December 08, 2020

AM | 1999

The following papers were presented at programs sponsored by the Section of Labor and Employment Law at the 1999 ABA Annual Meeting. Clicking on the filename will open a PDF document in a new window.

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The Development and Application of the AMA's Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment

  • The Illusion of Efficiency in Workers' Compensation "Reform"
  • A Judicial Perspective
  • Perspective of AFL-CIO on Development and Application of the AMA's Guides on the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment

ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee Program

  • ADR in Employment Cases: A Plaintiff's Lawyer's Perspective

Employee Benefits Committee Program

  • ERISA Remedies: ERISA Issues in Settling Employment Disputes

Equal Employment Benefits Committee Program

  • Brief in the US Supreme Court in Murphy v. UPS

Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee

  • Retaliation Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

The Game of "Legal Twister:" Successfully Identifying and Handling Ethical Dilemmas in Employment Litigation

  • Labor and Employment Law Ethical Twister
  • Ethical Issues in Employment Litigation
  • Concurrent Representation of Multiple Clients in the Same Matter

Suing the Mayor and City Hall Too! Litigation of Constitutional and Section 1983 Employment Issues

  • Absolute Immunity in Section 1983 Cases Does Not Necessarily Mean all Employee Terminations are Exempt from Liability
  • Current Case Law Developments in Procedural and Substantive Due Process Issues
  • Procedural Issues and Defenses for 1983 Proceedings
  • Developments in the Law Under the First Amendment

EEO Update

  • Developments in Employment Discrimination Law: Emphasizing the Law of Sexual Harassment
  • Federal Employment Discrimination Law
  • Employment Discrimination Law Update: Circuit Update on Federal Law EEO Disparate Treatment Cases
  • Disability Discrimination: Developments in Case Law Under the ADA
  • How Have the Courts Interpreted the FMLA's Protections?

Is Anything Sacred? The Ever Expanding World of Employee Privacy Issues

  • Privacy Limitations for Electronic Surveillance and Genetic Testing in the Workplace
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Anticipated Legislation on the Confidentiality of Health Care Information

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling: Opportunities for Women in the Practice of Labor and Employment Law

  • Program Slides: Opportunities for Women in the Practice of Labor & Employment Law

ERISA Update

  • ERISA Update: The Top Eleven Issues

EPLI and ERISA Fiduciary Insurance: An Informational Program for Attorneys Suing Employers and Employers Selecting Insurance Coverage

  • Fiduciary Liability Coverage--An Overview
  • Insurance Coverage for Employment Practices Claims/Suits
  • ERISA Fiduciary Insurance: Common Exclusions and Other Considerations

More Than Just Lip Service: Developing and Enforcing Effective Sexual Harassment Policies

  • More Than Just Lip Service
  • Developing and Enforcing Effective Sexual Harassment Policies: A Union Perspective
  • The Plaintiff's Perspective on Anti-Harassment Policies and the Ellerth and Faragher Affirmative Defense

Discipline and Discharge

  • Arbitration Advocacy
  • Can Unions Waive Individual Employees' Claims or Whose Rights Are They Anyway?
  • The Absent Employee with a Psychiatric Disability Claimed as a Result of Disciplinary or Performance Improvement Action Taken by the Employer

The ADA and Psychological/Mental Disabilities

  • Facilitation of ADA Reasonable Accommodation Disputes
  • The Plaintiffs' Perspective on EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Psychiatric Disabilities: Are We Really Following?

Class Actions In Employment Law Basics

  • Labor Unions and Class Actions: The Union Perspective on Collective Litigation
  • Class Actions in Employment Law
  • Title VII Class Actions after Allison v. Citgo Petroleum, Inc.
  • Representative and Collective Actions Under the ADEA

Class Actions in Employment Law Breakout 1: How To File and Defend a Class Action

  • Plaintiff's Perspective
  • Class Action Issues in Retiree Health Care Litigation Under ERISA and Section 301
  • Defending a Class Action

Class Actions in Employment Law Breakout 2: How To Settle a Class Action

  • How to Settle a Class Action
  • The Class Action Settlement

Gilmer Update

  • Mandatory Arbitration: Recent Developments After Gilmer in the Evolving Area of Dispute Resolution Through the Use of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

Preemption Under ERISA--A New World Order

  • ERISA Basics: Preemption
  • ERISA Preemption and State Insurance Regulation of Healthcare Arrangements

Negotiating Settlements Under Employment Claims

  • Drafting Considerations in Employment Settlement Agreements
  • The OWBPA and Issues Raised by the Regulations Both Past and Proposed: Impact of the Oubre Decision
  • Negotiating Settlements of Employment Claims
  • Settling Claims--The Plaintiff's View

Statutory Claims Under Collective Bargaining Agreements: Where Do We Go From Here?

  • Is There a Wright Way?


  • Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") and The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA")
  • Basic Equal Employment Opportunity Practice
  • Benefit Claims Procedure and Review
  • Effective and Lawful Use of Releases and Waivers: Post-Oubre Implications, The
  • Employment At Will: Overview and Recent Case Law Developments
  • Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Sector
  • EPLI Insurance Coverage--An Overview
  • Fact Pattern I
  • Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, The
  • Federal Anti-Employment Discrimination Laws
  • Federal Service Labor
  • First Circuit's Astra Ruling: A Major Aid to Anti-Bias Efforts, The
  • Merging of Federal Employee Labor Relations with the Standard for Private Sector Labor Relations: The Experience with the Postal Service, The
  • 1998-99 Term of the U.S. Supreme Court: The Labor & Employment Cases, The
  • Postal Employees Who are Entitled to Proceed Before the MSPB as Preference Eligibles
  • Strategies for a Successful Mediation
  • Trends in Workplace Litigation: The Rising Popularity of FLSA Class Actions
  • U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB): Overview of Employee Rights and MSPB Procedure, The
  • What You Don't Know Will Hurt: COBRA Litigation