Of Counsel

Barbara L. Yong Examines Equal Pay at the 2nd Annual Building Inclusive Community Conference

April 28, 2022

Barbara L. Yong discusses the ever-present wage disparities between men and women in the United States and the existing legislation in place to protect from such inequities.

The event will take place Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 9:00. A.M to 1:00 P.M. | LTHS South Campus | 4900 Willow Springs Rd., Western Springs, Illinois.

Barbara will cite her experience from her nearly 40-year career as trusted legal counsel and through her position as Founder of Equal Pay Day Chicago, an organization dedicated to achieve pay equity for women, Barbara provides insight into:

· The intersection of race, gender and wages

· Legislation preventing pay disparities

· Actions women can take to mitigate differences in income

Keynote Speaker of the event is Matthew Harris and there are 17 workshops to choose from on topics such as: Homelessness, equal pay, colonialism, gender diversity, racial healing, invisible disabilities, expungement of criminal records, and the importance of voting.