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Community Matters: A Conversation with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chairwoman Victoria Lipnic

  • Canadian Honker Events at Apache 1517 16th Street Southwest Rochester, MN, 55902 United States (map)

Join the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce and Acting Chair of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Victoria Lipnic for a conversation about the role of the EEOC in a wide variety of workplace issues including the use of leave as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA, employer-provided wellness programs, harassment prevention, the use of social media in the workplace and big data in employment.

Included below are a few things that will be helpful to you, and your colleagues in deciding to attend this program. We encourage you to share this information with your members, any colleagues who handle compliance of human resources as it will provide valuable information on anti-harassment training and enforcement.
 
First - please see the clip at the link below of EEOC Acting  Commissioner Lipnic testifying before Congress regarding effective anti-sexual harassment training principles for employers.
 
https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4696751/eeoc-official-lays-principles-effective-anti-sexual-harassment-training
 
Second – see link below to EEOC report on principles for effective anti-sexual harassment training for your information.
 
https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/publications/promising-practices.cfm
 
In short those principles include:  

  • Committed and engaged leadership;
  • Consistent and demonstrated accountability;
  • Strong and comprehensive harassment policies;
  • Trusted and accessible complaint procedures; and
  • Regular, interactive training tailored to the audience and the organization.

Finally, please share this event with your colleagues to register for this special program. 

This is a great opportunity for businesses of all sizes to hear from, and ask questions to, the Chair of the EEOC.

Earlier Event: June 15
Women's Round Table
Later Event: June 19
Lunch with the Experts