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Drafting Position Statements to Mitigate EEOC Full-Scale Investigations and Lawsuits – On-Demand

Original Recording Date: December 9th, 2016
Duration: 75 minutes

Ineffective employer responses to an EEOC charge often result in full-scale EEOC investigations or lawsuits. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to draft an effective EEOC position statement based upon the initial charge, conduct a thorough and documented internal investigation, and prevent further investigations and lawsuits. Among other things, you’ll learn about:

  • Managing the internal investigation that serves as the basis for the EEOC position statement, including:
    • Techniques that should be implemented when conducting the internal investigation
    • How to effectively involve counsel in the internal investigation
  • Position statement drafting techniques based upon the initial charge, including:
    • Class claims vs. individual claims
    • Failure to hire claims
    • Equal pay claims
  • Strategies for responding to various types of charges and minimizing full-scale investigations and lawsuits
  • Information employers should avoid providing in position statements
  • Best practices for drafting the company’s employment policies and procedures to mitigate future investigations

Course Reviews

100% of attendees said they would recommend this course to others.

“I liked the specific details on how to respond most effectively to any EEOC Charges. How to avoid these charges in the first place. The examples given helped me to gain a better understanding of the information.”

“I liked that there was context for why specific requests for information were being asked.”

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Attorneys

We are approved providers in several states, and our webinars are routinely approved in all states. When you register, you will enter the state(s) for which you are seeking CLE credit. In the unlikely event that the webinar is not approved, we will fully refund your registration fee.

This course is eligible for 1.5 General credits in the following states: CO, FL, KS, MO, NJ, NY, OK, RI, VA, WV, and WI.

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This program has been approved for 1.25 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Clear Law Institute is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program is valid for 1.25 PDCs.

Faculty - Carthen Watson


About the Presenter

Shelley Carthen Watson is Senior Associate General Counsel in the University of Minnesota Office of the General Counsel. Ms. Carthen Watson regularly provides advice, counsel, and training in labor relations and employment issues, collective bargaining and internal grievance arbitrations, and administrative matters before the EEOC, Minnesota Department of Human Rights and Department of Labor. Previously, Ms. Carthen Watson was a partner at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi and also served as the Deputy Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights. Ms. Carthen Watson is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law.

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2-4

$149
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5-9

$133
33% Off

10+

$99
50% Off

On-Demand

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$199

Group Discounts

icon-groupIf you add more people from your organization, the registration fee for each person will be discounted as described below. The discount will be automatically applied during checkout.

2-4

$149
25% Off

5-9

$133
33% Off

10+

$99
50% Off

On-Demand

icon-webinar-smShortly after you register, we will email you a link to view the webinar recording and a PDF of the presentation materials. You will be able to view the webinar recording as many times as you wish for up to 1 year.  If you have any questions, please contact us.

Access Everywhere

Access the recorded webinar at any time on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Money-Back Guarantee

If you’re not satisfied with the course, we will promptly refund your money.

All-Access Membership

icon-membershipJoin our all-access membership program to participate in this webinar and any live or recorded webinar for a flat annual fee.

Learn More

FAQs

Any questions?  Please view our FAQs page or contact us.