It’s well known that performing arts organizations have undergone a sea change in recognizing and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. Lawyers for the Creative Arts has been at the forefront of efforts to assist performing arts groups in developing best practices in this area.
Our panel will provide helpful advice and support to the performing arts community on these important issues. Details of the program are below, and questions from the audience will be encouraged.
Legal rules and standards
Harassment, “hostile work environment,” quid pro quo
Relationships between employees
Employees vs. independent contractors
Investigating claims -- Overkill or too little, too late?
Fashioning a response to a complaint
Best practices and guidelines for any organization
Guidelines for investigations
Advice for (and from) the Human Resources professional