Alison Hamer

Alison Hamer

Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP

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50 For 50: Five Decades Of The Most Important Employment Discrimination Decisions - Number 49: EEOC Takes On Background Checks

Throughout this series, we have touched on facially neutral policies which, although not motivated by unlawful discrimination, have a discriminatory effect on certain protected classes. For over 40 years, the courts have...more

7/2/2014 - Background Checks Criminal Background Checks Discrimination Disparate Impact EEOC Employer Liability Issues Hiring & Firing Protected Class Title VII

50 for 50: Five Decades of the Most Important Discrimination Law Developments - Number 29: The EEOC Requires Employers to File...

The EEOC is tasked not only with enforcement and adjudication of employment discrimination; it also has data-collecting requirements. In some cases, that data-collecting is easy: the EEOC can easily count the number and type...more

6/11/2014 - Data Collection Discrimination EEO-1 EEOC Legal History

50 for 50: Five Decades of the Most Important Discrimination Law Developments - Number 12: The FMLA Becomes Law In 1993

Just over twenty years ago, employees who needed to take time off work for an extended period to tend to their own or family members’ health had no national law guaranteeing they could take a leave of absence with the comfort...more

5/28/2014 - Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Employer Mandates FMLA Full-Time Employees Paid Leave

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