Globally Recognized Corporate Seminars Caught In Crossfire
SAN FRANCISCO, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- While Landmark Education (http://www.landmarkeducation.com/) is not a party to a lawsuit that was recently filed with the U.S. District Court, the international training and development company is inappropriately referenced in the suit as a religion.
The New York-based suit, filed by Scott Glasgow, is claiming sexual harassment and religious discrimination against the company Growing Generations and its CEO, Stuart Miller. In addition to the sexual harassment claim, Glasgow said he felt that not participating in Landmark seminars hurt his standing with the company, says Art Schreiber, General Counsel to Landmark Education.
"Any reference to Landmark as religious is not only completely untrue, but is totally ridiculous," says Schreiber.
Indeed, Raymond Fowler, PhD, the former Chief Executive Officer of the American Psychological Association, observed the Landmark Forum and stated that in his personal opinion, "The Landmark Forum is not religious or cult-like, and I do not see how any reasonable, responsible person could say that it is."
Dr. Fowler's opinion is echoed by numerous highly regarded authorities and experts, says Schreiber. For example, according to Bishop Otis Charles: "As a former Bishop and Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School, I have participated in The Landmark Forum and, while I have never known the program to deal with God, worship, divinity or theology, each person's religious preference and practice is considered his or her private concern and is completely respected."
Landmark Education has had over 1 million people worldwide -- including
more than 40,000 health professionals and educators -- participate in its
programs. Harris Interactive(R), one of the largest and most respected
market research firms in the world,
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