LITTLE ROCK – Attorney Nate Read presented at the Human Resource Management Association of Arkansas Finding Common Ground: Diversity and Inclusion Seminar in Little Rock today.
In his session, titled “What the #MeToo Movement Means for Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Strategies,” Read discussed why workplace diversity should be a top priority for corporate leadership and why they need to be proactive on issues such as sexual harassment. He explained that the recent wave of workplace harassment revelations puts organization that are lax in addressing violations at a significant risk – to their workforce, their brand, their leadership and, certainly, their share prices.
Read has extensive experience representing employers in all matters of labor and employment law with a focus on employment counseling and employment litigation. He counsels clients on matters of employment including wage and hour compliance, employer obligations under the state and federal statutes, personnel policies, personnel procedures and employment handbooks, and the enforcement of employment, confidentiality, restrictive covenant and severance agreements. He also represents individuals and companies in various contract disputes and business tort litigation, including intellectual property disputes and unfair competition claims.
About Human Resource Management Association of Arkansas
The Human Resource Management Association of Arkansas works to coordinate a targeted approach to meeting the needs of its membership, the community and the profession via connect HR professionals, providing professional development tools and partnering with the government and other organizations in Arkansas to further economic development and public welfare.
About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a 92-attorney corporate law firm that provides strategic and comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.