Working with the EEOC: Negotiating Discrimination and Retaliation Claims
William Wright, Esq. of Sherman & Howard
The EEOC negotiates with employers in several different settings, including settlement discussions over charges, mediation, conciliation, and court-sponsored alternative dispute resolution. This session focuses on negotiations with the EEOC in these different settings.
The session includes:
- The statutory and regulatory requirements of the EEOC in different negotiation settings.
- The policy concerns driving the EEOC's participation in different negotiation settings.
- Published internal EEOC standards for the negotiations.
- The differences between the EEOC mediation staff and the investigation staff.
- How the negotiations are set up and conducted in the different settings.
- How to prepare for the negotiations and how to respond to EEOC positions.
- What employers might reasonably expect to achieve in a negotiation in the different settings.
- The consequences for further legal disputes that arise from EEOC and employer conduct in negotiations.
William Wright, Esq. has long been a member of the IAML faculty, teaching in the Certificate in Employee Relations Law Seminar, as well as occasional appearances in other IAML programs. Mr. Wright is a member of the Labor & Employment Law department at Sherman & Howard where he advises employers in all aspects of their dealings with administrative agencies, including the EEOC and the Department of Labor, and represents employers in state and federal employment-related litigation. His clients are in many industries, including heavy industries, high technology industry, manufacturing industries, medical industries, and service industries. Mr. Wright advises employers on a daily basis on employee relations issues as well as representing employers in conflicts. He hold a BA from Purdue University, an MA and a PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and received his law degree from the University of Chicago School of Law. Before law school, he taught ethical theory and applied ethics at North Carolina State University, Louisiana State University, and California State University at Chico. Mr. Wright is admitted to practice law in both Arizona and Colorado.
By listening to the entire presentation you can self-report 1.5 hours for recertification and/or CLE credit. Please contact IAML for information.
The fee for this OnDemand webcast and materials is $219.00. You may view the program as many times as you'd like and your access will not expire.