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Laner Muchin Attorney Heather Becker Participated on a Panel Discussing “Creating Safe Work Spaces” for the Chicago Media Standards Town Hall


Chicago, IL – Laner Muchin Attorney Heather Becker participated on a panel discussing “Creating Safe Work Spaces” for the Chicago Media Standards Town Hall on May 14, 2018 at the UIC Art and Exhibition Hall in Chicago.

The panel and hands-on workshop discussed how to create safe spaces on their film sets and within their small creative businesses. Topics included:

  • How to identify and define discrimination and sexual harassment
  • How to set behavioral stands
  • How to appropriately handle reports of discrimination and harassment

Becker concentrates her practice on representing public and private sector employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies in all types of employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation litigation, wage and hour and wage payment claims, civil rights and constitutional claims, whistleblower claims, and employment contracts disputes involving trade secrets, non-competes and restrictive covenants.

About Chicago Media Standards
Working against harassment and discrimination in the Chicago Media Industry. Inspired by our friends and colleagues in the Chicago theater community who have created the Chicago Theatre Standards, we are embarking on a similar initiative to codify a shared set of values regarding sexual harassment, assault, and discrimination. Together, we can affect industry-wide change and build a better arts community that supports and sustains artists of all gender, racial, religious, and cultural identities.

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Laner Muchin Ltd. concentrates in the representation of employers in labor relations, employment litigation, employee benefits and business immigration matters. The firm provides legal services to clients from coast to coast. For more information on our firm and our services, visit


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