination
charge to the final stages of resolution is vital. Charges of discrimination
are an inherent business risk, and how you respond can set the precedent for
future proceedings. Our session aims to equip you with the knowledge and tools
to navigate this complex process with confidence, ensuring that your response
is not just timely but also legally sound and strategically astute.
covered in this session:
review of Discrimination Charges Filed with the EEOC
review of a discrimination charge
to read between the lines of a discrimination charge
we hire an attorney?
is “Non-binding” Mediation and should we accept mediation
to outline and prepare your case
documentation you need
it beneficial to obtain statements from witnesses or managers
importance of having work standards
to handle requests for additional information
from the EEOC
- How to Respond if the EEOC Finds Cause That Your Company is Guilty of Discrimination
you should attend?
landscape of employment discrimination litigation is rapidly evolving, with the
EEOC filing 143 new lawsuits in FY 2023—a significant increase of over 50% from
the previous year. This surge underscores a heightened focus on systemic
discrimination, with the EEOC doubling its litigation efforts in this area
compared to the past three years. Additionally, the Commission has secured
over $513.7 million for victims of discrimination, highlighting the financial
implications and increased liability risks for businesses. As the legal and
regulatory environment tightens, understanding the nuances of these changes
becomes critical for organizations nationwide.
webinar will arm you with the expertise to manage and respond to discrimination
allegations proactively. You will gain insights into the preparation and
response process, evaluate mediation's merits, and understand how to deal with
EEOC's decisions. We aim to empower participants to shift from a reactive to a
proactive stance, thereby minimizing the stress and uncertainty that
discrimination charges can bring.
professionals overseeing employee relations and compliance.
leaders, including CEOs and other C-suite executives.
counsel specializing in employment law.
and supervisors involved in team management.
and organizational development professionals across various industries.
- Risk managers and consultants focused on compliance and employee grievance resolution.
- Any professional responsible for addressing federal compliance and employee grievances.
Bob McKenzie, has over 40 years of human resources management experience. His background includes a wide range of hands-on experience in all areas of Human resources management in all types of industries within the public and private sectors.
Bob has been cited in a number of Human Resources trade publications. Among them are HR.com, HR Magazine, HR Florida Review, Vault.com, BNA and the Institute of Management and Administration and the Business Journal. He has been a speaker at a number of conferences as well as audio and web-based seminars.
Bob is a graduate of Rider University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce Degree and double majored in Industrial Relations and Organizational Behavior.