Upcoming Events:


Effective Employment Law Arbitration & Mediation

Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 4:00-5:30pm EST via Zoom

NYU Labor Center and the Student Mediation Organization at NYU Law bring together arbitrators and mediators, from both employee- and employer- law backgrounds, sharing their experience and insights on particular issues and considerations for effective employment law alternative dispute resolutions. Join us for a discussion with Terrance J. Nolan (Terrance J. Nolan LLC) LLM '82, David J. Reilly (ADR Office of David J. Reilly, Esq.)Stephen Sonnenberg (JAMS), and Holly Weiss (HWH Meditation); moderated by Prof. Zachary Fasman (Fasman ADR, NYU Law).


The Developing Law of the Post-Pandemic Workplace Webinar Series

October 28, 2021 - OSHA'S Authority on Employee Vaccine Mandates?

Does the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have authority to mandate businesses with 100 or more employees to require COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment? Will the courts interpret limits to delegation to this agency?

November 18, 2021 - Political & Religious Rights

Employers and employees continue to navigate the balance of employee individual rights versus employer duties to provide a safe workplace.

January 13, 2022 - Labor & Employment Law Considerations for the Hybrid and Remote Workplace

The NYU Labor Center looks at the issues arising from the new norm of hybrid and remote work: from re-evaluating policies on expense reimbursement and accommodations, to wage and hour issues and more.


74th Annual NYU Conference on Labor (June 8-9, 2022)

The NYU 74th Annual Conference on Labor will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, June 8-9, 2020. For further details, please email labor.center@nyu.edu


The Labor Center is pleased to partner with the ABA Labor & Employment Journal in publishing the proceedings of our annual conference.

The proceedings of the 72nd Annual Conference on Labor: Intelligence & Automation - Impact on Work and Workers is now available as a special edition of the journal.

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The proceedings of the 71st NYU Annual Conference on Labor: Labor and Employment Law Initiatives, Proposals, and Developments During the Trump Administration is also available on the ABA Journal.

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Past Events:

2nd Annual Student Scholarship in Labor and Employment Law
Thursday, June 10, 2021, 4:00-5:30pm Online

4:00-4:10         Welcoming Remarks by Profs. Samuel Estreicher and Zachary
Fasman (NYU School of Law) 
4:10-4:25         Increasing Employment Opportunities for People with Felony
                           Convictions Esther Taati ’22. Commentator: Zoe Salzman, Esq. ’07
Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady Ward & Maazel)

4:25-4:40         “Arbitrary and Capricious” Decisions and Practices at the NLRB
                           Michael J. Yoon ’21
4:40-4:55         Evaluating the Efficacy and Underuse of the Section 10(j) Injunction
                           William Baker ’22. Commentator: James Murphy, Esq. (Spivak Lipton)

4:55-5:10          Political Activity Discrimination in the Workplace
                           Daniel Solomon ’22. Commentator: Mark Risk, Esq. ’84 (Mark Risk,
5:10-5:25          Opportunity Barriers Facing Women in Pay & Promotion After Wal-
                           Mart v. Dukes
Catherine Cazes ’21. Commentator: Joseph Sellers, Esq.
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll


Compensation for College Athletes: Antitrust and Labor Law Challenges to Intercollegiate Sports (May 25, 2021)     

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Seasoned antitrust and sports lawyers, Jeffrey Kessler (Winston & Strawn) and Jeffrey Mishkin (Skadden), engaged in a highly informative and engaging discussion of the issues presented in NCAA v.  Alstonincluding whether colleges may limit compensation of college-athletes under federal antitrust law and the interpretation of NCAA v. Board of Regents precedent. The program was facilitated by Terrance J. Nolan (Terrance J. Nolan LLC, former General Counsel of New York University)


Professor Estreicher in the News:

"Unions Could Face Long Odds in Overturning City Vaccine Mandate"

"Famed restaurateur requires customers and employees to be vaccinated at restaurants"

"KNX In Depth: Workplace COVID outbreaks are back"

"Coca-Cola Diversity Policy in Review May Get Legal Challenge"

"The Post-Pandemic Workplace" by Samuel Estreicher and Elena J. Voss https://verdict.justia.com/2021/02/09/the-post-pandemic-workplace 

"Members-Only Unionism is Lawful and Can Make Sense" by Samuel Estreicher

"Agency Guidance May Not Be Enough: Keeping Workers Safe and Avoiding Employer Workplace Liability During the COVID-19 Pandemic" by Samuel Estreicher and Elizabeth Campbell 

"Businesses Seek Sweeping Shield From Pandemic Liability Before They Reopen" featuring Samuel Estreicher

"Untethered Textualism in the Seventh Circuit’s Kleber Ruling on Age Bias in Hiring" by Samuel Estreicher

"The Supreme Court Did Workers A Favor" by Samuel Estreicher

"Why Business Is Glued To High Court's Public Sector Case" featuring Samuel Estreicher

"How Unions Can Survive A Supreme Court Defeat" by Samuel Estreicher