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Unconscious Bias Workshop

Unconscious Bias Workshop

Monday, February 24, 2014
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Willis Noland Conference Room/SEED Center

McNeese State University is pleased to host a workshop featuring Joe Bontke, with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC works to educate and promote equality of opportunity, enforcement of laws, and prohibiting employment discrimination to assist businesses in providing a fair and inclusive workplace.

Mr. Bontke is the outreach manager and ombudsman for the Houston District Office of U.S. EEOC. A 27 year career in Human Resources and Civil Rights, Mr. Bontke has experience in employment law and adult education.

Mr. Bontke will be presenting and discussing workplace bullying and recent court cases related to employment discrimination including those related to the Americans with Disabilities Act and information regarding the rights of transgender employees.

Registration to attend the workshop is required. Seating is limited, please register as soon as possible.

Please direct all questions regarding the event to Dr. Michael Snowden, Chief Diversity Officer at McNeese State University at 337-475-5428 or by email.

Lunch Menu:

  • Mixed Greens Salad
  • Bourbon Roasted Pork Loin
  • Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast
  • Dirty Rice
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Coffee, Tea, Water