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When Harry Becomes Sally: Accommodating Gender Transitions in the Workplace

May 16, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
1550 17th Street, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80202

Please join the Mile High Chapter Education Committee at our monthly luncheon on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at  Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP.  David L. Zwisler, Of Counsel at Ogletree Deakins will present "When Harry Becomes Sally:  Accommodating Gender Transitions in the Workplace."   Managing workplace relationships between coworkers, colleagues, friends, mentors and bosses can be difficult.  Managing a workplace through an employee’s gender transition is likely to be even harder due to additional practical and legal challenges. 

Session Objectives:

  • Identifying the impact of harassment on the LGBTQ community, with a focus on transgender status
  • Understanding the current landscape of employment laws and what protections are (and are not) available
  • Developing a plan to work through than any issues related to gender transition. 


David Zwisler is a shareholder in the Denver office of Ogletree Deakins with a 20+ year history of representing employers in all aspects of traditional labor, safety and health, and employment compliance. David has extensive experience representing management in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, as well as unfair labor practice and representation proceedings. David also regularly represents employers accused of violating state and federal health and safety regulations. In addition, David devotes significant time to defending employers against charges and claims filed in various state and federal agencies and courts.

David is a trusted senior leader, legal advisor, and strategist with a proven history of navigating the complexities of compliance and developing practical solutions.

The Board has agreed to continue to offer paid parking for those members outside of downtown Denver.  Please indicate in your registration if you will be using parking validation. 

This session has been approved for the following continuing education re-certification credits:

CLM Application Credit for Functional Specialists: 1.0 hour in the subject area of Human Resources Management toward the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application requirements.

CLM Recertification Credit: 1.0 hour in the subject area of Human Resources Management.

This program is valid for 1.0 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.

Mile High Association of Legal Administrators is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute®(HRCI®) pre-approved this program for 1.0 HR (General) recertification credit hours towards aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification.

Our monthly educational sessions would not be possible without the generous support of our Business Partners.

Official Luncheon Sponsor:

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$30.00 MHC ALA Regular Member

$200.00 Voucher for 8 Monthly Lunches for 2019-2020 Board Year

$40.00 Member Guest