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Intersectional Discrimination & Harassment Claims

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

WELA Virtual CLE

Intersectional Discrimination & Harassment Claims
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 12:00 PM

Discrimination and harassment claims are often more complex than simply pointing to race or sex as a causal factor.  Sometimes one cannot explain the employer’s conduct as being on the basis of membership in a single protected class; instead it is based on a combination of protected classes.  For years, courts have struggled with how plaintiffs may prove claims of intersectional discrimination or harassment. The Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock v. Clayton Cty., Georgia, No. 17-1618, 2020 WL 3146686, at *3 (U.S. June 15, 2020) may provide additional support for intersectional discrimination/harrassment claims.  Please join WELA for a vibrant conversation between two nationally recognized employee advocates about this emerging area of discrimination law:

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CLE Details

Kalpana Kotagal is a Partner at Cohen Milstein, a member of the firm’s Civil Rights & Employment practice group, and Chair of the firm’s Hiring and Diversity Committee.

Mike Subit is a Partner at Frank Freed. Mike has presented multiple times for WELA including presenting the “Mike and Jeff Show” at WELA’s annual CLE.

Details

Date:
September 24
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Venue

Online via Zoom
WA United States