Attorney/partner, Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC
Labor laws and construction: Supporting employees during Covid-19 and flu season
TOPIC: Protecting workers during the ever-changing landscape of Covid-19 and flu season will have its challenges. Halpern will discuss key legal points and guidance for the construction and rental industries.
Iris Halpern is a partner at Denver-based lawfirm Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC. Halpern has been pas¬sion¬ately fight¬ing for plain¬tiffs and their civil rights for her entire legal career.
Before joining Rathod Mohamedbhai, Halpern worked as a trial attorney for over seven years, ultimately serving as the Senior Trial Attorney and an Acting Supervisory Attorney in the Denver Field Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. At the EEOC, Halpern’s work focused on seeking relief for victims, frequently in systemic and large class cases, under federal antidiscrimination statutes including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
She co-authored the chapter on a plaintiff’s perspective on e-discovery in the American Bar Association (ABA) & Bloomberg BNA treatise Workplace Data: Law and Litigation. In the past, Halpern was a Fulbright Scholar in Toronto, Canada, comparing Canadian and U.S. legal regimes governing domestic workers, including employment, criminal, and immigration laws. Before law school she worked as a union organizer for the Service Employees International Union.