Preventing Discrimination and Harassment in the Creative Workplace

Location Details:
4A's Webinar


Surveys show that over 50% of women in advertising report experiencing sexual harassment. Do you know how to handle complaints and allegations? Are your policies and procedures up to date? Are you creating a safe environment for all your employees so that you can attract and retain a diverse workforce that feels respected and included?

This webinar will review the relevant laws and definitions governing workplace discrimination and harassment, clarify the obligations of management and supervisors, review case studies, and discuss how these laws and obligations intersect in the context of a creative work environment.

What You Will Learn:
  • What constitutes discrimination and harassment?
  • What is a hostile work environment?
  • When does bullying cross the line into illegal harassment?
  • What are the obligations of management and supervisors to recognize and prevent harassment?
  • What steps can your company take to prevent harassment and help create a safe work environment?
  • What’s the first thing to do on receipt of a complaint?
Who Should Attend:
  • Management
  • Human Resources
  • In-house Legal
About The Webinar Leader:

Wendy Stryker is counsel to the Employment and Litigation Groups at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz P.C. She represents marketing services agencies, media companies, tech startups, and other sophisticated corporations and individual executives in New York State and Federal courts and before administrative agencies and self-regulatory organizations.

Wendy also effectively plays the role of outside general counsel. She advises on a wide variety of employment issues as they arise, including discrimination and harassment, employee classification, wage and hour, employee discipline, employee use of social media, background checks, interview questions, and requests for disability accommodations. She regularly performs on-site training for client staff and reviews and drafts employment-related agreements, policies and handbooks.

A frequent public speaker, Wendy presented “Employment Law Issues in the Virtual Workplace” at the 2017 national South-by-Southwest conference, and “#You’reFired@Work: Social Media & Employment Law” at the 2016 South-by-Southwest conference. She has presented at the New York City Bar Association Employment Law Institute, the New York State Bar Association Women on the Move Conference, the International Association of Young Lawyers’ HNW Same Sex Family’s Going Global Conference, and Social Media Week in New York. The Society for Human Resource Management frequently quotes Wendy on employment law topics, and she has been interviewed on employment law matters by Forbes, Variety and SiriusXM.