Impact of Culture and Religion on Labor and Employment

Date: Nov 15, 2023 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Member Price: $140

Non-Member Price: $175

Section Price: $131

Event Code: I138923

Areas of Law: Labor & Employment

Earn up to 2.4 credits, including 1.0 in Diversity! (More Information)





Michael Carucci, Esq.
Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., Newark
Ayesha Krishnan Hamilton, Esq.
Hamilton Law Firm PC, Princeton
Beth P. Zoller, Esq.
KSBranigan Law P.C., Montclair

Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Labor and Employment Law Section

You cannot fully advocate for your client’s needs unless you understand the attitudes of their culture and the requirements of their religion.

New Jersey is becoming more diverse every year and, consequently, so are New Jersey businesses. Balancing the rights of employees with varied and divergent religious beliefs and cultural practices can make a business more productive. However, when some of these practices conflict with the business’ environment or needs, your clients will turn to you for advice.

Whether you represent employers or employees, this seminar will help you better represent your clients. Register today to hear experienced experts discuss statutes and case law as they apply to the realities of every-day life in the business world, enabling you to become a better advisor, advocate and litigator.

Program Agenda:

  • 2:00 | Overview
  • 2:05 | Religious Bias
  • 2:35 | Cultural Bias Topics
  • 3:05 | Workplace Training Perspectives on Religious and Cultural Bias
    • Discussing some specific fact patterns and Plaintiff, Defense, Investigator analysis
  • 3:50 | Company initiatives: minority, women affinity groups
    • What makes these effective?
    • Shaping workplace culture even if the acts are not against the law - employers address bad behavior which is not illegal behavior - does it actually happen?
  • 4:00 | Questions from the Audience and Advice and Takeaways from Panelists

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.4 hours of total CLE credit, including 1.0 in Diversity (Full Credits Available: NJ Beginner Diversity : 1.0, NJ General: 1.4).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Diversity Non-Transitional: 1.0, NY Professional Practice Transitional: 1.0
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 0.5, PA Substantive Credit: 1.5
$8.00 fee – separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at the end of the program


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