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    Past CLE Programs

    Join the Committee at "Justice for All? Race, Class, Gender, Disability & Animal Liberation" on March 2, 2015, at NYU Law School. For more information check out our Facebook page.

    Registration Required. Click here to register online

    New CLE Opportunity:

    National Lawyers Guild NYC Chapter Labor and Employment Committee & the Labor Coalition for Worker's Rights and Economic Justice at CUNY School of Law present:

    Bankrupting Democracy: Constitutional Rights, Civil Rights, and Labor Rights under Siege in Detroit

    With Distinguished Speakers
    Frank Deale, Professor, CUNY School of Law

    Susan Jennik, Partner, Kennedy, Jennik & Murray, P.C.

    And Special Guests from Detroit
    John Philo, Legal Director, Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice
    Herb Sanders, Legal Director, Michigan AFSCME Council 25; Partner, Sanders Law Firm, P.C.

    CUNY School of Law 2 Court Square Long Island City Room 1-202
    Thursday, January 23, 2014 6:30 9:00 pm

    Registration Required. Click here to register online

    Doors open and food served at 6:30 pm. Program starts at 7:00 pm sharp.

    2.0 CLE credits in Professional Practice - Free - Transitional/Non-transitional Credits
    Suggested donations: $50 for lawyers; $10 for all other atendees
    Proceeds will be donated to the Sugar Law Center
    Food and drinks will be served

    Click here to download information leaflet in PDF format

    Information: ulevelt@fastmail.fm

    National Lawyers Guild NYC Chapter Labor and Employment Committee & Cardozo Labor and Employment Law Society present:

    On Offense: Tactics for Worker Justice

    the sixth of a series of seminars aimed at developing closer relationships among workers rights advocates in NYC

    Magdalena Barbosa, Supervising Attorney, Make the Road New York
    Dave Colodny, Supervising Attorney, Urban Justice Center
    Nastaran Mohit, Organizer, Laundry Workers Center
    Sonya Mehta, Student, CUNY Law
    Justice Will Be Served

    Cardozo Law School 55 5th Ave (at 12th street) Room 206
    Tuesday November 13, 2012 6:30 9:00 pm

    Registration required: http://tinyurl.com/cxvfjgg

    Doors open at 6:30 Food and drinks served at this time

    2.0 CLE credits/Professional Practice (transitional/non-transitional credit) $35 CLE Credit (fee waivers available)
    $12 for other attendees (includes food/drink), $5 for students (includes food/drink)

    Information: cristina.gallo@gmail.com

    CLE credit provided Cardozo Law School.

    Download the program or the materials (PDF format).

    National Lawyers Guild NYC Chapter Labor and Employement Committee & Employment Law Society present:

    Food Fight: Lawyering and Organizing Fast Food Shutdown

    the seventh of as series of seminars aimed at developing closer relationships among workers and rights advocates in NYC

    Ruth Milkman, Professor of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center, Murphy Institute
    Hollis Pfitsch, Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society, Employment Law Project
    Ricky Blum, Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society, Employment Law Project
    David Tieu, Organizer, National Mobilization Against SweatShops
    Burt Pearlstone, Board Attorney, NLRB Region 2

    Gwynne A. Wilcox, Partner, Levy Ratner, P.C.

    New York Law School 185 West Broadway Event Center (2nd Floor)
    Thursday, October 31, 2013 6:30 9:00 pm

    Doors open at 6:30 Food and drinks served at this time.

    2.0 CLE credits in Professional Practice (transitional/non-transitional credits).

    $35 for general admission (includes food/drink)

    Information: Rebecca.hayes4@gmail.com

    Click here to download information leaflet in PDF format.

    Contact: Cristina Gallo
    Contact: Click here to contact the New York City NLG chapter


    New York L&EC - Alternative Labor Organizing - CLE program (1.5 credits) - April 24, 2012 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Sign in begins at 5:00 pm. Please RSVP to Sullivan.nl@gmail.com - those who want CLE credit must RSVP by April 18. Click here for additional details. Program is sponsored by the Cardozo Labor & Employment Law Society.

    Union victory at Starbucks! - After a 3-year campaign, the IWW Starbucks Workers Union has won time-and-one-half holiday pay for work on Martin Luther King Day, a federally recognized holiday. Thanks to the hard work of organizers and allies, and congratulations on the victory. Click here to read more. And visit the Starbucks Union website to learn more about their exciting struggle.

    Click here for the website of the NYC Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.