(Webcast) An Inside View of the EEOC, NYS Division of Human Rights, and NYC Commission on Human Rights

Monday, May 16, 2022 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Program Chair:
Rebecca Berkebile
Associate General Counsel, Mount Sinai Health System, Legal Department

  • Join high-level representatives from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, NYS Division of Human Rights and NYC Commission on Human Rights for an inside view from these powerful agencies fighting employment discrimination in New York. At this interactive presentation, panelists will discuss cutting-edge legal issues, including religious exemptions to employer vaccination mandates. The panelists will also take a deep dive into discussing mediations/conciliations at their agencies, and what is driving the increase in Probable Cause findings at some of these agencies.

    Program Fee:
    $99 For Members | $199 For Nonmembers
    Small Law Firm Member: $59

  • Katherine Carroll
    Assistant Commissioner in the Law Enforcement Bureau, New York City Commission on Human Rights

    Caroline J. Downey   
    General Counsel, New York State Division of Human Rights

    David L. Reinman
    Supervisory ADR Coordinator, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

  • 4:00 pm – 4:10 pm    Introduction & Program Overview


    4:10 pm – 4:30 pm    COVID related issues in the workplace – including religious exemptions to vaccination mandates


    4:30 pm – 4:50 pm    Mediations – Best Practices


    4:50 pm – 5:10 pm    Probable Cause Findings – What Factors Drive These


    5:10 pm – 5:20 pm     New Laws, Regulations, Guidance
    (including NYSDHR not discontinuing complaints with probable cause after private settlements)


    5:20 pm – 5:30 pm    Question & Answer Session

  • New York: 1.5 Professional Practice
    New Jersey: 1.8 General MCLE
    California: 1.5 Professional Practice
    Pennsylvania: 1.5 General MCLE

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Labor & Employment, Tracey Salmon-Smith, Chair
    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Rights Committee, Danielle King & Geoffrey L. Wertime, Co-Chairs
    Sex & Law, Farah Diaz-Tello, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Yelena Balashchenko, Manager, Business Development & Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | ybalashchenko@nycbar.org