Lauren M. Mazur


Articles:

  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    The landscape of rights afforded to same-sex couples has changed at a rapid pace over the last few years and seems certain to continue to evolve. As recently as May 2008, the California Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples may no longer be excluded from civil marriage. The ever-changing amalgam of rights afforded to same-sex couples presents a host of...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    The diversification of the American workforce requires many employers to determine whether they have an obligation to ensure that their communications to employees are understood. Understood, in this context, may mean that the communication should be in a language other than English or even Spanish. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    We all remember it. Well, at least those of us who work or have worked for employers that follow the law. Amidst the mountains of paperwork that we complete upon the start of a new job lurks the I-9. New employees complete the form, provide documents from List A or B and List C and are off into the working world. Or, if you are the lucky individual...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Federal government contracts are often a source of big business for employers. But with big business can come big problems, especially for those government contractors and subcontractors who do not fulfill the affirmative action obligations tied to their contractor status. How big can the problems be? In fiscal year 2005, the Office of Federal Contract...