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EBG Attorneys, Carrie Corcoran and Meg Thering, Speak at the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York’s 2012 Convention About Labor and Employment Law Issues Affecting Female Attorneys

Carrie Corcoran and Meg Thering spoke at the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York’s 2012 convention on Saturday, June 2 at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York.  Our presentation was entitled “Labor and Employment Law Issues Affecting Female Attorneys.”  During our presentation, we presented statistics about the number of females in the legal profession and the number of females reaching the top echelons of the legal profession.  This information inspired an interesting discussion with the audience members proffering their own ideas for why more females may not be attaining top career achievements in the law.  Some attributed the numbers to outright sexism in the profession.  Others pointed to family responsibilities such as women taking time off to have children or having greater domestic responsibilities than male counterparts with stay-at-home wives.  Yet others attributed it to the fact that some women who have a financial cushion due to successful husbands decide to opt out of the workplace (whereas men who do this may be frowned upon by society).  Still others believed it was due to practice areas that women pursued within the legal profession.

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Jason Tremblay speaks in employment law seminar series at Arnstein & Lehr’s Chicago office

Arnstein & Lehr Attorney Jason Tremblay

Jason Tremblay

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay is speaking in a four-part employment law seminar series, held at Arnstein & Lehr’s Chicago office, from March through July. The initial seminar took place on March 14, with more than 20 in attendance, including telephonically connected attendees. The title of the seminar was “Independent Contractor v. Employee – Why it Matters and What You Can Do About It.” The next seminar will be on April 18, titled “Are You Classifying Your Employees Correctly? FLSA Compliance Tips and Strategies.”

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