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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

73rd Annual NYU Conference on Labor - ADDRESSING PAY EQUITY & ISSUES OF INEQUALITY AT WORK

This Thursday and Friday at NYU a terrific program  (alas I am zooming in rather than having the pleasure to visit one of my favorite cities and be wined and dined...) -- speakers include Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, NLRB Chairman John Ring, EEOC Commissioner Charlotte Burrows,  and scholars from a variety of fields including Matt Bodie, Kate Andrias, economist Richard Freeman (who I had the pleasure to work with during my doctoral studies), Catherine Fisk, Sam Estreicher, and myself. Read the entire agenda after the page break. 

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Day 1 – Thursday, October 1

MORNING SESSION:

8:45 a.m.

WELCOME
Prof. Samuel Estreicher (NYU Law)
Michael Gray, Esq. (Jones Day)

8:45-9:25

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: HON. EUGENE SCALIA (U.S. SECRETARY OF LABOR)
Introduction by Mark E. Brossman (Schulte Roth)

Morning Session Moderator: Zoe Salzman (Emery, Celli, Brinckerhoff & Abady)

9:30-10:30

WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT WORKPLACE INEQUALITY?
Is Income Inequality Getting Worse and If So, Why?
Prof. Richard B. Freeman (Harvard)

Causes of Inequality in the Workplace
Prof. Matthew Bodie (St. Louis Univ. School of Law)
Comments:  Prof. John Addison (Univ. of S. Carolina)

10:45-12:00

ADDRESSING GENDER PAY EQUITY
Corporate Reporting Requirements, Shareholder Activism & State Law Approaches
Michael Delikat, Esq. (Orrick)

EEOC Pay Disclosure Initiatives, Past And Future
David Lopez (Rutgers Law School; former GC, EEOC)

Role of Internal Audits: Pay Equity Claims
Joseph O’Keefe (Proskauer)

Comments:  Johnna Torsone (Pitney Bowes)

12:00-1:00

LUNCH BREAK

AFTERNOON SESSION:

1:00-1:45

HON. CHARLOTTE BURROWS (COMMISSIONER, EEOC)
Introduction by Virginia Hardwick, (Hardwick Benfer)

Afternoon Session Moderator: Gerald Hathaway (Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath)

1:50-3:45

ADDRESSING WORKPLACE INEQUALITY
‘Joint Employer’ Issues
Prof. Michael C. Harper (Boston Univ.)
Comments: Jeffrey Rosin (O’Hagan Meyer)

Bolstering Union Power
Prof. Catherine Fisk (Berkeley Law School)
Comments: Frederick Braid (Holland & Knight)

Role of Antidiscrimination & Equal Pay Litigation
Joseph Sellers (Cohen Milstein)
Comments: Amy Traub (Baker Hostetler)

No-Compete Clauses as a Brake on Employee Wage Gains
Prof. Orly Lobel (Univ. of San Diego Law School)
Comments: Ann-Elizabeth Ostrager (Sullivan & Cromwell)

 

Day 2 – Friday, October 2

MORNING SESSION:

 

8:30-9:20

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  HON. JOHN F. RING (CHAIRMAN, NLRB)
Introduction by Marshall Babson (Seyfarth Shaw)

 

Morning Session Moderator: Davida Perry (Schwartz, Perry & Heller)

 

9:25-10:15

RE-VISITING CORPORATE PURPOSE
Prof. Edward Rock (NYU School of Law)
Comments: Pearl Zuchlewski (Kraus & Zuchlewski)

 

10:15-10:45

REDUCING INCOME INEQUALITY THROUGH PROFIT SHARING
Prof. Joseph Blasi (Rutgers School of Management)

 

10:55-11:25

PAY EQUITY ISSUES IN SPORTS
Jeffrey Kessler (Winston Strawn)

 

11:30-12:15

EQUALITY INITIATIVES IN THE OFCCP
Craig Leen, Director (USDOL, OFCCP)
Comments: Karen Gillen (O’Melveny)

 

12:15-1:15

LUNCH BREAK

 

AFTERNOON SESSION:

 

1:15-2:30

COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES
Wendi Lazar (Outten & Golden)
Littler Mendelson International Offices:
    Hannah Mahon, London
    Sari Springer, Toronto
    Juan Carlos Varela, Caracas
Hironobu Tsukamoto (Nagashima Ohno)
Comments: Phil Berkowitz (Littler Mendelson)

 

2:35-3:50

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY/DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, ELIMINATION OF BIAS IN THE PRACTICE OF LAW
Krissy A. Katzenstein (Morgan Lewis)
Other Speakers TBA

 


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: [email protected]

 

Posted by Orly Lobel on September 30, 2020 at 12:44 AM | Permalink

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