For most of us, work is stressful in and of itself. Imagine carrying the added emotional weight of having to deny or suppress one of the most fundamental aspects of who you are – your gender identity and sexual orientation – because either one does not conform with society's norms regarding gender expression.
A historic Supreme Court ruling in 2020outlawed workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The court’s ruling immediately prohibited sexual orientation discrimination nationwide for employers with 15or more employees.
Defining sexual orientation & gender identity discrimination & harassment
Significance of a landmark sexual orientation case: Bostock v. Clayton County Georgia
2020 Amendment to Title VII
Transgender discrimination & rights in the workplace
Discriminatory employment actions prohibited under Title VII
5 signs of sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace
Coming out in the workplace
Hostile work environment & retaliation
Steps for creating an inclusive work environment
Use of preferred pronouns, implementation of gender-neutral bathrooms, access to locker rooms, transgendered-related care coverage under employer health insurance plans
Contacting government agency for assistance – filing a claim with the EEOC
Importance of documentation
Terms you should know when discussing sexual orientation and gender ID
Do’s& Don’ts with respect to sexual orientation and gender ID
Why you should Attend:
Participation in this webinar will provide attendees with an understanding of employers’ and employees’ rights and responsibilities under sexual orientation/gender ID legislation. Attendees will come away with the necessary tools to develop effective sexual orientation/gender ID policies and procedures and will have gained practical advice which will enable them to move toward building a more inclusive workplace.
Who Should Attend:
Human Resource Managers
Managers and Supervisors
*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.
** You can buy On-Demand and view it at your convenience.
Diane L. Dee
Diane L. Dee, President of Advantage HR Consulting, LLC has over 25 years of experience in the Human Resources arena. Diane’s background includes experience in Human Resources consulting and administration in corporate, government, consulting and pro bono environments. Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting, LLC in early 2016.
Under Diane’s leadership, Advantage HR provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized firms in the greater Chicagoland area. Additionally, Diane conducts webinars on a wide-variety of HR topics for various compliance training firms across the country.
Diane is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the Society for Human Resource Management. Additionally, Diane performs pro bono work through the Taproot Foundation assisting non-profit clients by integrating their Human Resources goals with their corporate strategies.
Diane holds a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has attained SPHR, SHRM-SCP, sHRBP and HRPM® certification.