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CIHLER: From Protest to Progress: How the Black Lives Matter Movement Can Change the Hospitality Workplace

July 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Fox Rothschild

Join us for a candid conversation about the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement on the workplace. Our panel of hospitality industry leaders, academics and lawyers will explore the myriad legal issues and complex organizational problems and guide employers toward practical solutions they can use to move toward a more just and equitable hospitality workplace.

Topics will include:

  • Exploring legal issues concerning protests and employee petitions
  • Addressing the effect of organizational behavior on workplace justice
  • Designing policies and procedures to help guide the process
  • Promoting a healthy workplace culture
  • Moving forward and implementing change

Carolyn D. Richmond, Co-Chair, Hospitality Practice, Fox Rothschild LLP

Tony Byers, Ph.D., Director & Senior Extension Faculty, Diversity and Inclusion Professional Programs, The ILR School of Cornell University and Author of “The Multiplier Effect of Inclusion: How Diversity & Inclusion Advances Innovation and Drives Growth.”
Kelley B. Hodge, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Liku T. Madoshi, Associate, Fox Rothschild LLP
Laura Morgan Roberts, Professor of Practice, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Melba Wilson, President, NYC Hospitality Alliance and Owner, Melba’s Restaurant
Tren’ness Woods-Black, President and Chief Strategist, Tren’ness Woods-Black, LLC/VP of Communications, Sylvia’s Restaurant