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Diversity and Inclusion: The aftermath of the #MeToo Movement and Its Implications for United States Subsidiaries of German Companies

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Name: Diversity and Inclusion: The aftermath of the #MeToo Movement and Its Implications for United States Subsidiaries of German Companies
Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

In the past 18 months, conversation about workplace culture in the United States has been shaped by myriad allegations of harassment against widely recognized personalities and businesses. While the salacious details have kept social media buzzing, the allegations and responses have also been the impetus for workplace change, particularly impacting anti-harassment and gender discrimination efforts. In this “lessons learned” program, we will:
  1. Address how the current climate requires United States subsidiaries of German companies to create policies, conduct training, and engage in investigations in ways that may differ from prior practice and from the structure and processes followed by corporate parents
  2. Discuss employees’ expectations of their United States’ employers in the aftermath of #MeToo
  3. Identify the broad scope of allegations relative to harassment and gender discrimination
  4. Assess the impact of harassment and gender-based allegations on employers, parent companies, and individual employees involved in pursuing or responding to complaints

Speaker

Kelly Ann Bird, Director, Employment & Labor Law, Gibbons P.C.
      
Ms. Bird counsels employers on employment and human resources issues, presents workplace training programs, conducts and assists in investigations, and litigates as necessary in these areas. Her clients range from small, family-owned businesses, hospitals, and higher education institutions to regional based companies with thousands of employees. She represents her clients in proceedings in federal and state courts, and state and federal civil rights agencies, as well as arbitrations and mediations.
Please see her complete bio here.
 
 
Location:
Gibbons P.C. One Pennsylvania Plaza, 37th Floor, New York, NY 10119
Contact Information:

Irene Fuchs
Senior Manager Business Manager, Startup Relations & Events
(212) 974-8841
Fees/Admission:
Target Group: German Subsidiaries in New York

GACC Members: FREE
Non-Members: $35 

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Refund Policy:
Cancellations cannot be refunded. Cancellations received 48 hours prior to the event will be credited towards another GACC NY event. Thank you for your support!