Preventing Sexual Orientation and Transgender ID Discrimination in Your Workplace
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  • Duration : 75 Minutes
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Diane L. Dee, Founder of Advantage HR Consulting, LLC is a senior Human Resources professional with over 30 years of experience in the HR arena. Diane’s background includes experience in HR consulting and training & administration in corporate, government, consulting, and pro bono environments.

Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting in early 2016. Under Diane’s leadership, Advantage HR Consulting provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized public and private firms across the country. Diane also develops and conducts webinars on a wide variety of HR compliance and administrative topics for various training firms. Diane is the author of multiple white papers and e-books addressing various HR compliance topics.

Diane holds a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has attained SPHR, SHRM-SCP, SDEI and CPC certification. Additionally, Diane performs pro bono work through the Taproot Foundation assisting non-profit clients by integrating their Human Resources goals with their corporate strategies.

This webinar has been approved for 1.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

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For most of us, work is stressful in and of itself. Imagine carrying the added emotional weight of having to deny or suppress one of the most fundamental aspects of who you are: your gender identity and sexual orientation because either one does not conform to society’s norms regarding gender expression.

A historic Supreme Court ruling in 2020 outlawed workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The court’s ruling immediately prohibited sexual orientation discrimination nationwide for employers with 15 or more employees.

Areas Covered 

  • Defining sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination and harassment
  • Significance of a landmark sexual orientation case: Bostock v. Clayton County Georgia
  • 2020 Amendment to Title VII
  • Transgender discrimination and rights in the workplace
  • Discriminatory employment actions prohibited under Title VII
  • 5 signs of sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace
  • Coming out in the workplace
  • Hostile work environment and retaliation
  • Steps for creating an inclusive work environment
  • Use of preferred pronouns, implementation of gender-neutral bathrooms, access to locker rooms, transgendered-related care coverage under employer health insurance plans
  • Contacting a government agency for assistance in filing a claim with the EEOC Importance of documentation
  • Terms you should know when discussing sexual orientation and gender ID
  • Do’s and Don’ts with respect to sexual orientation and gender ID

Who Should Attend   

  • Senior Leadership
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Operations Professionals
  • Compensation Professionals
  • Recruiting Professionals
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Employees

Why Should You Attend

Participation in this webinar will provide attendees with an understanding of employers' and employees' rights and responsibilities under sexual orientation/gender ID legislation.

Attendees will come away with the necessary tools to develop effective sexual orientation/gender ID policies and procedures and will gain practical advice that will enable them to move toward building a more inclusive workplace.

  • $160.00

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