Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United has partnered with The Department of Justice, the White House, and several other New York gender justice organizations to address sexual harassment and violence in the workplace.
Join us for a Women’s Summit, bringing together diverse stakeholders — including employers, workers, advocates, legislators and policymakers — to lift up the need for one fair minimum wage and several other gender equity policy proposals at the intersection of sexual violence and economic justice. Additionally, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United will unveil their new employer-designed workplace policy on sexual harassment and violence.
Mon Nov 21st from 9:00am– 1:00 PM
Columbia Law School
Event will feature remarks from:
Saru Jayaraman – Co-Founder/Co-Director, ROC United
A representative from the Office of Violence Against Women at the US Department of Justice
A representative from the Obama Administration
08:00 am – 09:00 am – Registration and breakfast
09:00 am – 10:00 am – Opening Remarks & Plenary Session
10:00 am – 11:00 am – Workplace Violence in Multiple Sectors
11:00 am -12:00 pm – Employer Solutions to Workplace Violence
12:00 pm – 01:00 pm – Keynote Address – Policy Solutions to Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence (representative of White House and Department of Justice)
01:00 pm – 04:00 pm – Legislator Briefing (for legislators only)