DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT AVOIDANCE TRAINING

OFFERED FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND START-UPS, TO BE PRESENTED BY WIGGIN AND DANA ON APRIL 25th

CURE INNOVATION COMMONS TO HOST, PARTNERING WITH IGNITE, A PROGRAM OF THAMES RIVER INNOVATION PLACE

(Groton, CT - April 9, 2018) – CURE Innovation Commons will partner with the Ignite Program of Thames River Innovation Place to present Discrimination and Harassment Avoidance Training for entrepreneurs, small businesses and start-ups on Wednesday, April 25, from 3:00-5:00 pm. The event will take place at CURE Innovation Commons located at 93 Shennecossett Road in Groton, CT. The training will be presented by Mary Gambardella from Wiggin and Dana. This training is being offered to business owners, HR professionals, managers and employees for $40. For more information and to register, visit www.bit.ly/AvoidHarassment2.

Sexual harassment and discrimination are timely topics, even for small businesses or start-ups. Mary Gambardella, Partner and Chair of Wiggin and Dana’s Labor, Employment & Benefits Department, will provide an overview of the applicable laws and regulations governing workplace conduct, specifically those which prohibit discrimination and harassment.  She will give practical examples and guidance on recommended policies and procedures, as well as how employers can best address workplace behavior which can give rise to claims. 

CURE Innovation Commons (The Commons) is committed to providing a hassle-free, full-service professional space combined with a supportive community whose mission is to help you succeed. The Commons offers commercial-grade labs, offices, co-working and special event spaces at cost-effective prices and with flexible lease terms. Located halfway between Boston and New York City, The Commons offers nearly 22,000 square feet of newly-design space in southeast coastal CT, led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs and scientists. 

Ignite is designed to spark new ideas, businesses, and innovative growth in the Thames River region by providing business education and resources,  presenting professional development events and connecting entrepreneurs into the business development support system. The Ignite program is established under the Thames River Innovation Place and is made possible by support from CTNext . 

Contact: Emma Palzere-Rae

ignite@thamesriverinnovation.org

(860) 961-6067

Additional Information: Media is invited to attend and cover the event. This project was made possible by the support of CTNext.