Justice in the Workplace CLE: Key Issues of Fairness for Low Wage Workers (Philadelphia)

  • Wage Claims
  • Discrimination
  • Other Employment

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Join the emerging leaders of Community Legal Services's Justice Rising Advocates for a free 1.5-credit CLE (1.0 Ethics, 0.5 Substantive) addressing legal issues faced by low-wage workers, including workplace harassment, wage theft, and employment discrimination. 

The program will be held Wed, August 15, 2018 from 4:30 pm-7:30 pm Eastern at White and Williams LLP, 1650 Market Street, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Doors open 4:30; Course: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm -- Reception to follow.

View the issues from the perspectives of civil legal services, workers' rights organizations, and the private bar representing both employees and employers. The speakers will discuss legal strategies and tactics to address current challenges around illegal employment practices that disproportionately affect low-wage workers in sectors like hospitality and construction. Learn how legal aid, municipal services, the courts, and the private bar work together for successful outcomes. We will conclude with questions and answers.

  • Miriam Edelstein, Reed Smith;
  • Nadia Hewka, Staff Attorney, Employment Unit, Community Legal Services;
  • Sam Jones, Restaurant Opportunities Center;
  • Sarah Schalman-Bergen, Berger & Montague.
  • Rue Landau, Executive Director, Philadelphia Human Relations Commission
  • CLE Credit Comments: 1.5-credit CLE Credits (1.0 Ethics, 0.5 Substantive)
  • Contact:
    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia