Seminar September 26-27, 2017

9th Annual Forum on Defending and Managing Employment Discrimination Litigation

Event Detail
Martha S. Doty
September 26-27, 2017
Park Lane Hotel
New York, NY

Martha Doty will be a featured speaker on the panel “The Latest Developments in Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination Claims: Examining Recent Court Rulings, EEOC Activity, and Litigation Trends,” at this conference hosted by the American Conference Institute (ACI).

This panel will discuss:

  • Examining the latest court activity and key rulings involving claims of sexual orientation and gender identity/transgender/gender expression discrimination (e.g., cases involving hiring, firing, failure to promote, failure to provide bathroom access to corresponding gender identity, unequal pay, harassment, etc.)
  • The latest case law surrounding an employer’s denial of spousal benefits to an employee’s same-sex spouse
  • Where are the courts drawing the line between discrimination on the basis of gender stereotyping and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/sexual identity?
  • The latest EEOC activity surrounding this issue – what is Trump’s Administration doing with this?
  • Understanding the protections afforded to LGBT employees in your particular state, and navigating such discrimination claims amidst inconsistent and uncertain legal guidelines
  • Practical guidance for employers on how to handle transgender employees within the workplace – navigating unknown territory:
    o What policies should be established?
    o What training should be provided to employees and supervisors?
    o What complaint reporting procedures should be in place?
    o What accommodations should be provided to transgender employees?

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Meet the Speaker
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