Interdisciplinary working groups that produce action-ready research are a hallmark of WorkLife Law. Its working groups have created new areas of study in social science, a rapidly-growing area of employment law, and best practices for employers. Currently, three working groups are under way:
Double Jeopardy Working Group (co-organized with the Columbia University Business School and the Columbia Law School Center for Institutional and Social Change)
Working Group on Pregnancy Accommodation The proposed Working Group will bring together employment attorneys, social scientists, and physicians.
The New Girls’ Network website has just been launched! Check it out.
Save the date: WorkLife Law will hold a Women’s Leadership Conference the first week in April. Amy Schulman, General Counsel of Pfizer, will keynote the event and opera star Renee Fleming will be interviewed.
Save the date: The Leadership Academy for Women will be held at Hastings on July 25 – 27, 2013.
WorkLife Law presented its work on using cloud computing to improve work-life fit in the scheduling of hourly workers at an Intuit Solution Jam on August 15. Intuit engineers brainstormed ways to build the ideas in WorkLife Law’s Improving Work-Life Fit in Hourly Jobs into software.