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(ELF) Equal Pay: A Conversation About the Gender Pay Gap
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Date(s): April 26, 2017
Time: 12:30 PM  EST - 1:45 PM  EST
Location:
Sanford Heisler, LLP; 1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW; Suite 300; Washington, DC 20009

Online registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available.​

*If you have questions about this program or experience any difficulties in registering, please call 202-639-8880.*

Presented by: Employment Law Forum 

Featuring:
Mary E. Kuntz, Attorney, Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C.
Kate Mueting, Partner, Sanford Heisler LLP 
Maya Raghu, Director of Workplace Equality, National Women’s Law Center
Deborah J. Vagins, Chief of Staff and Principal Attorney Advisor, Office of Commissioner Charlotte Burrows, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Equal Pay Day symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. Join us for a conversation about closing the gender pay gap. Panelists will discuss how the pay gap operates, particularly for women in law firms; the EEOC’s priorities in wage discrimination; changes that companies and firms can enact to address gaps in compensation and promotion; and HR policies that could similarly decrease the wage gap.

Lunch will be provided by Planet Depos.


Cost: 
Advance Registration:

Members: $12
Non-members: $20
Student Members: $12

After 4/23/2017:
Members: $15
Non-members: $23
Student Members: $15

Speaker Biographies: 

Mary Kuntz
is an attorney at Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, where she litigates employment matters.  From 1985 until 2006 Ms. Kuntz was a professor of classical languages and literatures and, from 2001 to 2005, she directed the Women's Studies Program at Auburn University.

Kate Mueting is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Sanford Heisler, LLP.  She represents employees with a wide range of employment claims, including discrimination on the basis of gender, pregnancy, race, and disability and other civil rights claims. 

Maya Raghu is Director of Workplace Equality at the National Women’s Law Center. She works on a range of issues addressing women’s economic security and employment opportunity, including pay equity, pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment. 

Deb Vagins is Chief of Staff and Principal Attorney Advisor for EEOC Commissioner Burrows and regularly speaks on EEOC priorities in wage discrimination.  Prior to joining the EEOC, she was Senior Legislative Counsel on civil rights for the American Civil Liberties Union.


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