April 02, 2021

2015 Conference Papers

Materials

Materials presented at the 2015 National Conference on Equal Opportunity Employment Law. Documents will open into separate windows.

The Americans with Disabilities Act at 25 Years

Part 1: The View from the Top: The EEOC’s Commitment to ADA
Hon. Jenny Yang

Part 2: A Look Back: The Passage of the ADA
Hon. Chai R. Feldblum, Christopher G. Bell and Randel K. Johnson

Part 3: EEOC ADA Litigation and Enforcement Today

EEOC ADA Litigation and Enforcement Today
Mark S. Dichter and Pamela S. Richardson

Management and Defense Lawyers Update Materials

Employment Discrimination Law Update
Paul Grossman

Government Plenary

Fact Sheet on Recent EEOC Litigation-Related Developments Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Including the ADAAA)

Fact Sheet on Recent EEOC Litigation Regarding Title VII & LGBT-Related Discrimination

Fact Sheet on Recent EEOC Pregnancy-Discrimination Litigation

Fact Sheet on Recent EEOC Religious Discrimination Litigation

EEOC Response to the Minority Staff Report

United States v School District of Philadelphia

Brief for the Respondent: Mach Mining v. EEOC

Dale S. Brown v Con-Way Freight: Complaint

Treatment of Transgender Employment Discrimination Claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Memo by Attorney General Eric Holder)

Perez, Secretary of Labor, et al. v. Mortgage Bankers Association, et al.

Executive Order 13658 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (Website)
Kelly M. Dermody, Eric D. Reicin, Hon. P. David Lopez, Hon. M. Patricia Smith, Hon. Jenny Yang and Pamela Karlan

Sexual Harassment by Senior Executives: Banishing Mad Men Behaviors from the 21st Century Workplace

Practical and Legal Considerations in Representing Plaintiffs in Sexual Harassment Claims against CEOs and other Senior Executives
Marrianne Goldstein Robbins

Practical Considerations in Representing Employers in Claims Involving Sexual Harassment or Violations of a Company Code of Conduct by CEOs and Other Senior Executives
Grace Mora and Grace E. Speights

Title VII Class Certification--Issues Certification and Targeting Specific Employment Practices Post Dukes and Comcast

EEO Class Action Update
Barbara B. Brown

Title VII Class Certification--Issues Certification and Targeting Specific Employment Practices Post Dukes and Comcast
Adam T. Klein and Barry Goldstein

Mental Health Issues in the Legal Profession

Mental Health Issues in the Legal Profession
C. Davis Baker, Wynne Kelly and Anupa Iyer

New Americans & the Changing Face of Discrimination

Legislating Language in the Workplace: The Quebec Experience
Danny J. Kaufer

Re-Thinking English-only Rules in our Rapidly Diversifying Workforces
Laboni A. Hoq

Advanced OFCCP: VEVRAA, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, OFCCP’s Compensation Tool, and Recent Executive Orders

Advanced OFCCP: VEVRAA, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, OFCCP's Compensation Tool, and Recent Executive Orders
Robert O'Hara, David S. Fortney and Christopher Wilkinson

Developing Law on LGBT Rights in the Workplace

Portfolio of Materials: Directives, Orders, Regulations, FAQs and Webinar
Eric S. Dreiband, Laetitia Tenisien and Christopher Wilkinson

The Evolution of Title VII—Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Eric S. Dreiband and Brett Swearingen

Developing Law on LGBT Rights in the Workplace
Lisa J. Banks and Matthew S. Stiff

Employee Benefits Issues Affecting Employees in Same-Sex Marriages, Civil Unions, and Domestic Partnerships
Julie Wilensky, Teresa S. Renaker and Nina Wasow

“Because Of:” A View from the Bench: On Trying Retaliation Cases After Nassar

“Because Of:” A View from the Bench: On Trying Retaliation Cases After Nassar
Richard Rosenblatt, Michael Reiss, Hon. Gerald E. Rosen and Hon. Mary S. Scriven

The Role of the EEOC and NLRB as Change Agents in Employment Litigation

Tracing the EEOC’s Relentless Pursuit of “Retaliatory” Waiver Provisions in Employer Severance Agreements
Leslie E. Silverman

Vulnerable Workers Under the Microscope: Developments and Prospects

Vulnerable Workers under the Microscope: Developments and Prospects from a Management Perspective
Karen M. Buesing

Moreno Complaint
Justin M. Swartz, Hon. Charlotte A. Burrows, Katherine E. Bissell and John Quinn

Supreme Court Review

Labor and Employment Law in the U.S. Supreme Court Review from October 2014 to April 2015
Eric S. Dreiband and Jenna P. Brofsky

Portfolio of Abercrombie Briefs

Supreme Court Review Slides

Wage & Hour Class and Collective Actions--Best Practices in Prevention and Litigation

Early Strategic Considerations in Wage and Hour Class and Collective Actions
Carol Rick Gibbons and Daniel E. Turner

Wage & Hour Class and Collective Actions: Best Practices in Prevention and Litigation
Jennifer L. Liu and Jason C. Marsili

Recent Developments in Pregnancy Discrimination Law

EEOC Enforcement Guidance: Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues

Summary of State and Local Laws Protecting Pregnant Workers

Pregnancy Accommodations and the Law
Barbara J. D’Aquila and Cara Greene

Traditional Labor’s Approach to Religious Accommodations

Religious Accommodation and the Grievance-Arbitration Process
J. Randall Coffey and Mary K. Jones

Retaliation—Beyond EEO Laws

OSHA Factsheet: Your Rights as a Whistleblower

Recent Whistleblower Case Law Developments
Mike Delikat

Overview of Retaliation Laws beyond EEOC
Mark Hanna and Rianna Barrett

De Facto Gag Clauses: The Legality of Employment Agreements that Undermine Dodd-Frank’s Whistleblower Provisions (includes supporting materials from New York Times and Whistleblower Handbook)
Jordan A. Thomas

Equal Pay Bias: A Matter of Fairness or a False Premise?

Moving Women Forward on the 50th Anniversary of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
Noreen Farrell, Jennifer Reisch, Monali Sheth, Joelle Emerson, and Mia Munro

The Pay Gap, the Glass Ceiling, and Pay Bias: Moving Forward Fifty Years after the Equal Pay Act
Gary Siniscalco and Lauri Damrell

Choices, Bias, and the Value of the Paycheck Fairness Act: A Response Essay
Nicole B. Porter

Navigating the Ethical Minefield of Settlement Agreements and Releases in Multi-Plaintiff Cases

Professional Responsibility in Multi-Plaintiff Settlements | Ethical Considerations that Plaintiff’s Counsel Must Address in a Multi-Plaintiff Settlement
Jon W. Green

Ethical Issues Surrounding Settlement Agreements and Releases in Multi_Plaintiff Cases: The Defense Perspective
C. Geoffrey Weirich