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12.12.2013

Handling Discrimination Claims and Disability Discrimination Claims (Seattle)

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Lane Powell Attorneys Kelly Turner and Katheryn Bradley will present “Handling Discrimination Claims” and “Disability Discrimination Claims,” respectively, at an Employment Discrimination Law Seminar on Thursday, December 12. Turner’s presentation will take place from 10-11 a.m. and will cover the following topics as they relate to handling discrimination claims: internal responses to claims before a charge or lawsuit is filed; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) investigations; responding to the EEOC and other agency charges; motion practice; discovery; summary judgement; trials and best practices. Bradley’s presentation will take place from 2:15-3:15 p.m. and will cover the following topics as they relate to disability discrimination claims: understanding the new definitions of a disability; lawful questions and medical examinations; addressing reasonable accommodation issues; handling misconduct; and dealing with direct threat questions. The seminar will take place at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.