Posts Tagged ‘Roberta Fields’

LE1022: Diversity and inclusion

In this presentation, McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Roberta Fields discusses diversity, why an organization should want a more diverse workforce and how studies have shown that a diverse work force can be more productive, more successful. Topics include: Defining diversity Historical perspective Future perspective Downside of not addressing diversity How to be…

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LE1023: Ethical issues in employment

In this presentation, McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Roberta Fields discusses how to spot ethical issues in the workplace, and provides examples of behavior that should capture interest and cause an employee to report. Additionally, she provides some general guidelines for analyzing a particular situation and determining the ethical course of action. Topics…

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LE2014: Understanding and Responding to Unionization

In this presentation, McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Roberta Fields talks about federal law regarding employee efforts to form a labor union. Supervisors should understand what laws apply, how to identify unionization efforts, and what the law permits employers to do in response to a unionization campaign. Topics include: National Labor Relations Act…

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LE3018: Interviewing and Hiring

In this presentation, McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Roberta Fields outlines best practices for managers, executives and human resources professionals throughout the hiring process — from starting with a good job description to the search process to screening applicants to interviewing to making an offer. Topics include: Starting with the job description Search…

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LE3019: Internal Investigations

In this presentation, McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Roberta Fields discusses how to properly handling internal complaints or concerns, including determining whether or not to investigate as well as whether or not to use outside investigators, the investigation process, conducting interviews, and issues of confidentiality. Topics include: To investigate or not Conducting an…

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LE3020: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression

In this presentation, McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Roberta Fields discusses the growing awareness about the issue of workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Topics include: Existing laws and current trends When it becomes an issue Transgender discrimination Gender stereotyping discrimination Best practices The issue of…

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