Original program date 4/12/2022
The recent wave of high-profile sexual harassment allegations in the news and the increasing number of people telling their workplace harassment stories on social media make it clear that employers must develop effective policies addressing harassment and take proactive measures to prevent it in the first place. Whether you are advising employers or representing a victim of sexual harassment, this course aims to teach you how defend and prosecute sexual harassment claims, including:
- Unlawful harassment in the workplace (primer on legal standards
- How to assist your client (victim or employer) with a sexual harassment claim
- Being mindful of tricky situations
Speaker: Sarah N. Swatosh, Sedey Harper Westhoff, PC, St. Louis
Note: This material qualifies for self-study credit only. Pursuant to Regulation 15.04.5, a lawyer may receive up to six hours of self-study credit in a reporting year. Self-study programs do not qualify for GAL Certification, ethics, elimination of bias or Kansas credit.
Law Office of Sarah N Swatosh LLC
Sarah N. Swatosh joined Sedey Harper Westhoff as a partner in 2020. Sarah focuses her practice on employment, wrongful termination and labor law. For the past five years, Sarah has exclusively represented employees, first at her own law firm and now at Sedey Harper Westhoff. Before opening the firm, Sarah practiced law at the largest international employment defense law firm. Since then, she has recovered millions of dollars for employees who have lost their jobs and suffered harassment on the job.
After serving as a management-side employment lawyer for nearly a decade, Sarah understands the many ways that defense attorneys may attack employment law claims, as well as conceal the weaknesses in employers’ cases. In short, the insight Sarah has learned about how companies value employees’ claims is an invaluable asset to you in your pursuit of justice.
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