Employment Practice Liability: Coping with the Growing Risks of Workplace Misconduct

Oregon Business magazine, The Partners Group, Tonkon Torp and HR Answers are proud to partner to discuss coping with the growing risks of workplace misconduct.


Thu, June 21, 2018 | 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM PDT
Mercy Corps - Aceh Community Room | 45 Southwest Ankeny Street | Portland, OR 97204


Corporate America is experiencing a massive cultural shift as more and more employees are going public with sexual harassment complaints. Lawsuits have been continuously growing following the high-profile scandals in the widespread news media.

This forum will address how to assess your risk and protect your organization and boards against possible lawsuits and reputational damage.

Additionally, we'll discuss steps you can take to properly handle cases as they arise. These practices can also be useful in prevention and protection against other employment practice liabilities such as racial discrimination and wrongful firing claims.


Moderator:

Linda Baker
Editor, Oregon Business magazine

Presenters:

Paul Vlcek
Commercial Insurance Account Executive, The Partners Group
Paul has over 10 years of Risk Management and Commercial Insurance experience. As a member of a nimble and dynamic Commercial Insurance team at The Partners Group, Paul is able to showcase his knowledge of risk management and insurance strategies to help organizations receive the most cost-effective solutions to maximize protection while identifying uninsured loss and coverage gaps. Paul specializes in advising large complex insurance requirements.

Haley Morrison
Partner, Tonkon Torp
Haley is a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. She provides counsel to employers on a wide variety of matters including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage-and-hour cases, in both single plaintiff and class action litigation. She has conducted comprehensive employment practice diagnostics for national and global companies, workforce exempt classification reviews, and has provided advice on discrete issues in countless employment-related contexts.

Laurie Grenya
Co-President, HR Answers
Laurie brings 15 plus years of experience, knowledge and understanding of compensation work and Human Resource management for all sizes of government agencies. Laurie’s skills include salary surveys, classification and position description development, Human Resource system management, project planning, training, staffing and recruitment, organizational design, labor contract negotiations, interest arbitration and mediation. Laurie has extensive experience working with executive, management and staff in group settings and one-on-one meetings to explain and exchange information or facilitate discussions.

Admission to this event is free. There is a limit of two tickets per organization.


 

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