Review Past Event - LGBTQ Employment Law Webinar


LGBTQ Alphabet Soup Webinar

Archived Event

LGBTQ Alphabet Soup
Ingredients for a more inclusive workforce

Originally Held: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time: Noon to 1:15 p.m. (EDT)
Cost: Complimentary

Presented by Laura M. Dinon and Claudia D. Orr

 Webinar Overview:

Today’s employment regulatory environment has never been more complex. Understanding and complying with LGBTQ employment regulations can challenge even the most experienced HR pros.

LGBTQ Alphabet Soup was designed to provide attendees with a range of information about this topic and to help your organization build a solid foundation for retaining its valued LGBTQ employees.

Topics included the following:

  • The origins of LGBTQ legal protection
  • Current status of LGBTQ rights under federal and state law
  • Requirements for compliant employment policies
  • Issues related to transgender employees

Intended Audience:

This webinar was designed to benefit business owners, executives and human resources professionals. 

Continuing Education Credit Information:

This activity was approved the HR Certification Institute for 1.25 (general) recertification credits toward the aPHR®, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi® and SPHRi® certifications. This approval was valid through 11/10/2016 and was not transferable.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity met HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

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Plunkett Cooney is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program was valid for 1.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

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Featured Speakers:

Laura Dinon   Laura M. Dinon - With over 25 years of experience in employment law, Laura concentrates her practice on representing public and private employers in all aspects of employment law, including labor relations. She has a broad client base of small to medium size businesses, including healthcare practices, municipalities and large insurance companies. She handles cases in federal and state courts, as well as arbitrations and administrative agency hearings.
Claudia Orr  

Claudia D. Orr - A trusted advisor to human resources professionals for over 26 years, Claudia is one of Plunkett Cooney's most experienced employment/labor law attorneys. She is well-versed in all areas of employment and labor law and regularly advises clients on such issues as hiring, discipline/discharge, ADA/FMLA compliance, wage issues and employee benefits. She also regularly defends employers in state and federal courts and arbitrations and before government agencies.