Labor and Employment Law Program

Advancing the World of Work Through Law

The Labor and Employment Law Program (LEL) merges law and social science research to provide attorneys, legislators, social scientists, and policymakers with multifaceted perspectives at forums and conferences. Current and emerging legal issues affecting the workplace are analyzed with the goal of influencing research, legislation, policy, and litigation.


Marijuana and NY:  A Conversation with Alphonso David,
Counsel to Governor Andrew Cuomo

Alphonso David, Counsel to Governor Cuomo and chair of the Governor’s workgroup on deregulation of adult marijuana use, will address the Governor’s initiative on the legalization of marijuana and the committee’s approaches to analyzing information on what legalization means for NY State.  Discussion also will cover the experience of states that have legalized cannabis use by adults and the differences between medical and recreational use.
Providing commentary are Hanan Kolko, Member, Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein PC, and Michael Delikat, Partner, Orrick, to discuss the implications for the workplace, focusing on unions, workers, and employers.

October 30, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Cornell ILR NYC Conference Center
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016

For more information and to register CLICK HERE


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