Institute for Law and the Workplace Conferences & Lectures
Thursday, October 23, 2014
"The Civil Rights Act of 1964 @ 50: The Pioneering Role of Flight Attendants in Fighting Sex Discrimination"
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Institute for Law and the Workplace, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law will host The Civil Rights Act @ 50: "The Pioneering Role of Flight Attendants in Fighting Sex Discrimination," a multi-media exploration of the critical role flight attendants played in the enforcement of Title VII's prohibition against sex discrimination in the workplace.
Coffee and Donuts at 9:00 a.m.
The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Ogilvie Auditorium, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law (565 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL). Auditorium doors will open at 9:30 a.m.
The program will include remarks from Chair Jenny Yang, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Commissioner Victoria Lipnic, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other sponsors. Commissioner Lipnic will also moderate a panel with Mary Celeste Lansdale Brodigan, plaintiff in Lansdale v. United Air Lines, Inc.; Mary Pat Laffey, plaintiff in Laffey v. Northwest Airlines, Inc.; Patricia Friend, Former International President, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO; Sonia Fuentes, Former Attorney, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Kathleen Barry, Author, Femininity in Flight: A History of Flight Attendants; and Mary Rose Strubbe, Professor of Law and Assistant Director, Institute for Law and the Workplace, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Learn more about this event at www.eeoc.gov/eeoc /history/cra50th.
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