Rodney Klein, EEO Trainer & Owner
Most organizations offer surprisingly little training on the ADA to their managers and supervisors. On one level this makes sense. After all, if you train managers on reasonable accommodations, then they may begin making accommodation decisions without consulting you, and that is a huge problem. This makes the decision regarding what to tell our managers very confusing. So, we often don’t tell them much of anything at all about the ADA. The problem is that managers can often inadvertently make mistakes that cost employers big money, simply because they haven’t been adequately trained. Managers don’t need to be experts in the entire law. They just need to master parts of it.
Rodney Klein has over sixteen years of experience as an EEO trainer and presenter as owner of Rodney Klein EEO Training and with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He is a recognized authority in federal EEO law and is a sought-after speaker and trainer across Texas. He regularly educates groups on workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act. He also trains audiences on addressing workplace behavior, creating civil cultures, understanding and reducing microaggressions, and minimizing unconscious bias in decision making. He coaches organizational leaders on how to re-think EEO in ways that better equip them to navigate the challenges brought on by an ever-changing social landscape. Rodney believes that understanding EEO both legally and culturally is the key in creating productive, efficient and ultimately inspired workforces.
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