Sessions Information

  • January 3, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:15 pm
    Session Type: Section Programs
    Session Capacity: N/A


    One in six jobs in the U.S. is in the food supply chain, from restaurants, to grocery stores, to food processing, and production. These jobs offer low wages, little job security, and few benefits. In addition, they often include dangerous working conditions. And yet, food system workers are under protected by minimum wage and hour laws, workplace safety laws, and others. This panel will focus on three key issues facing food chain laborers today: sexual harassment, immigration restrictions and enforcement, and occupational health hazards.

    Business meeting will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 7 - 8:30 am.


     

Date & Time
Speakers
Jennifer M. Chacon, University of California, Irvine School of Law

Joan Flocks, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law

Tanya Kateri Hernandez, Fordham University School of Law

Margot Pollans, Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law

Session Fees
  • [3100] Agricultural and Food Law, Co-Sponsored by Women in Legal Education - Worker Justice in the Food System: $0.00
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