Emily
Wajert
Associate
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

3:05 pm

3:05pm-3:45pm What’s Trending: A Look at Legal Trends Impacting Diversity

Concurrent Session

Recent social movements have not only had a significant impact on what’s trending on social media, but also have sparked legal trends related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace across the country. State and local jurisdictions have responded to these social movements by passing a myriad of laws aimed at achieving more diverse equitable workforces. From navigating the “Me Too” Movement to understanding new pay equity laws, this session will discuss important recent legal developments that impact diversity and practical suggestions for achieving a sustainable, diverse workplace.

You will learn:

- How to navigate the latest legal trends impacting diversity

- The expansion of protected classes across jurisdictions

- The “Me Too” movement, including mandatory sexual harassment training

- Pay Equity Laws, latest developments and best practices

- Salary history inquiry ban laws and their impact on the hiring process

- Prohibitions on non-disclosure provisions in discrimination/harassment settlements