Hypothetical Scenarios on Equal Pay, Family Leave, and the #MeToo Movement: The Unwritten Rules for Addressing Highly Sensitive, Complex Challenges

June 24, 2019 4:15pm

Magdalen Blessey Bickford
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC (New Orleans, LA)

Mandana Massoumi
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP (Costa Mesa, CA)

Jessica T. Rosenberg
Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP (New York, NY)

During this practical, interactive session, experts will work through a series of hypothetical scenarios on high stakes issues. Participants will be able to compare their approaches, and share candid feedback on an anonymous basis, and gain the latest best practices.
  • Recent actions of the EEOC and what they mean for employers
  • Pitfalls to avoid when using statistical analysis to prove the existence of an equal pay policy
  • Preparing for legislation impacting both family and sick leave on both the federal and state levels
  • Reviewing the recent Flowers v. McCartney case, and its impact on FMLA issues going forward
  • Perspectives on the reasons driving the rise of equal pay cases in the wage and hour space over the last twelve months
  • Artificial intelligence’s role in pay disparity
  • Proper considerations towards equal pay related to promotions and job title changes
    • Will this provide exemptions to employers?
  • Impact of the #MeToo movement in progressing these issues to the forefront