Elimination of Bias: Understanding Its Impact in the Workplace and Learning How to Identify and Interrupt it

Jeanine Conley Daves, Esq.
Jeanine Conley Daves, Esq. | Littler Mendelson

She is an experienced litigator and shareholder at Littler Mendelson, represents a wide array of companies, both global and domestic, in employment-related disputes and workplace investigations.

On-Demand: January 27, 2020

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

This CLE course will address the impact that unconscious bias can have on creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where employees can thrive and excel. It further explores how to identify biases in our own actions and the actions of others and how to counter it. The course also discusses how to develop inclusive behaviors and some of the best practices firms and other companies have engaged in to address bias. Lastly, it will provide strategies that individuals impacted by such biases can use to interrupt them.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Understanding Diversity and Inclusion
  • Challenges to Creating an Inclusive Environment
  • Defining Unconscious Bias
  • Why is it Important to Recognize Bias
  • Impact of Bias on Diversity and Inclusion
  • How to Counter Unconscious Bias
  • How to Interrupt Bias when it Impacts You

Date / Time: January 27, 2020

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Eastern
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Central
  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am Mountain
  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am Pacific

Choose a format:

Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program "live" in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for "live" CLE credit.
On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 5 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.
Closed-captioning available upon request

Speakers

Jeanine Conley Daves, Esq_myLawCLEJeanine Conley Daves, Esq.,

She is an experienced litigator and shareholder at Littler Mendelson, represents a wide array of companies, both global and domestic, in employment-related disputes and workplace investigations. Daves regularly advises and counsels clients in a variety of industries, particularly the manufacturing, retail, financial services and media and entertainment industries on a wide-range of employment issues, including whistleblower and retaliation claims, trade secrets, Title VII anti-discrimination and harassment matters, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Through her experience as a trial lawyer, Conley is able to efficiently and effectively strategize with her clients to resolve employment disputes through the best possible means for the client by obtaining favorable settlements, dismissal of actions through summary judgment or full defense verdicts at trial. Along with her successful employment practice, Daves is extremely active in her community and is Chair of the Board of the New York Urban League.

Agenda

Section I. Key Concepts of Diversity & Inclusion

Section II. What is Unconscious Bias and What Does It Look Like

Section III. How Does Unconscious Bias Impact Diversity and Inclusion/Companies

Section IV. Developing Inclusive Behaviors

Section V. Best Practices Law Firms and Companies are Utilizing to Address Internal Bias

Section VI. Strategies to Interrupt Bias