Lieff Cabraser employment lawyer Kelly M. Dermody spoke at the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Labor and Employment Law Midyear Meeting running May 6-10, 2018 in Milan, Italy. Ms. Dermody was featured on a distinguished panel titled “Equal Pay: Update on Gender Pay Legislation and Active Litigation Around the Globe: What’s Next?” from 9:45-11:00am on Wednesday, May 9.
The Equal Pay panel discussed the Mandatory Pay Gap Disclosures within the United Kingdom, pay disclosure requirements in Germany, new state legislation in the United States, and the latest developments on class action lawsuits alleging unequal pay and pay equity as a global issue.
The ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law involves more than 20,000 members who represent all perspectives of labor and employment law, including management, union, plaintiff, neutral and public. The Section’s committees deal with emerging legal issues and are a major force behind many developments in the labor and employment law arena. Each committee offers members the opportunity to meet and work with colleagues experienced in the committee’s area of concentration, and with government policy makers and regulators.
About Kelly Dermody
The Chair of Lieff Cabraser’s employment practice group and Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Kelly M. Dermody specializes in class and collective actions on behalf of plaintiffs in employment and consumer cases, including gender discrimination cases against Google, Microsoft, Sandia National Labs and Goldman Sachs. Her additional case work includes wage suppression claims against technology, healthcare, and academic institutions; overtime and lost pay lawsuits for low-wage workers, I/T professionals, and foreign nationals working for American corporations; and ERISA claims that she has tried on behalf of employees and retirees for pension plan abuses.