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Feb
28
2024
On-Demand Webinar
HSE Institute Event

What Matters Now in Higher Education Webinar Series: What You Need to Know About Pregnancy Discrimination on Campus

Location
Webinar
Date
February 28, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please click here to access the recording of this webinar. Please note that watching this recording from this site does not qualify for CLE. To earn CLE credit, please contact Lori Stone or Julie Haring.

Recent legal developments have placed pregnancy discrimination in the spotlight, and institutions should be prepared for increased enforcement efforts in this area moving forward. Pregnancy discrimination is prohibited by myriad federal laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the recently enacted Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. Perhaps now more than ever, it is critical that colleges and universities understand their institutional obligations when it comes to protecting the rights of pregnant students and employees.

Please join us on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 11:00 am EST as HSE attorneys Lindsey N. Bober and Kathryn M. Stiffler discuss relevant considerations, including:

  • An overview of the federal pregnancy discrimination laws applicable to students and employees;
  • Current and anticipated updates to the legal landscape, including proposed changes to Title IX’s pregnancy protections; and
  • Best practices for accommodating pregnant students and employees.

 

CLE Credit Available

HSE has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education. This event is eligible for 1.0 Professional Practice credit hours.

About the Series

The “What Matters Now in Higher Education” webinar series is designed to provide higher education professionals timely, practical, and concise advice and analysis, as well as recommended actions to mitigate risk and drive strategies. These webinars are intended to be as interactive as attendees make them with access to thought leaders on important topics.

About HSE’s Higher Education Practice

We provide higher education institutions with mission-driven, cost effective, and feasible strategies and solutions that ensure legal compliance and risk mitigation without sacrificing institutional culture.

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