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Being Pregnant in the Low-Wage Workforce
Start Date: 12/1/2014Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 12/1/2014End Time: 7:00 PM

Event Description:

Being Pregnant in the Low-Wage
Workforce:
Taking the Case for Family to the Supreme Court

Moderated by Teresa C. Younger, President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women

Co-hosted by Fordham Law School and the Ms. Foundation

Monday, December 1, 2014
5:30pm to 7:00pm
(Welcome reception from 5:30pm-6:00pm)
Fordham Law School
150 West 62nd Street, Costantino Room
New York, NY 10023

Join the Ms. Foundation for Women as we host a panel highlighting Young v. UPS – a case before the Supreme Court that could set a precedent for how pregnant workers in the low-wage workplace are treated. Meet Ms. Foundation President and CEO Teresa C. Younger and learn about the reforms to promote healthy workplaces during pregnancy and beyond, and the steps needed to advance economic and social rights for low-wage workers.

Featured Panelists:

Gillian Thomas – attorney and writer
Cathy Albisa – co-founder and Executive Director, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative
Clare Huntington – professor, Fordham University
Angie Welfare – activist and plaintiff in claim against American Airlines for pregnancy discrimination
Julie Kay – Senior Strategist, Ms. Foundation for Women

See panelist bios here

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