Event Information

Date & Time
October 25, 2012 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
Bechtel International Center - Conference Room
584 Capistrano Way
94305 Stanford , CA
California US

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Rights on Leave: A Book Talk with Catherine Albiston


How does the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) – a federal law and legal right -- play out in workplaces and in the courts?  Catherine Albiston explains how, at times, the FMLA unintentionally creates new workplace inequalities and she offers solutions to move beyond these barriers.

This is the second event in the Clayman Institute's 2012-13 series, Beyond the Stalled Gender Revolution:  Advancing Gender Equality in Workplaces, Families, and Society.


  • Catherine Albiston
    • Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley
    Catherine Albiston joined the Boalt Hall faculty in 2003. She teaches primarily in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy program, an interdisciplinary doctoral program focused on the study of legal and political institutions through the perspectives and methods of economics, history, sociology, political science, and philosophy. Albiston's legal expertise is in employment law, with an emphasis on gender and work/family...