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Don't Get Caught: Traps for the Unwary in Employer DE&I Initiatives

April 28, 2021 at 1:00pm2:00pm
Online Webinar

Please join us and ACC Northeast's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee as we sponsor this interactive discussion regarding the legal landscape surrounding various organizational diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and the legal pitfalls organizations face if programs are not thoughtfully planned and executed with consideration of relevant employment laws.

Employment and labor attorneys Elizabeth Johnston and Emily Coombs will explore legal considerations related to diversity, equity and inclusion in recruitment, hiring, advancement, and workplace culture using practical examples and scenarios to show how initiatives may stray from legal compliance.

To watch the full recording of the webinar, click here.

Click here for a PDF version of the webinar's materials.

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