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Sarah Schalman-Bergen to Speak at “The Platform Economy and the Future of the City” Convene in Philadelphia

DATE: March 20, 2019

Shareholder Sarah Schalman-Bergen will speak on a panel during The Platform Economy and the Future of the City Convene in the Mayor’s Reception Room at Philadelphia City Hall on March 25, 2019. The panel is titled “Is the Law on Our Side?”

This two-day convene will focus on the impacts of the emergent Platform Economy in Philadelphia. Workers and leaders will gather and share ideas about how to make the most of the gig economy while ensuring good jobs. For more information, or to register for the convene, please visit the convene event page.

Ms. Schalman-Bergen co-chairs Berger Montague’s Employment & Unpaid Wages Department, where she represents employees who are not being paid properly in class and collective action wage and hour employment cases as well as in class action discrimination cases across the country in a variety of industries. Ms. Schalman-Bergen also represents clients in antitrust cases involving labor markets. For example, she has prosecuted challenges to “no poach” agreements that allegedly suppressed employees’ wages, and she has defended clients against antitrust claims brought to impede their rights to organize for better working conditions.

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