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Jan. 18, 2018 | Legal Perspectives on the Rewards and Challenges of Religion in the Workplace

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Legal Perspectives on the Rewards and Challenges of Religion in the Workplace

Stephen Sloan, Senior Principal, Accenture Analytics
Katrina L. BakerSpecial Counsel, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Rabbi Tsvi Blanchard, Meyer Struckmann Professor of Jewish Law, Humboldt Faculty of Law in Berlin; Scholar-in-Residence, Institute on Religion, Law & Lawyer’s Work at Fordham Law School
Endy Moraes, Fellow, Institute on Religion, Law & Lawyer’s Work, Fordham Law School

Thursday, January 18, 2018 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Lowenstein | 12th floor Lounge
113 W 60th Street, New York, NY
Free and open to the public.
Questions will be encouraged and refreshments will be provided.
RSVP here by January 17 or at the door. 
As the economy becomes increasingly global, our workforce becomes increasingly diverse. Diversity not only involves how people perceive themselves, but how they perceive others. Those perceptions affect their interactions and effectiveness. Today more than ever, organizational success and competitiveness depends on the ability to engage a multiplicity of viewpoints and perspectives.
The Accenture Interfaith group and Fordham Law School will be co-hosting an exciting event where we will be exploring the rewards and challenges of religious diversity in the workplace, and the benefits of encouraging people to bring their whole self to work.  We will also review the legal underpinnings protecting this diversity and the issues that might arise. Followed by interactive exercises in which participants will be able to explore the difficult questions, and practice listening and dialogue skills that can foster constructive, respectful and open communication even across profound difference.
Hosted by Institute on Religion, Law and Lawyer’s Work

 

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