Impact of Culture and Religion on Labor and Employment
Date: Nov 15, 2023 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Member Price: $140
Non-Member Price: $175
Section Price: $131
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.
- 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