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Sheila Willis

Partner - Fisher Phillips LLP

Sheila Willis is a partner with Fisher Phillips LLP, and as of January 1, 2023, she will also serve as Co-Chair of the firm’s Affirmative Action and Federal Contractor Compliance Practice Group. She is committed to finding practical, real-world solutions to her clients’ employment law needs. She has extensive experience providing compliance advice to federal contractors on affirmative action and OFCCP regulations and audits. Sheila also has extensive experience working on collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), class actions under wage and hour state laws, and providing pay equity compliance.

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Tuesday, Aug. 1

Workshop 5

Interconnected - Examining Intersectionality in Harassment and Discrimination
Sheila Willis, Fisher Phillips LLP; Travis Nicholson, EEOC

This presentation will include an overview on the concept of intersectionality, identify aspects of harassment and discrimination statistics related to intersectionality, and explore unique intersectionality trends and information, with a special emphasis exploring issues related to how women who are persons of color and LGBTQIA+ individuals who are also persons of color are impacted in the workplace in areas such as discrimination and pay equity.