Seminar Will Advise On ManagingSexual Harassment Claims

Tuesday, June 1, 2004 - 00:00



In less than 20 years, sexual harassment claims have gone from having dubious legal standing to being one of the most significant sources of employer liability in the employment context. To help attorneys better understand this developing area of law, the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) this month will present a CLE seminar titled Effective Management of Sexual Harassment Claims.


The program will take place on Friday, June 18 at the OSBA offices, 1700 Lake Shore Drive, Columbus, Ohio, and on Friday, June 25 at The Forum, One Cleveland Center, Cleveland. Each session runs from 8:20 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., with registration starting at 8 a.m.


Discussion topics for the day-long program will include:


•Fundamentals of Sexual Harassment Litigation;


•Litigating Race, Disability, and Other Non-Sexual Harassment Claims;


•Investigating Harassment Claims - The Legal Perspective;


•Investigating Harassment Claims - The Practical Perspective;


•Evidentiary Issues in Employment Litigation - The Plaintiff's Perspective;


•Effects of Harassment on Productivity and Absenteeism;


•Ethical Issues in Harassment Litigation on Investigation.


The course planner for the sessions is Gregory V. Mersol, Baker & Hostetler LLP.


For details on CLE credits and registration fees, see the Bulletin Board in this issue.


For reservations, call (800) 232-7124 or access www.ohiobar.org.