Jani K. Rachelson and Lisa M. Gomez participate in the faculty for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ course on Essentials of Multiemployer Trust Fund Administration in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

June 4, 2018

Jani K. Rachelson and Lisa M. Gomez will participate in the faculty for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ course on Essentials of Multiemployer Trust Fund Administration in Brookfield, Wisconsin on June 4, 2018. They will instruct on the “Legal and Regulatory Environment” and “Overview of Insurance for Funds, Trustees and Administrators”. 

Melissa S. Woods will participate in a panel for a webinar sponsored by the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section.

May 1, 2018

Melissa S. Woods will participate in a panel for a webinar sponsored by the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The panel, “Considerations in Handling Workplace Sexual Harassment Complaints: A Step By Step Approach” will feature experienced practitioners providing practical, efficient and effective tools and guidance to navigate a complaint from the first time you learn about the allegation through litigation.

CWS client New York State Nurses Association Wins Landslide Election to Represent 2,200 Registered Nurses at Albany Medical Center

April 14, 2018

CWS is proud to have supported client New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) in efforts that led to NYSNA’s landslide election victory to represent approximately 2,200 registered nurses at Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY in April, 2018.  The election and win was the culmination of a three-year organizing effort by NYSNA.  Prior to the election, Governor Andrew Cuomo, ordered the New York State Labor Department to investigate complaints of intimidation, threats and coercion by hospital administration based on reports from NYSNA.  Information can be found at https://www.nysna.org/blog/2018/04/16/amc-rns-vote-join-nysna#.Wtjc0WeWxeU and
https://www.politicopro.com/states/new-york/albany/story/2018/04/14/albany-med-nurses-vote-to-unionize-364507.

Stephen B. Moldof presents on a panel at the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section’s National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law in Coronado, California

March 16, 2018

Stephen B. Moldof participated in a panel at the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section’s National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law in Coronado, California on March 16, 2018.  The panel, titled “The Future Direction of Employment Law: Is the USA moving further away or closer to the rest of the World?”, discussed how American employment law differs from many other countries and the impact of those differences on both employers and employees.  The panel also discussed different ways countries have addressed employment issues in the gig workspace and whether the differences in U.S. law and ideology will militate against, or even prevent, the U.S. from making any changes.

Susan Davis speaks at the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section’s Committee on Practice & Procedure Under the NLRA’s 2018 Midwinter Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico

February 27 - March 2, 2018

Susan Davis will speak on a panel at the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section’s Committee on Practice & Procedure Under the NLRA’s 2018 Midwinter meeting in San Juan Puerto Rico on March 2, 2018.  The panel, The Ethics of Collective Bargaining, will explore ethical considerations that occur during collective bargaining.

 

Richard M. Seltzer will participate in a panel for a webinar sponsored by the Cornell University School of Industrial & Labor Relations

February 22, 2018

Richard M. Seltzer will participate in a panel for a webinar sponsored by the Cornell University School of Industrial & Labor Relations on Thursday, February 22, 2018.  The webinar, Should Labor Bear the Cost of Bad Management? Debt Restructuring in Depressed Industries will discuss what happens to unions and employees when employers enter Chapter 11.

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