Address: 342 Waller Ave. Ste. 1A, Lexington, KY 40504  Phone: (859) 252-4931 Email: [email protected]

The HRC offers a variety of workshops which can be tailored to fit your individual needs. The list below is not comprehensive. If there is a topic that you would like to see covered please email Astarre' Gudino, Community Relations Coordinator, at [email protected].

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The following is a list of workshops that we offer. Click on the workshop title to see a list of topics covered in the workshop.

For additional information on workshops the Commission offers or to schedule a workshop, contact the Commission at (859) 252-4931 or [email protected]

Don't see a topic you want covered? Contact the Commission to see if we can tailor a workshop to your specific needs.

Workshop Descriptions

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

  • What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • What topics are covered
  • Who is protected
  • What employment decisions are covered
  • What can I ask during an interview
  • Which actions constitute employment discrimination

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Conflict Resolution

  • Learn to identify misunderstandings in a conflict situation

  • Learn to identify what each person brings to a conflict situation

  • Learn 14 methods of dealing with conflict

  • Learn strategies for dealing with difficult people

  • Identify the anatomy of an argument

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Fair Housing

  • What is the Fair Housing Law?

  • What is covered/prohibited?

  • Issues in Fair Lending

  • Issues in Insurance redlining

  • Issues related to Rental (selection processes, evictions, terms and conditions, familial status, disability, etc.)

  • How to respond to a complaint of discrimination

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Gender Roles in the Workplace

  • Define traditional gender roles

  • Learn current trends in gender roles in the workplace

  • Explore if differences really do exist between males and females

  • Individuality vs. Gender Stereotypes

  • How to handle gender role conflicts in the workplace

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How to Respond to a Complaint of Discrimination

  • Learn how to conduct investigations regarding claims of discrimination

  • Obtain an overview of theories of discrimination

  • Learn how to analyze a complaint and gather evidence

  • Explore real case scenarios

  • Become acquainted with the administrative and legal environment in which discrimination law enforcement takes place

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Human Diversity/Prejudice Reduction

  • Develop a greater awareness, understanding and recognition

  • Develop a greater understanding of the impact of prejudice on the work environment and in a social context

  • Explore the dynamics of reducing prejudice and welcoming diversity

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Sexual Harassment

  • How to recognize sexual harassment

  • The employers and supervisors responsibility

  • How to conduct an investigation

  • Avoiding liability

  • How to write a sexual harassment policy

  • Current legal and workplace trends

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Title VII and ADEA

  • What are the employer's responsibilities and obligations?
  • How to conduct investigations
  • How to respond to a complaint of discrimination
  • How to avoid discrimination charges
  • How to limit liability
  • Current legal and workplace trends

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