In March of 2013, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy hosted a one-day program, United We Stand: Effectively Representing Immigrants In Employment Cases, on the tremendous opportunities and particular challenges in representing immigrant workers.
United We Stand: Effectively Representing Immigrants In Employment Litigation was made possible by a cy pres award The Institute received from the Minneapolis-based law firms of Cummins & Cummins, LLP and Miller O’Brien Jensen, PA.
Successfully Representing Undocumented Workers In Employment Litigation: Yes You Can!
Moderator & Speaker: Bill Beardall
Speakers: Alejandro Caffarelli & Jim Knoepp
Representing Immigrant Workers – An Employment Lawyer’s Pocket Guide, Alejandro Caffarelli & Lorrie Peeters
The Effects Of Immigration Status On Employment Litigation After Hoffman Plastics Compound, William R. Tamayo, Alejandro Caffarelli & Cynthia Rice
The Cultural & Linguistic Dimensions Of Litigating Cases On Behalf Of Immigrant Workers
Moderator: Eve H. Cervantez
Speakers: Bryce W. Ashby, Karen Jo Koonan & J. Roberto Mendoza
How To Talk To The Jury About Employment Claims Of Immigrant Workers, Karen Jo Koonan
Representing Immigrant Workers In Sexual Harassment Cases
Moderator & Speaker: David L. Kern
Speakers: Mónica Ramírez & William R. Tamayo
Injustice On Our Plates: Immigrant Women In The U.S. Food Industry, Southern Poverty Law Center, Submitted By Mónica Ramírez
Picked Apart: The Hidden Struggles Of Migrant Worker Women In The Maryland Crab Industry, American University Washington College Of Law & Centro De Los Derechos Del Migrante, Inc., Submitted By Mónica Ramírez
Overcoming Scorched-Earth Defense Tactics When Representing Immigrant Workers
Moderator & Speaker: Justin D. Cummins
Speakers: Laura R. Feldman & Jenifer J. (J.J.) Rosenbaum
Successfully Overcoming Employers’ Scorched-Earth Defense Tactics, Justin D. Cummins, Laura Feldman & Jennifer (J.J.) Rosenbaum
Somos Unidos! Effective Community, Private Bar & Government Partnerships
Moderator: Haeyoung Yoon
Speakers: Melvina C. Ford, Adam T. Klein & William R. Tamayo
The EEOC And Immigrant Workers, William R. Tamayo