VIDEO: 5 in 15 - Immigration, Labor, & Employment Legal Trends: Sexual Harrassment, Transgender Employees, Employment Manuals (NLRB's Boeing Decision), Department of Homeland Security Oversight, Immigration Challenges
Kerr Russell attorneys Kate McCarroll and Katherine Cser discuss the top five issues today in immigration, labor and employment law.
1. Harassment Lawsuits Are Up
2. 6th Circuit Decision Concerning Transgender Employees
3. Employment Manuals Following NLRB’s Boeing Decision
4. Department of Homeland Security Tightens Oversight
5. Navigating the Uncertain Immigration Waters
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Kate McCarroll practices in the area of immigration and nationality law and leads the firm's Immigration and Nationality law group. She has extensive experience in employment-related immigration law, including inbound and outbound immigration; I-9 and immigration-related compliance training; and, assisting corporations with Department of Labor/Department of Homeland Security audits. Kate has also handled immigration matters involving criminal and inadmissibility issues; family-based immigration; and asylum proceedings.
Kate is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy. She is a mentor through the American Immigration Lawyers Association, where she answers questions from new and seasoned attorneys from around the country. She provides pro bono support to military families through AILA. She also offers pro bono counsel through the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center and serves on the International Medical Graduate Taskforce, where she lobbies on behalf of physician-related immigration issues.
In 2012, she was named to the Michigan Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. In 2016, Kate was selected as a “Michigan Super Lawyer” in immigration law. She was nominated as one of the "10 Best" Immigration Attorneys for Michigan by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, Immigration Division, in 2016. She was recognized by Crain's Detroit Business as one of their Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan - 2017.
Katherine Cser focuses her practice on labor and employment issues. She counsels and advises business owners, managers and human resources professionals on workplace issues including discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour laws, medical leave laws, among other concerns.
She has also practiced as a commercial litigator on a wide variety of commercial disputes in federal and state courts and arbitral proceedings.
Katherine has experience in commercial transactions litigation, as well as restrictive covenants and intellectual property and related tort claims.
Before joining Kerr Russell, Katherine was an attorney in the New York City office of a national law firm. In 2014 and 2015, she was named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. In 2016 and 2017, Katherine was named to the Michigan Super Lawyers' Rising Stars list.
- Katherine's article "The Real Estate Industry Must Be Cautious with Social Media" was published by the American Bar Association and can be reviewed here.
- Katherine's article “Proposed Tip-Pooling Regulation: Impact on Restaurateurs” was published by the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Employment and Labor Relations Law and can be viewed here.
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