Wednesday - July 24 - 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Bullying. Hazing. Workplace diversity. Accommodating transgender employees and patients. The issues aren’t new, but now they are finally out in the open and can no longer be ignored. Whether it’s these issues or other, less newsworthy legal and human resources topics, leaders must take action to avoid hostile environments and unwanted media attention. Find out what policies, practices and accommodations agency leaders need to have in place to protect their employees, their patients and themselves.
Allison Bloom, JD, a former EMS chief, is an attorney whose practice focuses on providing risk management and legal services to EMS and fire agencies and small-to mid-sized healthcare related businesses. Jacqueline Jefferies is a detective sergeant with the Niagara Regional Police Service in Ontario, Canada, with more than a decade of experience as an investigator specializing in child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence.