DOL to Hold Conference to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of FLSA
The U.S. Department of Labor is holding a conference to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act as part of its recognition of the agency’s Centennial Anniversary.
The conference will bring together researchers, workers, advocates, policy leaders, and other federal departments to “honor and lift up the 75th Anniversary of the FLSA,” including the presentation of current trends and discussion of their policy implications.
The conference will take place:
November 15, 2013
9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M
Frances Perkins Building
Cesar E. Chavez Memorial, U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Speakers will include:
- Thomas Perez, U.S. Secretary of Labor
- Alan Krueger, former chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisors (invited)
- Michael Reich, director, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at the University of California, Berkeley
The conference is a collaboration with the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at the University of California, Berkeley.
— by Deane Beebe