The Center for Labor and Employment Law at NYU Law will host the 70th annual conference on law and labor, “Sharing the Gains of the US Global Economy,” on June 8-9, 2017.

“Sharing the Gains of the US Global Economy” Conference to Examine Challenges in Immigration, Trade, Automation and Income Inequality

Speakers include US Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta, former New York Times labor and workplace correspondent Steven Greenhouse, National Labor Relations Board Chairman Philip A. Miscimarra, Acting EEOC Chair Victoria Lipnic, and many others. Samuel Estreicher, faculty director of the NYU Law Center for Labor and Employment Law, will preside over the conference.

Over two days, scholars, practitioners and policymakers will focus on the challenges faced by the US economy, including in the areas of immigration, trade, automation and income inequality. They will evaluate proposed solutions, including tightening up temporary visas, wage insurance, stock ownership and profit-sharing, tax reform, and universal basic income.

"Sharing the Gains of the US Global Economy" takes place June 8-9, 2017 at Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY.

See the full agenda online and register for the conference.

Reporters wishing to attend must RSVP to Michelle Tsai, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6849 or


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