Karin presents at labor and employment colloquium

Associate Clinical Professor Marcy Karin, director of the Work-Life Policy Unit and Civil Justice Clinic at the College of Law, participated in the 7th Annual Labor & Employment Law Colloquium on Saturday, Sept. 15, in Chicago.

Karin presented a work-in-progress entitled, “Lactating Employees and Undue Hardship,” as part of a panel discussing issues involving sex and pregnancy. In her remarks, she analyzed a new law requiring employers to provide reasonable break time to workers to express milk at work and locations other than bathrooms in which to do it.

Karin teaches courses on workplace flexibility law and policy, employment law and policy and legislation. She also supervises and instructs student attorneys working on behalf of clients in the Civil Justice Clinic. Karin is an active member of the national work-life law and policy community. She is listed in the Sloan Network’s Who’s Who in Work and Family. Her other research interests include legislative lawyering, civil justice for military families and women’s legal history.