Attorney Thomas Riley attended the Second Circuit of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers’ semi-annual conference on November 14th. The conference was for Connecticut, New York and New Jersey members.
The program was split into two segments. The first segment focused on developments at the U.S. Department of Labor and what we might expect during the Trump Administration. Featured speakers were Nicholas Geale, Acting United States Solicitor of Labor, and Heather MacDougall, Chair of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. The second segment featured German attorney Gerlind Wisskirchen who discussed artificial intelligence and robots in the workplace and how this might impact the U.S. labor market. The conference ended with a panel discussion and Fellows Susan Ritz and Lou DiLorenzo served as program panelists.
According to their website, The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers is a non-profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of Labor and Employment Law. Our Fellows are recognized as distinguished members of the labor and employment community who promote achievement, advancement and excellence in the practice by setting standards of professionalism and civility, by sharing their experience and knowledge and by acting as a resource for academia, the government, the judiciary and the community at large.
Attorney Riley was inducted into The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers as a Fellow in 2012. To learn more inforamtion about the induction and qualification process of the CLEL, please click here.