MCLE Training: Transgender Rights in the Workplace

June 5, 2012
10:00am - 11:30am
ABA Live Webinar and Teleconference

ALRP is pleased to promote the ABA’s MCLE training on Transgender Rights in the Workplace: Current Legal Challenges and Best Practices. June 5, 2012.


This 90-minute program will discuss federal, state, and local protections for transgender individuals in the areas of employment discrimination.

For example, panelists will provide an update on how the existing prohibition of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 may cover claims of discrimination based on gender identity through the gender stereotyping theory under the Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins line of cases as well as through other theories, including those presented in Schroer v. Billington (Library of Congress).

In addition, panelists will discuss best practices for transgender and gender-non-conforming employees and applicants, which address many common workplace issues such as records management, employer-sponsored insurance and retirement benefits, use of restrooms, privacy issues, and maintenance of a safe and non-hostile working environment.

Program Faculty

Jennifer Levi, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, Boston, MA
Shannon Minter, National Center for Lesbian Rights, San Francisco, CA
Teresa Renaker, Lewis Feinberg Renaker Lee Jackson PC, Oakland, CA
Edward J. Reeves, Stoel Rives LLP, Portland, OR
Louis Lopez (Moderator), U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

CLE Credit

States typically decide whether a program qualifies for MCLE credit in their jurisdiction 4-8 weeks after the program application is submitted. For many live events, credit approval is not received prior to the program.


$195 General Public
$150 ABA Members
$95 Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Members, Section of Labor and Employment Law Members
$99 Government Attorneys
$75 Each additional registrant at the same location

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