MANHASSET, N.Y., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday's Children, the leading non-profit working with children and families affected by the events of September 11, 2001, is pleased to welcome Richard S. Corenthal to its Board of Directors. Mr. Corenthal is an attorney with experience in a wide range of areas involving labor and employment matters and represents Firefighter unions in New York State. His experience working with Firefighters has made the events of September 11, 2001 very personal for him and he is honored to be able to help the families who have sacrificed so much.
Mr. Corenthal is a Member of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. He has litigated numerous labor-related claims in federal and state courts and before various administrative agencies including the National Labor Relations Board and the Public Employment Relations Board. He has also litigated numerous employment-related claims, including sexual harassment, age, race, national origin, disability, minimum labor standards, overtime, breach of contract and whistleblower claims.
A former Assistant Attorney General and Deputy Chief of the Labor Bureau under New York State Attorney General Robert Abrams, Mr. Corenthal has taught Public Sector and Private Sector Labor Law as an Instructor at the Cornell University School of Industrial Labor Relations. He has also been an Adjunct Professor teaching Occupational Health Law at Pace University School of Law and Occupational Health Law at Hunter College, School of Health Sciences.
Mr. Corenthal is member of the Advisory Board at the Mount Sinai-Irving J. Selikoff Occupational Health Clinical Center which has been instrumental and a driving force in providing medical treatment to the victims of September 11, 2001. He is a graduate of Columbia University and Benjamin Cardozo School of Law.
"I am honored to join the Board of Tuesday's Children, an organization for which I have the utmost respect and admiration. I look forward to doing my part to aid in their important mission," said Corenthal.
David Weild IV, Chairman of the Board of Tuesday's Children said, "We honor the fallen heroes of the FDNY, NYPD, Port Authority and other uniformed services by providing support for their children. Richard has a history of service with unions and we are looking forward to working together with the Board and Staff of Tuesday's Children to extend our reach and better serve all of those directly impacted by 9/11. Richard's relationships and skills will be invaluable in that pursuit."
About Tuesday's Children
Tuesday's Children is a nonprofit family service organization that has made a long-term commitment to every individual impacted by the events of September 11, 2001 and more recently those who have been impacted by terrorist incidents worldwide. Since 2001, Tuesday's Children has promoted healing and recovery by strengthening family resilience, providing individual coping and life management skills and creating community through programs, mental health support and family engagement opportunities. For more information, please visit www.tuesdayschildren.org.
SOURCE Tuesday's Children