Francesco (Fran) A. DeLuca, Member of the Firm, presents a Rhode Island HR Roundtable on retaliation and whistleblower claims, hosted by the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE).

Retaliation and whistleblower claims are on the rise. For the past few years, retaliation claims have constituted the majority of claims filed with the EEOC, surpassing claims for age, disability, race, gender, and religious discrimination combined. Congress and the RI General Assembly have recently enacted sweeping anti-retaliation and whistleblower protections, which impacts most employers.

Agencies including the SEC and NLRB have been active in prohibiting “pre-taliation,”striking down common employment policies and agreements that they believe may negatively impact protected activities.

Fran discusses these developments, what’s driving them, and how your organization can take practical steps to reduce the risk of a retaliation or whistleblower claim.

For more information, please contact Fran.

Event Detail

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Johnston, RI

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