Topic: Sticks & Stones in the Workplace – Workplace harassment & bullying
Description: Preventing A Financial And Public Relations Nightmare: Understanding HR’s Obligations Under Federal and State Anti-Harassment and Bullying Laws
Speakers: Katie Mills and Rebeca López of Godfrey & Kahn’s Labor, Employment & Immigration Law Practice Group
Katie Mills is an associate in the firm’s Milwaukee office and a member of the Labor, Employment & Immigration Practice Group. Katie’s practice includes advising clients on a wide variety of day-to-day employment matters, including administering federal and state family and medical leave laws, disability accommodations, and wage and hour matters. Katie also guides clients through the employment process, beginning at the recruiting and hiring process and continuing through disciplinary issues and termination.
In addition, Katie routinely drafts employee handbooks and policies, as well as employment, severance and restrictive covenant agreements. She provides guidance related to affirmative action plans and assists clients in evaluating and compiling their plans. Katie’s practice also includes providing guidance on employment-related corporate transaction issues, involving employment due diligence.
Rebeca López is an associate on Godfrey & Kahn’s Labor, Employment & Immigration Law Practice Group and assists clients with a wide variety of day-to-day and complex employment matters, including addressing disability and leave accommodation requests, wage and hour complaints, employment discrimination allegations, enforcing (and challenging) former and current employee restrictive covenant obligations, and legal issues that arise when hiring and terminating employees. Rebeca also assists clients with drafting and enforcing employment policies and agreements. Rebeca has represented employers in matters before federal and state courts, equal rights agencies and labor arbitrators. Rebeca has conducted numerous investigations into employee complaints and allegations implicating the employment relationship, including claims of hostile work environment and harassment, for employers and corporate boards.
Location: Emmons Business Interiors (140 South 1st Street, Suite 300 | Milwaukee). Free parking available in the back of the building.
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