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Lawyering Through Covid-19: Key Practice Changes One Year Later

Core Triangle Consulting Vice President Rae T. Vann was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article examining the practice of workplace law since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Vann told the publication that employers’ concerns early in the pandemic primarily related to disability law, worker leave, and illness at work, and the focus has now shifted to vaccine-related issues. She added that racial justice has been a high priority for companies during the past year, and she is working with employers to “to really re-commit ourselves to looking at these issues, and to make sure that we’re not passive bystanders

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Core Triangle Consulting’s Rae Vann Named to Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity Board of Directors

Hartford, Conn. – Core Triangle Consulting is pleased to announce that Vice President Rae Vann was named to the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity Board of Directors. The Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity unites the resources, energy, and commitment of Connecticut’s leading law firms, corporations, public sector entities, law schools, and state bar associations to make the state a more attractive place for attorneys of color and other diverse individuals to practice law and find satisfying professional opportunities. The firm has been a member organization since 2014. Member organizations contribute to the continued success of the organization’s programs by committing to the

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19 Hiring Traps to Avoid

Core Triangle Consulting Vice President Rae Vann was quoted in a Society for Human Resources Management article, “19 Hiring Traps to Avoid,” on preventable pitfalls throughout the hiring process. The traps typically include problematic job postings, illegal qualification standards, inaccessible posting platforms, prohibited inquiries in interviews, and accommodation issues. Vann shares that specific qualification standards, such as not hiring anyone with a criminal record, could violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. “The problem with such a qualification standard is that relying on criminal history has a proven adverse impact on certain protected groups – namely, men

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