June 8, 2017 - DC Area Fellows Program:
Washington, DC area Fellows and invited guests gathered on June 8th to hear discussions on two timely topics – the changing world of the workplace and the future direction of labor relations. Fellow Hal Coxson moderated the first panel, “DOL, EEOC & State Laws,” which featured Seema Nanda, Executive VP & COO, Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights; Michael Eastman, Managing Counsel, NT Lakis, and VP, Public Policy, Equal Employment Advisory Council; Seth Harris, Harris Law; former Deputy Secretary & Acting Secretary of Labor; and Marc Freedman, Executive Director of Labor Law Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Fellow John Higgins served as moderator for the second panel, “NLRB & Labor Management Relations,” with speakers Steven Greenhouse, retired labor and workplace writer, NY Times; author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker; Lynn Rhinehart, General Counsel, AFL-CIO and Fellow Brian Hayes, Shareholder & Co-Chair, Traditional Labor Law Practice Group, Ogletree Deakins; former Member, NLRB.
Thanks to Ogletree Deakins for co-hosting this event at Joe’s Seafood Restaurant, which made the after program happy hour a big hit!