Employment Discrimination

Rob Sniffen,
 Sniffen & Spellman, P.A.
Jeff Slanker,
 Sniffen & Spellman, P.A.


According to the EEOC, more than 67,000 claims of workplace discrimination were filed in 2020.

Learn more about the federal statutes which prohibit workplace intolerance, as well as the rights, remedies, defenses, and protections that apply.

Delve into the evolution of employment discrimination policies and learn how the current workplace environment is affected.

Who Should Enroll?

This course will help any professional understand how to cultivate and create a safe, inclusive, and diverse working environment that benefits their organization.

What You Will Learn:

You will acquire knowledge concerning federal statutes prohibiting workplace intolerance and rights, remedies, defenses, and protections that apply.

You will also identify evolving areas of employment discrimination and its effects on the workplace.

Here are the topics we’ll cover:

∙ Federal Statutes

∙ Protections Against Retaliation

∙ Problem Areas

∙ Evolving Areas of Employment Discrimination

∙ The Regulatory Environment at the Federal Level

∙ The Human Resources Environment

Available Credits:

This course is worth 20 SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs).

The Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program provides quality legal education courses to members of The Florida Bar. This course has been approved for 8.5 CLE Credits by The Florida Bar’s Continuing Legal Education program.


  • Can I use this information for legal advice?

    This course is not meant to be construed as legal advice. The information learned may serve as a basis to guide you in the correct direction. However, Stoops Colab cannot be responsible for counsel within the context of this course.

  • What is my projected weekly time commitment?

    You can expect to spend 6-10 hours per week reviewing course content, engaging in interactive videos, and discussion board conversations. You will also have one live check-in with the instructor during the course.

  • Are there any textbooks or required course materials?

    No, there is not! Downloadable forms, transcripts, and other useful resources will be made available to all learners.

  • How will this course be graded?

    This is a pass/fail course. You must score 75% to complete the course.

  • In this completely virtual course, how will I interact with others?

    This innovative learning format allows hardworking professionals to conveniently meet, collaborate, and network with other business professionals. Discussion boards allow for engaging conversations as well as the check-ins with the instructor.

    We also encourage you to join Stoops Colab to further engage with learners, instructors, and the community. For more information, click here.

  • Which certification does this course fall under?

    This is the third of four courses required in the Certification in Employment and Human Resources Law though there are no prerequisites to taking this course.

Meet Your Instructor

Rob Sniffen

Sniffen & Spellman, P.A.
Robert J. Sniffen is the founder and managing partner of Sniffen & Spellman, P.A. He is board certified by The Florida Bar in labor and employment law. Sniffen has received an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America publication in labor and employment law, and has been named to Florida Trend magazine’s “Legal Elite” in the area of labor and employment law.

Meet Your Instructor

Jeff Slanker

Sniffen & Spellman, P.A.
Jeffrey Slanker is an attorney and shareholder at Sniffen and Spellman. He practices labor and employment law, appellate law, civil rights, and constitutional defense law. He is primarily a litigation attorney but also works with businesses to provide counsel on matters before they are in active litigation.

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