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Cheryl Beymer

Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP

Cheryl Behymer is a Partner in the Columbia office of Fisher & Phillips LLP and Co-Chair of the firm’s Pay Equity Practice Group, as well as the Affirmative Action and Federal Contract Compliance Practice Group. She assists clients by providing timely and practical counsel, training and audit defense in affirmative action, workplace harassment, employee leave issues involving the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other labor and employment issues. Cheryl is a frequent presenter on pay equity, compensation, affirmative action, and harassment legal issues at national, state and local organizations. She is past chair of the South Carolina Diversity Council, served as Co-Chair for the 2016 National ILG Conference and was a board member of the South Carolina ILG. Cheryl is an Ambassador for the South Carolina Diversity Recruitment Consortium.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

PRE-CONFERENCE Monday, July 25

Workshop 5

Preventing Religious Discrimination in the Workplace
Sheila Willis, Cheryl Behymer (Fisher/Phillips)  

This presentation will explore best practices related to religious accommodations and discrimination.   Attendees will learn practical tips for evaluating religious accommodation requests, gain practical advice for avoiding religious discrimination claims, and tips to improve religious inclusivity in the workplace.  Audience members will be able to participate through asking questions of the presenters.