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The Legal View of Being Non-Politically Correct in the Workplace

THE LEGAL VIEW OF BEING NON-POLITICALLY CORRECT IN THE WORKPLACE

Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateDecember 4, 2019
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

What happens if the boss say something that is not Politically Correct? Is it different if an employee does it? Can you be sued for discrimination or harassment?

How do federal employment laws impact what can be said at work? Attendees will learn about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Act, and various federal laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Learning Objectives:


  • Learn how to analyze verbal and written statements (including email and text messages) that may not be politically correct.

  • Understand how the employer (e.g., a CPA firm) should respond when they receive a complaint about comments that are not politically correct, or uncivil, or otherwise inappropriate.

  • Learn how to train managers and staff to address these concerns.

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David Miklas is the managing attorney of the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. For 19 years he has practiced all types of labor and employment law exclusively representing Florida employers, including both private employers, as well as Florida municipalities.

He has co-authored a LexisNexis Expert Commentary in his field of work, and he is also the co-author of one of the country’s leading legal Treatise on Employment law in Florida.  For seventeen years, he has been a contributing author for The Developing Labor Law book.

Mr. Miklas a member of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, including its EEOC committee, has previously served on the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section’s Wage and Hour Administration Liaison subcommittee. He has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers since 2009 and he is a frequent employment law presenter and is a nationally recognized speaker and an invited guest lecturer addressing employment law and human resource issues with over thirty universities.

Mr. Miklas graduated from the University of Florida College of Law.

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The Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. in Vero Beach and Fort Pierce has experience in providing training in Florida on such topics as workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, EEOC investigations, etc. to management or lower-level employees.