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Fred Suggs limits his practice to labor and employment law and is certified as a specialist in this field by the South Carolina Supreme Court. He has extensive experience, including advising clients in preventive measures to avoid formal charges and lawsuits; handling union campaigns; negotiating collective bargaining agreements; and representing clients before the National Labor Relations Board and before the United States Courts of Appeal. Fred frequently lectures before professional and civic groups on topics relating to his area of practice. He has published numerous articles on labor law in business and legal publications. He is a member of the Alabama, Florida and South Carolina Bars, as well as the Bars of several federal district courts, courts of appeal, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is one of only five South Carolina lawyers who are Fellows in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

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Workplace Discrimination and Harassment— Sexual and Otherwise

Sexual harassment cases have dominated the legal landscape of workplace harassment issues for the last two decades. More recently, older workers, African-American workers, Hispanic workers and members of other protected groups have joined the battle against workplace discrimination. Race, age or religious harassment charges can result in costly defense and the jury verdicts. This workshop will provide an overview of discrimination laws and a discussion of the concepts of disparate treatment and disparate impact. It will attempt to provide practical guidance for avoiding these types of problems.

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