Council to offer harassment seminar

LEWISTOWN — The Juniata Valley Employer Advisory Council is hosting a “Workplace Harassment” seminar from 8 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Mifflin County CareerLink. This employer event will feature a presentation from guest speakers, Attorneys Todd Shill and Kevin Gold.

Shill and Gold will be updating and discussing the following sub-topics taken directly from their PowerPoint that each attendee will receive at the seminar.

¯Legal retrospective — workplace sexual harassment

¯EEOC select task force report

¯Best practices: Culture

¯Key employment laws…Discrimination/harassment risk factors

¯Protected classes…Disabilities law…Prohibited acts

¯Avoiding retaliation claims

¯Documentation and performance evaluation tips

¯Proper documentation — How important is documentation?

¯Harassment/discrimination evidence

The fee is $25 per person, to be paid at the door only. Registration and a light breakfast will be held from 8 to 8:30 a.m. The guest speaker presentation will begin at 8:30 a.m. A full course catered turkey dinner will be provided to attendees. For human resources personnel, three hours for human resources have been submitted for approval. Questions are welcome at this seminar.

For more information or to register, please contact Margaret Winters at mwint1@verizon.net or call (717) 248-9849.