Gender and Racial Equity in an Evolving Corporate Environment
Date & Time
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Employers across the nation are confronting a host of new or amended employment laws addressing pay equity, pay inquiry, and paid sick leave. In the legal field, lawsuits have arisen over pay disparity, “diversity props,” parental leave policies and more. How are firms ensuring their policies are airtight and uniformly applied in order to avoid a complaint? Alternatively, what should they do if a complaint is filed?
We will hear:
An analysis of the common allegations in these suits.
Advice on avoiding having your firm’s name on the other side of the “v.”
How to apply these policies across lawyers and staff
How to address pay equity issues without opening yourself up to litigation
Johnine Barnes - Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Jeanne Christensen - Partner, Wigdor
Tracey Salmon-Smith - Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath
David Sanford - Chairman, Sanford Heisler
Lisa Helem - Editor-in-Chief, The National Law Journal, ALM Media