Presented by the Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group
Sponsored by Fox Networks Group and The Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law
Berkeley School of Law
Warren Room, 295 Boalt Hall
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Listen to Catharine MacKinnon’s May 15th keynote presentation at The Globalization of the #MeToo Movement Conference at Berkeley Law:
Sexual harassment is a global problem. It is increasingly affecting the well-being of private and public employees and employers in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
What should California lawyers, managers and HR professionals know about the globalization of the sexual harassment crises? On May 15, 2018, legal scholars and legal practitioner experts from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America will gather at Berkeley Law to explore this important topic with California lawyers, managers and HR professionals.
Program topics will include:
- A keynote address from Professor Catharine MacKinnon, the pioneer of sexual harassment law;
- Presentation by Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, a pioneer of critical race theory and Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and UCLA;
- A Critical Look at the Current State of the Law, with reports from Australia, China, the EU, India, and the US;
- New developments in anti-harassment workplace policies, training, and investigations;
- A discussion of Social Media & Due Process in the US, France and India;
- A discussion on protecting vulnerable workers, addressing issues of intersectionality;
- A presentation on innovations in legislation in New York, California, France, Australia and India; and
- A round-table on strategies for change with elected officials.
WHO SHOULD APPLY:
Business and organizational leaders and attorneys (this course has been approved for 6.75 hours of MCLE credit, which includes 1 hour of elimination of bias credit) who want to learn how sexual harassment may be impacting their organizations and the latest strategies for creating a safe and inclusive work environment.