70th Annual Conference on Labor:
SHARING THE GAINS OF THE U.S. GLOBAL ECONOMY
June 8-9, 2017
Join us for the 70th annual conference of America's leading forum on labor and employment issues, focusing on the challenges faced by the U.S. economy and evaluating proposed solutions. Subject to Senatorial confirmation, U.S. Secretary of Labor-designee R. Alexander Acosta has agreed to give keynote remarks, as has NLRB Acting Chair Philip A. Miscimarra. Acting EEOC Chair Victoria Lipnic will give the second day keynote remarks. Faculty Director, Samuel Estreicher, NYU School of Law will preside.
SOME OF THE CHALLENGES TO BE ADDRESSED:
· Income Inequality
SOME OF THE PROPOSALS TO BE EVALUATED:
· Tightening Up Temporary Work Visas
· Wage Insurance
· Stock Ownership and Profit-Sharing
· Tax Reform
· Universal Basic Income
All sessions will be held in Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York.
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New Models of Worker Representation
Friday, April 7, 2017 in Furman Hall, Room 210, 245 Sullivan Street, NYU School of Law, 8:00 am breakfast. 8:30-10:30 am program.
Labor and employee groups are facing the challenge of the global economy by developing new approaches to the representation of worker interests. Join the discussion at NYU Law. Moderated by former NLRB Chair Wilma Liebman, this event features David Rolf of the Service Employees International Union who has spearheaded “The Fight for 15” movement across the country, and Leonard A. Smith, Teamster leader who helped bring about the Seattle collective bargaining system for independent contractor Uber drivers. Labor Center Faculty Director, Professor Samuel Estreicher of NYU Law will also present his paper, “The Labor Antitrust Exemption for (Certain) Independent Contractors”.
TalkShop 2017: Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues for In-House Counsel & HR Executives
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Snow Dining Room, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York, New York
8:00 am breakfast; 8:30-10 am program.
This program is open only to in-house counsel and HR executives. Part of a series for specific constituencies, this breakfast offers a briefing on employment law developments and a forum for peers to share best practices and issues of cocern. Topics will include what legal changes to expect in the Trump Administration, as well as pay equity strategies, best practices for using data analytics in HR, non-disclosure and non-compete agreements.
Facilitated by Mark E. Brossman and Holly H. Weiss of Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP, with Faculty Director, Samuel Estreicher, Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law.
The End of Work and the Case for a Universal Basic Income?
Friday November 18, 2016 from 8:30-10:00AM
a breakfast with ANDY STERN, President Emeritus of the 2.2- million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU) representing janitors, child care, home care, and health care workers which grew by more than 1.2 million workers during his tenure, and author of "Raising the Floor".
What TPP Means for the American Economy & Worker
a panel moderated by Faculty Director, Prof. Samuel Estreicher (NYU Law) as part of Journal of International Law and Politics’ 22nd Annual Herbert Rubin and Justice Rose Luttan Rubin International Law Symposium on The TransPacific Partnership (TPP).
Thursday, November 17th, 2016, Panel 3:45-5pm. Entire Symposium: 10am-6pm
Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Sq. South
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