FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On Sept. 15-16, Texas A&M University School of Law will host the 12th annual Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law.

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More than 45 emerging and established scholars will present their work, with concurrent panels exploring labor and employment law issues through the lens of gender, labor, and race discrimination, among other topics.

The event will also include a keynote presentation by David Foley of the National Labor Relations Board, Region 16. With several other labor and employment scholars also registered, the program will involve approximately 60 professors and others interested in the scholarship to be presented.

Texas A&M Professor Michael Z. Green, who is coordinating the Colloquium, stated:

“This program, unlike any other held on an annual basis, will provide an opportunity for approximately 60 prominent workplace law professors to assemble, over two consecutive days at Texas A&M Law School, and discuss and debate scholarly endeavors regarding many of the pressing workplace issues faced by employers and employees in our society.”

Confirmed speakers include:

Camille Hebert (Ohio State): France’s New Sexual Harassment Law After Five Years
Laura Kessler (Utah): Early Pregnancy Loss/Limits of U.S. Discrimination Law
Ann McGinley (UNLV): Gender /Masculinity in Law Offices: U.S. and Abroad 
Ariana Levinson (Louisville): Unionized WorkerOwners? Yes, No, Maybe So . . . 
Michael Oswalt (Northern Illinois): The Content of Coercion
Courtlyn Roser‐Jones (Wisconsin): Public Labor Unions and Equal Protection 
Marcia McCormick (Saint Louis): Sexual Minorities and Religion under Title VII 
Jennifer Shinall (Vanderbilt): The Pregnancy Penalty
Elizabeth Tippett (Oregon): The Problem with Harassment Trainings
Terri Beiner (Arkansas at Little Rock): Legal Mentoring: What Do We Know?
Jeff Hirsch (North Carolina): FutureWork 
Paul Secunda (Marquette): The Right to Be Disconnected
Dallan Flake (Ohio Northern): Do Ban the Box Laws Really Work?: An Empirical Analysis
Michael Selmi (George Washington): The Paradox of Implicit Bias and a Plea for a New Narrative
David Simson (UCLA): Dominating Discrimination Law
Terry Smith (DePaul): Voting as Pretext: Treating Voters Like Employers?
Deepa Das Acevedo (Pennsylvania): Unbundling Freedom in the Sharing Economy
Minna Kotkin (Brooklyn): Uberizing Discrimination
Marty Malin (Chicago‐Kent): Franchising Law /Alternative Model for Gig Relationship
Brad Areheart (Tennessee): Headwinds/Tailwinds of Workplace Equality
Stephanie Bornstein (Florida): Antidiscriminatory Analytics
Joey Fishkin (Texas): When is Discrimination Bad?
Christopher Lund (Wayne State): Discrimination Against Subsets
Scott Bauries (Kentucky): Agency and Academia
Susan Cancelosi (Wayne State): Employer Health Plans PostTrump Election
Charlotte Garden (Seattle): The Platform Identity Crisis
Helen Norton (Colorado): Discrimination, Employer Inquiries, and the 1st Amendment
Llezlie Green Coleman (American): Temporary Staffing LowWage Work and Racial Realism
Angela Morrison (Texas A&M): Why Protect Unauthorized Workers?
Sachin Pandya (Connecticut): Joint Liability Without JointEmployer: AidingAbetting
Rebecca Zietlow (Toledo): Fugitive Slaves, Undocumented Workers, Federalism
Ruben Garcia (UNLV): Politically Engaged Unionism
Jedidiah Kroncke (FGV, Sao Paulo): Labor (In)Security/The Hedonics of Development Naomi Sunshine (NYU): Domestic Workers and Sectoral Bargaining
Joseph Seiner (South Carolina): A Modern Union for the Modern Economy
Matthew Finkin (Illinois): Employee Social Media: A Comparative Perspective
Rüdiger Krause (Georg‐August, Germany): Employer Access/Use of Employee Social Media Globally
David Mangan (City, University of London): Social Media in the Global Workplace
Mimi Zou (Columbia): Social Media in Global Workplace: China
Michael Green (Texas A&M): Retaliation Against Just a Single Prior Harassment Opposition
Marcy Karin (District of Columbia): Protecting Military Association at Work
Nicole Porter (Toledo): Disabling Retaliation Claims
Rachel Arnow‐Richman (Denver): Good Faith Restraints on Noncompete Law
Scott Moss (Colorado): The Value of the Restatement of Employment Law
Nantiya Ruan (Denver): 216(b) Collective Action? Improperly Importing Rule 23
Vicki Schultz (Yale):  Title VII/Feminist Theory

Other law school and workplace law faculty registrants for this Colloquium, who may contribute to these discussions as well, include:

Aida Alaka (Washburn); Rick Bales (Ohio Northern); Stephen Befort (Minnesota); Tim Glynn (Seton Hall); Ann Hodges (Richmond); Joseph Mastrosimone (Washburn); Douglas Scherer (Touro); Elaine Shoben (UNLV); Joseph Slater (Toledo); and Charles Sullivan (Seton Hall).


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