NYU Law Center for Labor and Employment Law Conference
On Friday, June 9, 2017, Laurie Berke-Weiss introduced Hon. Victoria Lipnic, Acting Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at the NYU School of Law Center for Labor and Employment Law's 70th Annual Conference on Labor: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy. Lipnic delivered the keynote address.
Scholars, practitioners and policymakers – including US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta (luncheon speaker), former New York Times labor and workplace correspondent Steven Greenhouse, National Labor Relations Board Chairman Philip A. Miscimarra, and Prof. Samuel Estreicher, faculty director of the Center for Labor and Employment Law – focused on the challenges faced by the US economy in the areas of immigration, trade, automation and income inequality.
The speakers evaluated and proposed solutions, including apprenticeship training, tightening up temporary visas, wage insurance, stock ownership and profit-sharing, tax reform, and universal basic income.
Laurie Berke-Weiss was honored to introduce Acting Chair of the EEOC, Victoria Lipnic, a career public servant with so much experience helping working Americans.
This blog post was drafted by Berke-Weiss Law PLLC Summer Associate, Iva Popa.