Constangy partner Cara Crotty presented a webinar on Oct. 31 on what employers need to know following the Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action decision and its impact on DEI programs. SHRM and HRCI credit are pending for this webinar.
The webinar detailed the Supreme Court’s decision in Students for Fair Admissions v. President & Fellows of Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina, how DEI programs are implicated by that decision, recent legal actions involving DEI policies, what DEI practices could be problematic, and what steps employers should take to ensure DEI programs remain compliant and lawful.
To access a recording of the webinar, click the link below.
Cara advises employers on ways to avoid litigation and has defended employers in cases involving virtually every aspect of the employment relationship, including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims and various other federal and state law claims. Cara also represents federal contractors covered by Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act in their affirmative action compliance obligations by assisting with Plan preparation, completion of EEO-1 and VETS-4212 Reports, and defending compliance evaluations. She also prepares privileged compensation and pay equity analyses for organizations examining their pay practices. Cara speaks regularly for various organizations on these topics and conducts training for companies of all sizes.