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Friday, June 1, 2018

WJA at JCK Las Vegas | Just The Facts: What The Jewelry Industry Must Know About Harassment

Start Date: 6/1/2018 11:15 AM EDT
End Date: 6/1/2018 12:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: JCK Las Vegas

The Showcase Stage, Bayside, Level 1
Mandalay Bay
Las Vegas, NV  United States  89119

Organization Name: Women's Jewelry Association

Audrey Aller
Phone: (845) 473-7323

WJA Session at JCK Las Vegas Afternoon With the Associations

with Tiffany Stevens, President & CEO of The Jewelers Vigilance Committee
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
The Showcase Stage, Bayside, Level 1
Harassment and gender-related discrimination are making headlines every day. Join us to get the facts about what constitutes harassment and how to keep your business bias free.

This timely presentation will help business owners know and understand important employment-related laws including:
  • Title VII – Civil Rights Act

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act

  • Equal Pay Act

  • Family and Medical Leave

  • Americans with Disabilities Act

  • National Labor Relations Act

The talk also covers how to protect your business from commonly litigated employment matters by offering tips on basic employment requirements and best practices.

More about the WJA Gender Equality Project:

As an extension of its commitment to women’s professional advancement, in 2017 WJA established a working group dedicated to the research and development of advocacy-related programming: The WJA Gender Equality Project. Aiming to improve the jewelry and watch industries broadly, the project will implement a strategic plan that provides education, tools, programs, outreach and events for an inclusive audience; designed to reach men and women in every jewelry trade sector.

This session was developed as part of the Project and is being presented in partnership with the Jewelers Vigilance Committee and with the support of the Responsible Jewellery Council.