Melissa S. Woods elected as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

June 8, 2019

Melissa S. Woods was elected as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.  The College was established by the Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association to recognize those “who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field” of labor and employment law.  The College notes that election as a Fellow in the College “is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence.”  Ms. Woods will be formally installed as a Fellow on November 9, 2019 at the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section’s Continuing Legal Education Conference in New Orleans, LA.  A copy of the College’s press release can be found here.

Kate M. Swearengen is selected to participate in the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law’s 2019 Leadership Development Program

May 29, 2019

Kate M. Swearengen has been selected to participate in the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s 2019 Leadership Development Program (LDP).  Members of the LDP will attend training where they will learn more about the structure and leadership of the Section, routes of advancement within the Section and the ABA, and training in general leadership skills.  At the conclusion of the training, each member is assigned a role in a Section project.

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP attorney Kate Swearengen is quoted in two Daily Labor Report articles entitled “Trump’s Top Lawyer Seeking Pro-Union Findings to Overturn” and “Challenges to Union Fees Made Easier by Top NLRB Lawyer.”

May 7, 2019

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP attorney Kate Swearengen is quoted in two Daily Labor Report articles about the NLRB General Counsel’s scrutiny of alleged union wrongdoing and union fees.  The articles are entitled “Trump’s Top Labor Lawyer Seeking Pro-Union Findings to Overturn” and “Challenges to Union Fees Made Easier by Top NLRB Lawyer.”  Links to the articles can be found here: Trump’s Top Labor… Challenges….

Stephen B. Moldof will serve as moderator and speaker at the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section’s International Labor & Employment Law Committee Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina

May 7, 2019

Stephen B. Moldof will serve as moderator and speaker at the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section’s International Labor & Employment Law Committee Meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina on May 7, 2019.  The panel, titled “The Gig Economy: How Labor and Employment Law is Adapting to the New Worker,” will focus on the application of employment and labor laws around the world to alternative work arrangements.

Stephen B. Moldof participates in a panel at the American Bar Association Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law in Coral Gables, FL on Precarious Employees

April 3-6, 2019

Stephen B. Moldof participated in a panel at the ABA National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law in Coral Gables, Florida on April 5, 2019.  The session, titled “Precarious Workers: Will the U.S. Follow Europe’s Lead?”, focused on why foreign jurisdictions have taken the lead in dealing with the rights of precarious/atypical employees and on laws and new relationships forged by labor unions in the U.S. and the European Union to afford these workers’ rights and protections.

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