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Protected Class Laws and Regulations: Challenges for Employers in 2022

 

Learn how to identify protected classes, both historical and novel, for a 2022 workplace.

Employers have faced a cascade of ever-increasing legal obligations since the beginning of the pandemic alone. Federal and state legislatures, and executive agencies, have adopted new protected classes beyond those traditionally enforced by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state-level equivalents. Beyond traditionally protected classes, like race, color, age, national origin, gender, disability, and the like, federal and state laws nationwide may now explicitly or implicitly protect additional categories like vaccination status, religious objections to vaccination, childcare obligations, hairstyle, gender identity, and expression, and many more. This course will help those responsible for compliance and workplace relations understand these novel issues in addressing protected classes and implement practical solutions based on real-world examples and case studies. This material will help you assess and respond to common problems faced by employers in 2022 to reduce risk and increase workplace inclusivity.

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Stephen E. Baumann, II

Stephen E. Baumann, II

Littler Mendelson P.C.

Steve E. Baumann II

  • Shareholder in the Denver office of Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Practice focuses on unfair competition and trade secrets, discrimination and harassment, labor-management relations, energy, and appellate practice
  • Partners with employers of all sizes, from small startups to Fortune 500 companies, to address and resolve employment and traditional labor issues throughout the employment lifecycle, from hiring through performance management, investigations, and separation of employment
  • Advises employers about the protection of trade secrets, enforcement of non-compete agreements, and other unfair competition; also helps employers remain union-free and manage their union-represented workplaces
  • Member of American Mensa, California and Colorado Bar Association, and Diversity in the Legal Profession Joint Committee, Center for Legal Inclusiveness
  • Named, Ones to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America©, 2021-2022; and Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016-2021
  • Recipient, BTI Client Service All-Star Award, 2017; American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy and Evidence; and Merit Scholarship, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
  • J.D. degree, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law; B.A. degree, University of Colorado, Boulder
Iris Lozano

Iris Lozano

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Associate in the Denver office of Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Practice focuses on labor and employment law matters
  • Employment background includes over 15 years in a human resources professional role with companies in the manufacturing, financial, and construction industries; this experience provides her a deep understanding of her clients’ needs
  • Recently owned and operated an Engineering and STEM Learning Center for children
  • During law school, she interned with the Colorado Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and at a Denver area firm
  • J.D. degree, Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver; M.B.A. degree, Tulane University; B.A. degree, University of New Mexico

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