November 13, 2020
Microaggressions: How Little Things Lead To Big Problems and Deeper Dive
Presentation 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Deeper Dive 1:15- 2:15 pm
This is a complimentary event for WilcoHR members.
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Non-member webinar fee $10.00.
One day Jane blows up during a meeting. She says she is tired of being interrupted and not taken seriously. Everyone leaves the meeting thinking Jane overreacted and is just touchy. But maybe there is more to it than first meets the eye. Microaggressions are small slights that demean individuals and add up over time. They can destroy workplace relationships and corrode productivity. In this session you will learn what microaggressions are, how they can lead to big workplace issues, and some common-sense ways to address them.
Deeper Dive will go into more details about Microaggressions. The deeper dive session will cover:
The deep dive session will cover:
1. How organizations can address microaggressions in practical, proactive ways that will help lead to better employee engagement
2. How individuals who have been subjected to microaggressions can assess their situations and determine the best course of action to address
3. How individuals who have been subjected to microaggressions can engage in difficult but essential conversations about microaggressions
4. How individuals who have not been subjected to microaggressions can learn productively about the experiences of others
About the presenter: Rodney Klein, EEOC Education and Training Manager
Rodney Klein graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and was hired by the U.S.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as an Investigator in 1992. Mr. Klein investigated individual complaints of employment discrimination, along with large class and systemic cases.
He worked as a liaison between the EEOC and various fair employment practice agencies. He was the San Antonio Office’s Charge Receipt Supervisor, responsible for receiving and processing all incoming discrimination complaints. Currently, Mr. Klein is the Dallas District’s Outreach and Training Manager. He speaks to audiences about employment related matters, the civil rights statutes, and EEOC procedures, and he is a featured speaker at his office’s yearly training seminar for employers.
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