The recent avalanche of sexual harassment allegations continues to destroy careers and jeopardize businesses. While it’s the rich and famous who make the headlines, most sexual harassment charges and allegations involve unknown, average workers – maybe even employees at your business. Today, more than ever, companies must reduce risk and minimize liability by educating their employees and implementing a proactive sexual harassment policy. Mr. Barron will discuss the current climate facing businesses as well as risk reduction strategies and legal issues surrounding sexual harassment.
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Keith A. Barron, Esq., is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York University’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management, The Culinary Institute of America, and is a member in good standing of the New York State Bar. Mr. Barron is currently an Instructor II in the College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee where he has been a faculty member since January of 2008.
A former prosecutor from the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, he prosecuted crime in the borough of Brooklyn (Trial Bureau V – “Orange Zone”) and conducted extensive investigations while preparing cases for trial, many of which obtained top count convictions. He worked closely with detectives and police officers from the NYPD on a case by case basis. During this time, Mr. Barron was also an adjunct instructor at New York University’s Center for Law, Finance and Taxation where he taught legal writing & research, and Westlaw training for a paralegal degree program affiliated with New York University School of Law.
Mr. Barron's primary teaching focuses on graduate and undergraduate Hospitality Law. The minimization of litigation is stressed through a preventative approach on how to limit liability while operating a hospitality business.