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About the Webinar
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Sexual Harassment scandals and the publicity of them are not new. So what is different with the movement we are experiencing today? High profile celebrities and athletes are sharing how they suffered sexual abuse combined with a social network platform. The recent headlines have reignited the #metoo movement creating a network effect that has given victims of sexual harassment and abused the support and encouragement to have a voice and stand-up. Increased allegations, settlements, and litigation support that this movement will continue to disrupt and promote the need for change nationwide.
So what does this mean for employers? It means that it is not enough to say that Sexual Harassment is not tolerated. Employers must make more of an effort to show zero tolerance for harassment and that they care about protecting their employees. During this webinar we will discuss:
- Why the recent publicity of sexual harassment and abuse has put employers in the crosshairs for potential claims.
- Recent lawsuits applicable to your industry
- Increased scrutiny of employer harassment practices and proposed law changes
- Understanding the legal definition of sexual harassment and best practices for handling both harassment and unprofessional behavior
- Recommended immediate actions you need to take
About Our Presenter
Jacop Lucas, Director of Human Capital, HRD Advisory Group
Jacop Lucas has over fifteen years’ experience in talent strategy and human resource compliance, and a natural flair for working with business leaders and human resource professionals. As the Director of Human Capital, Jacop uses a consultative approach to help clients discover what they really need. He then puts his industry knowledge to work to recommend the processes and services that will best meet those needs.
He’s one step ahead. Jacop is often called upon as a speaker or advisor on practices and policies, assessing the HR function, as well as EEO, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, ERISA and other regulations. He’s known for his up-to-date knowledge on the impact of laws and employment trends.
He puts clients first. Jacop’s clients praise him for his positive attitude and listening skills. He prides himself on applying proven methodologies to provide practical solutions to customer needs.
Jacop is poised—and eager—to make an impact his clients business and the human resources field. His background in workforce and strategic HR planning, employment regulations and compliance, job and performance benchmarking, and insurance add depth to his understanding of the business. He notes that the disruption caused by technology, competition for talent, and generational gaps in the workforce has driven employers to focus on what’s most important to them—their employees.
Nick Estrada, Director of Membership
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