Immigration impacts every university, every company, every hospital, and every institution. The foundation of our economy is based on immigration. This seminar will provide an easy to understand overview of immigration and diversity related issues that business's face in today's diverse world.
- Gain a basic understanding of federal immigration laws that are relevant to the workplace and recent developments in applying those laws
- Receive specific information about the most common ways that foreign nationals may legally work in the United States
- Become better informed about the Immigration Control and Reform Act - the federal law that requires I-9's
- Learn how to spot and avoid harassment and other workplace discrimination based on national origin, religion, and color
- Address myths about immigration and immigrants
- Present ways to facilitate mutual adaptation between immigrant employees and your existing workforce
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (Break 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.)
I. A Brief Historical Overview Of United States Immigration Laws And
Recent Developments Employers Need To Understand
II. Working Legally In The U.S.
A. H1B Visas
B. Green Cards
III. The Immigration Control And Reform Act Of 1986 ('ICRA')
A. I-9 Compliance
B. Investigations: What Do You Do If The Government Appears And Ask To See Your I-9's?
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
IV. National Origin Discrimination In The Workplace
A. What Does 'National Origin' Really Mean?
B. What Are The Applicable Laws And Which Employers Do They Cover?
1. Title VII Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964 National Origin, Race, Color And Religion
2. 42 U.S.C. § 1981 Where National Origin And Race Meet
3. The ICRA Anti-Discrimination Provisions ICRA Is More Than
4. The Indiana Civil Rights Law A Few Words About Ancestry
C. May Undocumented Aliens Gain Relief Under Federal Labor And
V. Religious Discrimination In Employment
A. How Far Does The Term 'Religion' Reach?
B. What Does 'Accommodation' Mean When Applied To Religious Practices?
VI. Discrimination On the Basis of Color Words That Should Raise Red
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. How To Train And Inform Employees A Hands On Approach
A. Brief History Of Immigration In America
B. Addressing Myths About Immigration And Immigrants
C. Fostering Mutual Adaptation Between Immigrants And Your Existing Workforce