2019 Equal Pay Day Women’s Leadership Conference

Event date
Apr 02,2019
Event Time range
01:45 pm - 04:30 pm

Alabama Small Business Development Center Network at Alabama State University joins with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Birmingham District and U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour (WHD), and the Delta Sigma Theta Montgomery Alumnae Chapter to co-host an Equal Pay Day Women’s Leadership Conference. 

Date: April 2, 2019
Time: 8:45 AM - 11:30 AM (CDT) 
Location:  ASU Abernathy Building, Great Teachers Hall 
                1625 Harris Way, Montgomery, AL 36104

Registration Deadline: 3/29/2019 
Fee: No Fee 

This event will be hosted in conjunction with the observance of National Equal Pay Day.  The conference is designed to provide information about resources that help strengthen businesses highlighting key insights about complying with laws enforced by the EEOC and DOL Wage and Hour Division. 

Conference participants will gain an understanding of the laws and how employers can protect their bottom line through knowledge of and compliance with federal and state laws.

The conference will also focus on equal pay issues, such as the short and long-term effects of unequal pay for women. Not only does unequal pay affect what a woman earns today but also future pension benefits and social security.  According to the law, a compensation charge is timely filed if at least one discriminatory paycheck was received within the filing period.

The conference keynote speaker Beatrice “Bea” Forniss, Community Specialist, Goodwyn, Mills, Cawood and former Community and Economic. Development Division Chief, ADECA

Panelists will include representatives from EEOC, Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, and others.

Who should attend?

*Business owners and potential business owners      *Businesses with at least one employee

*Human Resource managers/staff personnel             *Diversity and Inclusion managers/staff personnel

*EEO executives                                                         *Employees

There is NO COST to attend the event.  Refreshments will be provided.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  Registration deadline extended to March 29, 2019.

For more information contact 334-229-4138 or email arprice@alasu.edu