The #Metoo movement spread globally on social media following sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein in early October, 2017. Widespread media coverage of sexual harassment had businesses scrambling to ensure their harassment policies were up to date and staff education was high on the agenda.
This webinar about sexual harassment in the workplace will cover the impact of the #MeToo movement and what all businesses should be doing to identify, respond to and eradicate sexual harassment in the workplace.
We have invited some esteemed guests to participate in this discussion, including Nikki A-Khavari, Janice Elsey, Phillip Carlson and Stephanie Philippou.
Nikki A-Khavari has worked in the areas of employment, industrial relations and discrimination law in both private and government practice. She came to the private bar in 2019, after being called to the bar as a government barrister in 2017. Nikki has appeared in both State and Federal Courts and Tribunals in relation to interlocutory applications, as well as unfair dismissal, general protections, workers’ compensation and sexual harassment matters.
Janice Elsley has built a reputation over the past 15 years for creating teams and establishing environments that make strategic goals a reality. Drawing upon qualifications in psychology, human resources and law, and more recently neuroscience and leadership, Janice has worked in both the private, public and not for profit sectors in small, medium and large enterprise. She is a certified HR Practitioner through the National Certification Council and a current member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
Phillip Carlson is a senior associate with BTLawyers. He has a breadth of knowledge and experience in complex personal injuries insurance litigation, employment law litigation, planning and environment litigation and various areas of contract law litigation spanning more than 15 years. Phillip previously served in the United States Marine Corps for nearly 8 years as a Presidential Guard and expert marksman.
Stephanie Philippou Is an associate with BTLawyers. She is an outcome-focused lawyer with a solid understanding of civil litigation. She specialises in contract disputes, shareholders’ disputes, employment and Human Rights litigation.
Join us for this insightful webinar as we explore the impact of #MeToo and the risks for businesses in ignoring the signs.
Date: Thursday, 7 May, 2020
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am