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Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2024

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2024

Presented by PLI

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PLI New York
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036


CLE Reception Credit: CLE Credit Available

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2024

This full day program brings together prominent practitioners from the management and plaintiffs’ bars, in-house counsel and EEOC representatives to analyze and provide practical guidance on the latest developments in the employment discrimination arena. In addition to providing critical updates on recent developments in the law,  the featured faculty will offer their respective perspectives on addressing potential employment discrimination issues in the workplace proactively, as well as in litigation.  JAMS neutral Stephen P. Sonnenberg, Esq. will join a panel discussion on “Disability and Mental Health Discrimination” at 4:15 PM.

After attending this panel, attendees will gain knowledge on:

  • Evaluating what accommodations are necessary and appropriate for employees with mental health disabilities
  • Understanding what stereotype may lead to discrimination or interfere with the interactive process
  • Learning how to navigate representing employees with mental health disabilities and how to appropriately deal with a mentally disabled plaintiff when you represent the employer
  • Analyzing covered mental impairments and requisite proof of disability
  • Examining the interplay between conduct rules, performance expectations and requests for accommodation
  • Considering the role of mental health professionals in accommodation requests
  • Assessing potential types of accommodations for persons with mental disabilities and neurodivergent individuals

Disclaimer: The content is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. If you require legal or professional advice, please contact an attorney. 

Featured People

Stephen P. Sonnenberg, Esq.
  • Employment Law
  • FLSA/PAGA/New York Labor Law and Other State Wage and Hour Claims
  • Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation, and Title IX
  • Whistleblower Claims and Wrongful Termination
  • Executive Compensation and Breach of Employment Contract
  • Civil Rights
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