New York, NY, August 03, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Anne Marie Lofaso, D.Phil., J.D., A.B., Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development, Professor of Law, West Virginia University College of Law will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “International Employment Law: A 2012 Perspective.” This event is scheduled for December 5, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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In a past-faced economic environment where companies work & compete across borders, employment law is no longer considered to be a local issue. As such, employers must be up-to-date regarding the latest standards to avoid employment-related legal challenges.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of distinguished experts to provide an in-depth discussion of the significant topics in the mix including:
- Standards Across Borders for Hiring and Firing
- Expatriate Arrangements
- Global Codes of Conduct, Ethics Code, Diversity Issues and Other Global HR Policies
- Employment Litigation
- Cross Border Outsourcing
- Best Practices and Regulatory Updates
About Anne Marie Lofaso
Anne Marie Lofaso is Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development at the West Virginia University College of Law, where she teaches Labor Law, Employment Law, Comparative and International Work Law, and Socioeconomics. Professor Lofaso writes primarily in the areas of labor law, comparative/international labor law, and mine safety and health. She is a prolific author of scholarly articles, policy papers, and popular pieces.
Her articles have been published in a variety of law reviews including the Harvard Law and Policy Review. She is also a co author on Modern Labor Law In The Private And Public Sectors: Cases And Materials (with Seth Harris, Joseph Slater, and David Gregory) (LEXIS publishing, forthcoming 2013). Her current research focuses on the question whether empirical studies and/or jurisprudential rationales justify raising the statutory floor of employment rights or encouraging the practice of collective bargaining. She is a contributing editor to the online journal Jotwell (reviewing labor law articles); a senior editor of an international labor law treatise; and a contributing editor for a major labor law treatise.
Before entering teaching, Lofaso was a senior attorney with the National Labor Relations Board’s Appellate and Supreme Court Branches for ten years and a law clerk for the Hon. James L. Oakes, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Lofaso earned her A.B., magna cum laude, Harvard University, J.D., University of Pennsylvania, and D.Phil., University of Oxford.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.