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An essential component to ridding our workplaces of harassment will involve updating—and in some cases creating—the applicable legislative and regulatory provisions, but the appropriate policy solutions may vary among different states or between the state and federal level. Our panelists review the challenges and opportunities involved in crafting and enacting policy responses to the harassment epidemic, and present examples of how different jurisdictions have sought to address the problem.
Maya Raghu Maya Raghu is Director of Workplace Equality and Senior Counsel 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...MoreMaya Raghu is Director of Workplace Equality and Senior Counsel 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. Prior to joining the Law Center, she was a senior attorney at Futures Without Violence and a senior staff attorney at Legal Momentum, focusing on economic security, gender discrimination, gender-based violence and human trafficking, with an emphasis on immigrant and low-income women. Her work encompassed litigation, legislative and policy advocacy, public education, multi-sector initiatives and cross-movement collaboration. She was also previously an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and a law clerk to the Hon. Vanessa D. Gilmore of the Southern District of Texas. She is a graduate of Trinity University and Georgetown University Law Center. Collapse
Donna R. Lenhoff NELA Legislative & Public Policy Director - National Employment Lawyers Association Donna R. Lenhoff is the first full-time Legislative & Public Policy Director of the National Employment Lawyers Association in Washington, D.C. Ms. Lenhoff represents NELA before the Congress and administrative agencies and is the primary staff...MoreDonna R. Lenhoff is the first full-time Legislative & Public Policy Director of the National Employment Lawyers Association in Washington, D.C. Ms. Lenhoff represents NELA before the Congress and administrative agencies and is the primary staff person implementing NELA’s Working for Change agenda on a day-to-day basis. Prior to joining NELA in 2006, Ms. Lenhoff was a consultant for the Leadership Conference for Civil Rights Education Fund, theAlliance for Justice, and Wider Opportunities for Women; Executive Director of the National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform; the first General Counsel and Director of Work and Family Programs at the National Partnership for Women & Families; and the first Staff Attorney and first Director of Legal Policy and Programs at the Partnership (when it was called the Women’s Legal Defense Fund). She is nationally known for having developed and led the coalition lobbying for the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. For that success, she was chosen as one of the “25 Most Influential Working Mothers” by Working Mother Magazine in 1997; featured in Conflict and Compromise: How Congress Makes the Law (Simon & Schuster 1995); and profiled in National Journal, “The Driving Force Behind Family Leave.” Ms. Lenhoff has extensive experience in advocating for workers’, women’s and consumers’ rights before all three branches of government. She has also written and spoken widely on these topics. Ms. Lenhoff has her B.A. from the University of Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa, and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Collapse
Jessica Stender As Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy at Equal Rights Advocates (ERA), Jessica Stender is responsible for leading ERA's Women at Work Initiative by supporting and developing litigation and leading ERA's policy advocacy with a focus...MoreAs Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy at Equal Rights Advocates (ERA), Jessica Stender is responsible for leading ERA's Women at Work Initiative by supporting and developing litigation and leading ERA's policy advocacy with a focus on employment discrimination, including sexual harassment, pay and pregnancy discrimination. Jessica coordinates the Stronger California Advocates Network, a statewide network of organizations and coalitions promoting policy reform to improve the economic security of women and families in California. She serves as Co-Chair of the Women's Rights Committee of the American Bar Association's Section on Civil Rights and Social Justice, Co-Chair of the Policy Committee of the National Taskforce on Tradeswomen Issues, and is a member of the Policy Committee of the national Equal Pay Today! campaign. In 2018, Jessica was named one of the Top Labor & Employment Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal. Collapse
October 13, 2018
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
How Legislation & Public Policy Can Be Used To Address Workplace Harassment - Audio
How Legislation & Public Policy Can Be Used To Address Workplace Harassment - Paper
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