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Free Webinar: What the Individual Freedom Act Means for Your Nonprofit & Diversity Training

Carina Kleter

  • Free Webinar: What the Individual Freedom Act Means for Your Nonprofit & Diversity Training
    September 14, 2022
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Florida recently passed the Individual Freedom Act, also known as the “Stop WOKE Act,” which makes it unlawful for an employer to require employees as a condition of employment to attend training on a variety of concepts, including some common elements of diversity training. Recently, litigation to strike the Act’s application to employers as unconstitutional was dismissed.

This free seminar explores what the Individual Freedom Act means for your nonprofit and its employees. You’ll learn more about the eight topics included in the law, permissible DEI training, enforcement, remedies, how to mitigate your risk, and the status of legal action against the Act.

This class is beneficial for human resource professionals, managers and anyone responsible for providing staff and DEI training.

Update:  On August 18, 2022, Chief US District Judge Mark Walker of the United States District Court of the Northern District of Florida blocked application of the Individual Freedom Act to employers, issuing a preliminary injunction in Honeyfund.com, Inc. v. Ron DeSantis, et al.  Judge Walker found the law to violate the First Amendment.  We will discuss the order and what it means for Florida employers, in addition to our summary of the elements of the bill.   Attendees will leave with a full understanding of the statute’s provisions, the recent judicial decision, and the ultimate outlook for this legislation. We look forward to having you join us!

What if I can’t attend live?

Our free webinars are recorded. All registrants will receive a notification when the webinar recording and any resources provided by the presenter have been posted. You can see all of the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s free webinars here.

Led by: Scott Silverman, Partner, Akerman LLP

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time


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About Our Guest Presenter

 

Scott Silverman

Adept at navigating complex labor and employment matters, Scott Silverman is noted by Chambers USA for being “expeditious” and “excellent at providing all points of view.” His range of experience includes representation of employers in administrative proceedings, federal and state court litigation, and arbitrations. Although he has worked on a variety of labor and employment issues throughout his career, Scott’s practice has emphasized labor-management relations, employment discrimination, non-compete/trade secret, wage and hour, and retaliation claims.

Complementing his litigation practice, he advises employers on day-to-day matters and drafts manuals and contracts for his clients. Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law, Scott frequently lectures and publishes articles on current developments in labor and employment law. In addition to Chambers USA, numerous leading industry publications have ranked Scott as a top lawyer in Florida, including The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers Magazine

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