Risk Management, Compliance & Public Policy

Concurrent Sessions Sponsored by:  

Description:Women in higher education are faced with several challenges regardless of the position they hold, ranging from salary and promotion inequity to issues of harassment and bias. University of Michigan HR is working to understand these issues and is targeting interventions and support for faculty and staff leaders within shared learning spaces. In this session, we'll explore a variety of programmatic approaches to support the advancement and development of women leaders within higher education; discuss interventions women leaders are utilizing in order to advance across different institutions; and explore evaluative methods to measure programmatic outcomes.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Cultural Competencies; Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:During this interactive session, we'll review some important higher ed labor and employment law decisions of 2020. You'll hear the facts and learn about the precedent and argument for each. Then, test your own knowledge by judging for yourself which side won each case. The winner in each case will be revealed and questions answered along the way. For most of these cases, the decisions are tough, which makes for an exciting discussion!
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:HR professionals have long been versed in addressing sexual harassment in the workplace. But how does that responsibility change when we work on a college campus? What happens when an employee is harassed by a student or vice versa? Where do Title IX and Title VII collide? In this interactive session, we'll explore several case studies and discuss best practices for addressing the issues while balancing risk, law and equity.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has indicated that it plans to audit higher education institutions more frequently in 2020. However, many HR practitioners are unfamiliar with their institution's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) obligations under OFCCP’s laws. Through a case study from a university that was recently audited, this session will provide practical tips and tools to maximize HR practices and initiatives around EEO.
DATE:Monday, October 5 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Navigating and managing medical accommodations for employees is essential, but it can also be challenging, especially when applying these processes to faculty. Over many years, UC Davis has utilized a thorough and thoughtful process for faculty accommodations that includes partnering with key campus resources and supporting academic leaders to avoid missteps while maintaining good records of efforts made. Attend this session to become better equipped to manage these issues on your campus.
DATE:Monday, October 5 at 3:00-4:00 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy; HR Operations
Description:In this session, two university attorneys will address institutional legal obligations pertaining to sexual misconduct in the employment setting. We'll explore the U.S. Department of Education’s new regulations on Title IX, with particular emphasis on those aspects of the regulations that intersect with Title VII or other areas of employment. You'll leave the session with practical tips to help you refine policies and procedures consistent with federal compliance obligations.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
SESSION_TITLE:Washington Update
Description:Hear the latest federal regulatory and legislative news from Washington, D.C., and learn about the issues CUPA-HR is actively pursuing on behalf of higher education. Find out which Congressional and federal agency actions are most likely to impact the higher ed workplace in the coming months.
DATE:Monday, October 5 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Hear the latest federal regulatory and legislative news from Washington, D.C., and learn about the issues CUPA-HR is actively pursuing on behalf of higher education. Find out which Congressional and federal agency actions are most likely to impact the higher ed workplace in the coming months.
DATE:Monday, October 5 at 1:30-2:30 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy