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PLI's Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - Tuesday, June 20, 2017
10:00 am New York - 6:00 pm New York
New York

This program, designed for employment law practitioners and human resources professionals at all levels, brings together prominent practitioners from the management and plaintiffs’ bars, in-house counsel, EEOC representatives and members of the judiciary, to analyze and provide practical guidance on the latest developments in the employment discrimination arena.  In addition to providing critical updates on recent developments in the law, our expert faculty will offer their respective perspectives on addressing potential employment discrimination issues in the workplace proactively, as well as in litigation.

Any attorney or human resources professional who advises or represents employers, employees, labor unions or government, or who has judicial/arbitral/mediator responsibility will benefit from attending this program.

What You Will Learn

  • Changes in federal agencies in the wake of the new Presidential administration and how they might affect the advice you give, the strategies you choose, and the settlements you propose

  • Disabilities discrimination and workplace accommodation update

  • Developments in the burgeoning area of retaliation claims in discrimination cases

  • Alternative dispute resolution techniques for all types of discrimination cases

  • Ethical considerations that frequently arise in the course of discrimination cases

9:15amEmployment Discrimination Claims Under a New Presidential Administration

  • Changes in leadership at relevant agencies (DOL, EEOC, OFCCP); what does it mean for workplace

  • Effects (if any) of new appointments and vacancies on pending discrimination cases, on previously issued regulations, guidelines

  • Evaluation of current trends and predictions- agency related and otherwise

  • Resurrection of federalism – potential heightened interest in use of state and local discrimination remedies

  • Effects (if any) on pay equity investigations

  • Effects (if any) on gender and transgender discrimination in the workplace

  • Effects (if any) on judicial/litigation process

Speakers:Barbara Brown, Paul Hastings Hon. Denny Chin, United States Court of Appeals for the Second CircuitJames Esseks, ALCU FoundationPLI New York Location1177 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd FloorEntrance on 45th StreetNew York, NY 10036