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2021, 10-13-21, Handling Discrimination, Zoom
Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Half-day Trainings

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 How To Handle Employee Discrimination & Harassment Complaints

(MWWA Course ID: MWWA 21-015, Wastewater: BC-2021-3620)

Do you know what to do when an employee makes a complaint regarding harassment or discrimination? This training will explore an employer’s responsibility to conduct an internal discrimination or harassment complaint investigation. It will also provide attendees with effective methods for conducting a comprehensive investigation and cover some of the more common dos and don’ts regarding this topic.
MWWA is pleased to have Attorney Regina Ryan, the founder of Discrimination and Harassment Solutions, LLC, to speak about this important topic as it pertains to water and wastewater supervisors/managers. Attorney Ryan has presented on this and similar topics for the Mass. Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA).

 Learning Objectives:

 What are the protected classes recognized in MA;
 What is unlawful harassment and discrimination;
 What mistakes have other employees made that need to be avoided;
 How to prevent claims of retaliation.

 

 This course is approved for 3 TCHs (Training Contact Hours) for Massachusetts Water and Wastewater Operators, as well as Rhode Island Water Operators.
It will be taught using the Zoom platform.  Participants will need to have a reliable highspeed internet connection and computer device with both video and audio capability. 
Please review our Student Expectations for Attending Virtual Training at  www.masswaterworks.org/education.

 

LOCATION: Remote Training via Zoom

DATEWednesday, October 13, 2021

TIME8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

COST: $65 Members,  $125 Non-Members

INSTRUCTOR:  Regina Ryan (Principal, Louison, Costello, Condon & Pfaff)

www.merricklc.com

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                     AGENDA:

 

  8:30 – 8:45 AM

Course Overview & Introductions

 

  8:45 – 10:15 AM

The Laws Regarding Harassment & Discrimination

   10:15 – 10:30 AM

Break

   10:30 – 11:30 AM

Guidance on What to Do / What Not to Do

   11:30 – 12:00 PM

Q & A, Conclusions & Course Evaluations

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If you need registration assistance please email [email protected] or call 978-263-1388.

ATTENDANCE & TCH POLICY: Participation of the attendees will be confirmed throughout the Zoom session. 
Participation and completion of an online evaluation form are necessary to be eligible for TCHs.
TCH certificates will be issued only when full payment is received.

 

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Before registering, please read our student expectations
for attending virtual training: Virtual Training Guide

 

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