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#MeToo: Hot Topics & Emerging Trends In Harassment Litigation, NELA 2018 Annual Convention
Published by National Employment Lawyers Association




Summary
Tarana Burke, a social justice activist and the Senior Director of Programs at Girls for Gender Equity, created the “Me too” slogan in 2006 to raise awareness regarding various forms of abuse in our society. In the wake of numerous recent revelations of sexual harassment and assault perpetrated by high-profile media, entertainment, and political figures, a renewed #MeToo movement has sparked a long-overdue public conversation regarding the treatment of women in the workplace. While the pervasiveness of unaddressed sexual harassment is well known to employee rights advocates, it is important to think carefully about how increased awareness may impact our current and future cases. Our highly-experienced panelists will discuss hot topics and emerging trends in harassment litigation and explore what the broader discussion surrounding these issues teaches us about how these cases are perceived by the public—and how we can use that to better serve our clients.

This course has been approved in CA, OK, VT and IL. Please see your state's MCLE site for more information or to find out if attorneys may earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission.

Presenters
Toni Jaramilla
Toni Jaramilla believes in creating positive social change through dedicated and compassionate advocacy for the rights of workers. Since 1994, she has successfully litigated hundreds of cases of discrimination, racial and sexual harassment, wrongful...More
Emily Martin
Vice President for Education & Workplace Justice - National Women’s Law Center (DC)
Emily Martin is Vice President for Education & Workplace Justice at the National Women's Law Center. She oversees the Center's advocacy, policy, and education efforts to ensure fair treatment and equal opportunity for women and girls at work and at...More
David J. Zehner
David J. (Dave) Zehner is a founding partner of Zehner Trial Consulting, a provider of superior mock trials, focus groups and jury selection services. Zehner Trial Consulting uses the latest research in cognitive theory to design research exercises...More
Originally Published
June 29, 2018

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  1. #MeToo: Hot Topics & Emerging Trends In Harassment Litigation - Audio
  2. #MeToo: Hot Topics & Emerging Trends In Harassment Litigation - Paper

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If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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