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Editor: Eric C. Chaffee
Univ. of Toledo College of Law

Monday, July 22, 2019

Call for Papers: 2020 AALS Annual Meeting - Section on Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

The AALS Section on Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the section panel for the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting. The Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation section panel is scheduled from 3:30-5:15 p.m., January 2, 2020. The panel is graciously co-sponsored by the Sections on Aging and the Law, Employment Discrimination, Labor Relations and Employment Law, and Poverty Law.

The topic for this year’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation panel is:

The Road to Wellbeing: Navigating the Potholes to Lifetime Financial Security

Panel Description: Although traditional employer-provided retirement and health benefits provide a significant safety net during employment and beyond, many in the U.S. struggle to achieve a state of long-term financial and health stability. This panel brings together experts from diverse perspectives to address obstacles and possible solutions in the pursuit of individual wellbeing over time.

We welcome legal scholarship on any topic related to the panel topic, including employer-provided benefits, retirement security, Social Security, income disparity and poverty, and topics related to individual financial/investment advice and investor protections.

Eligibility: Full-time faculty of AALS member schools or non-member fee-paid schools (determined as of the submission deadline) are eligible to submit papers. For co-authored papers, both authors must satisfy the eligibility criteria.

Submission details and due dates: Please submit abstracts (250-1000 words) by September 15, 2019, in Microsoft Word format, by e-mail to Susan Cancelosi, Only one abstract may be submitted by any potential speaker. The subject line should read “2020 AALS Employee Benefits section CFP submission”. Final papers are due by November 30, 2019. Scholarship may be at any stage of the publication process, from work-in-progress to completed article; however, if an article has already been published, the publication date may not be before 2018.

By submitting an abstract for consideration, you agree to attend and present at the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation section panel on January 2, 2020, 3:30-5:15 p.m., should your paper be selected for presentation.

Abstracts will be reviewed by members of the Executive Committee of the Section on Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation. Anyone selected to present will be notified by e-mail by September 26, 2019. All presenters, including anyone selected to present through this Call for Papers, are responsible for paying their own AALS annual meeting registration fee, hotel and travel expenses.

Any questions should be directed to Section Chair Susan Cancelosi,

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