Marley Weiss, a labor law expert, has been elected a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Professor Weiss specializes in all facets of labor and employment law, including comparative and international aspects of the field, and she has published on a wide range of related topics.
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, was founded in 1995 on the 60th anniversary of the National Labor Relations Board and the 30th anniversary of Title VII and Executive Order 11246. The College began as a non -profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of Labor and Employment Law. It has now evolved to become an intellectual and practical resource for the support of our profession and our many audiences.
Prior to joining the law school in 1984, Professor Weiss served as associate general counsel of the United Auto Workers (UAW). She had worked in the UAW legal department for 10 years following graduation from Harvard Law School.
From 1994 to 2001, Professor Weiss served as chairperson of the National Advisory Committee to the U.S. National Administrative Office for the NAFTA Labor Side Agreement. In 1996-1997, she served as Secretary-elect, and in 1997-1998, as Secretary, of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law.
Professor Weiss' recent scholarship includes the following:
“International Labor and Employment Law: From Periphery to Core,” 25 ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law (2010).
“Commentary: Women’s Employment Rights in the Maryland Workplace of 2007 and 2027,” 9 Maryland Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class 19 (2010)
“Human Rights and the Global Economy: The Centrality of Economic and Social Rights,” 1 Maryland Journal of International Law 257 (2009).