The Family Business Alliance of Wilkes University and Penn State Worthington Scranton presents Sexual Harassment Awareness: Myths and Reality on Sept. 13. The workshop will cover the ways a firm can create a safe company culture, the ramifications of the #MeToo environment and the impact of social media. The event is free, but registration is required.
The workshop will be presented at two locations. The morning location is at Penn State Worthington Scranton, Business Building, Hawk Lecture Hall. Registration is at 8 a.m. and the program is form 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The afternoon location is at Wilkes University, Henry Student Center, Miller Room, Second Floor, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. and the workshop from noon to 1:30 p.m.
James P. Valentine, partner at Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald LLP and Kimberly Wylam, president and managing partner at Baker Tilly Vantagen, will co-present the workshop. They will talk about workplace sexual harassment and the ways in which harassment can be perpetrated. The speakers will discuss that harassment does not have to be of a sexual nature and can include offensive remarks about a person’s gender.
For more information and to register, visit www.wilkes.edu/FBA or contact Sue Reilly, executive director of the Family Business Alliance, at (570) 408-2120 or firstname.lastname@example.org.