Worlds of Work: Employment Dispute Resolution Systems
Across the Globe
Building on previous international conferences hosted by St. John's
School of Law - Transnational Perspectives in ADR (University of
London, Queen Mary College, 2006) and Transnational Perspectives in
Labor Law (University College, Dublin, Ireland, 2000) - the
Worlds of Work conference will bring together prominent
scholars and practitioners from the fields of labor law and ADR to
examine a wide array of issues surrounding the resolution of
international work-related disputes.
July 20-22, 2011
Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge,
Conference Themes Include
- What are the key differences in how workplace disputes are
resolved around the globe?
- How do multinational corporations view the challenges of
international employment dispute resolution? What role should
organized labor play?
- How do social, cultural and religious differences affect the
rights and remedies available to employees of multinational
corporations working in different countries?
- What is the global future of fair employment and of legal
protections against unlawful discrimination?
- What issues arise for educating an increasingly global
Featured Speakers Include
- George Cohen, Director, Federal Mediation and Conciliation
- Samuel Estreicher, Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law and
Director, Center for Labor and Employment Law, New York University
School of Law ; Co-Director, Institute for Judicial
- Julius G. (“Jack”) Getman, Earl E. Sheffield Regents Chair,
University of Texas School of Law
- William B. Gould IV, Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law,
Emeritus, Stanford Law School; Former Chairman, National Labor
- Sir Bob Hepple QC FBA, Emeritus Master of Clare College;
Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Cambridge; Former
Chairman, Industrial Tribunals (England and Wales); Senior Vice
President, United Nations Administrative Tribunal
- Theodore J. St. Antoine, James E. and Sarah A. Degan Professor
of Law Emeritus, Michigan Law School; Past President, National
Academy of Arbitrators
- Thomas J. Stipanowich, Academic Director, Straus Institute for
Dispute Resolution, William H. Webster Chair in Dispute Resolution,
and Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law
Full Conference Agenda
The Conference fee is $1,200. The fee covers program attendance,
three nights’ lodging at Fitzwilliam College, the opening
reception, two luncheons and the closing banquet. Fee
reductions are available in special circumstances.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
Each day of the conference qualifies for 8.5 Non-Transitional CLE
credit hours (4 Ethics and 4.5 Professional Practice). You must
attend the entire day to earn the CLE credits for that day. There
is no additional fee for CLE.
To register, please complete and submit the
Online Conference Registration Form or download, complete and
PDF Conference Registration Form by June 30,
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