Cancel Worker EEO Training At Own Peril, Attys Say

Law360, New York (March 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Many companies feeling the strain of the recession have cut equal employment opportunity training from their budgets this year, but lawyers warn that the short-term savings are not worth the increased exposure to costly lawsuits.

Workplace harassment and discrimination training is a surefire way of reducing liability and damages in employment litigation, and financially strapped businesses can least afford to lose one of their best defenses in the courtroom, attorneys say.

“Every company has their own budget to consider, but in the grand scheme of things...
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