2015 Lunch n' Learn Series
Joe Bonte: EEOC HOT TOPICS
Join us with Special Guest Joe Bontke from the EEOC as he discusses Hot Topics related to working with various generations. Lunch will be provided.
November 19th 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
9800 Richmond Avenue, Suite 800
Topics covered will include:
What’s New in EEOC a succinct process overview of ADAAA, GINA, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and the new Fact Finding Conferences that might be coming to your office and we ready to take your questions, suggestions, and complaints. No holds barred!
Supervising and working with generational differences. This lively session will look at emerging challenges of values differences among the generations. Don’t let situations escalate to critical and costly workplace disputes and the difference between understanding and accepting the new normal.
U.S.Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): The EEOC works to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. From briefcases to lunch-boxes, hardhats to hand-helds, we are a nation of workers facing opportunities unlike any other. By promoting equality of opportunity and enforcing laws, prohibiting employment discrimination our efforts can help businesses work to make a strong and prosperous nation secured through a fair and inclusive workplace.
Joe Bontke is the outreach manager and ombudsman for the Houston District office of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Joe has been in the field of Human Resources & Civil Rights for the past 27 years and has experience in employment law and adult education. With a Bachelor's in Philosophy and a Masters in Education, he has been a Human Resources Director, a Training Coordinator for the American Disabilities Act (ADA) Technical Assistance Center for Federal Region VI, was appointed as Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and has been named Chair of the Governors’ Committee for People with Disabilities by Governor Rick Perry and recently commissioned an honorary Admiral in the Texas Navy. Using his entertaining style, Joe has educated groups throughout the country and most recently, his work at the EEOC has enabled him to empower employers and employees with the understanding they need to work effectively at their jobs. Joe's philosophy of education is - that 90% is knowing where to find the information ... when you need it.