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November 14th
FELTG Webinar/Audio Conference

November 14 -- EEO Reprisal:
Why Your Federal Agency Just Can't Afford It

Instructors: Ernest Hadley and Gary Gilbert
Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. eastern

Who Should Attend:
Attorneys, EEO specialists and practitioners, employee and labor relations specialists, human resources generalists, union representatives, employment law practitioners, federal supervisors and managers.

Course Description

“If she hadn’t said it first none of this would have happened.”

“If you think you’re getting a promotion after that display of ridiculous feminism, think again.”

“I’ll teach him not to complain about my management style.”

These are familiar phrases that incite panic in federal agencies. Reprisal for protected EEO activity continues to be one of the most common EEO complaints among federal employees – but even with increased awareness agencies make mistakes, there exists incredible need for training in this area. Join FELTG President Ernest Hadley and former EEOC Chief Administrative Judge Gary Gilbert as they unlock the code to help your agency understand how to overcome the continuing struggle with reprisal. Mr. Hadley and Mr. Gilbert will begin this 90-minute session with an introduction to the concept of EEO reprisal, and will explain which types of activities are protected by the law. 

They’ll also discuss:

  • The definition of retaliation and its related elements
  • How recent EEOC and district court decisions impact the realm of reprisal in the federal workplace
  • The concept of “chilling activity”
  • Best practices to educate managers and employees on the proper EEO complaint procedures 

FELTG’s expert attorney presenters will also to answer your EEO reprisal questions -- in real time -- so you can get the essential information you need to help address the challenges you face related to retaliation in the federal workplace. Don’t miss out on the latest information concerning a crucial and relevant topic in all federal agencies.

Space is limited, so register your site today!

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Additional Information:
A "validation" email will be sent promptly following receipt of each enrollment request. Only one computer/phone access may be used for each site registered.  Please check the system requirements and any security or firewall issues early.

Only the registered site point of contact will separately receive an email confirmation with your site's unique link, one week prior to the event, providing the webinar speaker biographies and timed agenda. Please test this link to see if your agency IT will need to assist you with security settings to participate by log-in. If you do not get this email, please check your SPAM folder.
You will get another confirmation email at 24 hours prior to the webinar with the link activated to the full set of training materials. Please let Lezli know if you do not receive these confirmation and access emails timely, for assistance with the training materials dial-in directions, at or 508.349.3777
These access emails cannot be shared or forwarded, and requests for materials or assistance for Indvidual CLE Applications will only be directed to the registered site POC, contact or 415.308.2981
A final reminder is sent one hour before your event.
The webinars/audio conferences are offered on a per site basis as a means of providing to agencies cost-effective means training of multiple staff members without incurring lodging, per diem and other associated costs.  Retransmission by any means to a site other than the registered site is not permitted.