The "New" American Workday: How 9 to 5 has become 24/7

Monday, April 18, 2011
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC



The first symposium organized by the Forum will address the rampant expansion of the American workday. Presenters will discuss solutions currently available to regulate the length of the workday under the Occupational, Health, and Safety Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, National Labor Relations Act and through collective bargaining. Panels will include discussions on the non-traditional workday, unpaid interns, domestic workers, compensation for the use of mobile devices, and several industry-specific concerns.

Co-Sponsored by the Labor & Employment Law Forum and Labor & Employment Law Society

CALL FOR PAPERS:The American University Labor & Employment Law Forum will publish articles presented or related to this symposium. Articles may address one of the topics noted above. The Forum will consider traditional law review articles, as well as recent development pieces and shorter essays. The ideal length for submissions is 25 pages (double-spaced, including footnotes), although both shorter and longer submissions are welcome. Footnotes should be formatted according to the latest edition of The Bluebook. Accepted articles will appear in Volume 1, Issue 3, with expected publication shortly after the symposium takes place. Submissions will be accepted for publication based on both the quality of the article and the Forum's publication restraints. The Forum ultimately reserves the right to make offers of publication to papers submitted. Please note that in order to meet publication deadlines, no articles submitted after February 1, 2011, will be considered for publication. Submissions will be accepted through ExpressO as well as e-mail. All essays, articles, and questions regarding publication can be emailed to

WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – no charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)

(Credit Hours TBC) will be applied for as requested to different states.
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For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or

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