In Two Locations!
6 Hours of MCLE Credit
THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2018
The State Bar of California
845 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2018
The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
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SAVE THE DATE -- APRIL 12- 13, 2018 -- The 35th Labor and Employment Law Section Annual Meeting and Public Sector Conference at the JW Marriott in San Francisco.
The April 12th Annual Meeting features an address by Erwin Chemerinsky, renown legal scholar and current dean of UC Berkeley School of Law. Panel discussions explore what to do with the naughty client, accommodations, building diversity in the tech industry, litigation war stories, and mediation. The meeting offers a special NLRB update as well as a summary of cutting-edge employment and labor law.
Come back the next day for a practitioners’ guide to disciplinary appeal hearings and an introduction to suing and defending public sector entities at the April 13th Public Sector Conference. Anne Brafford, chair of the ABA Attorney Well-being Committee, will speak on wellness and competence. A panel of state and federal judges, the public sector law update, and discussions of public-private partnerships/ contracts for services, Anti-SLAPP and the First Amendment, PERB and the bargaining process, and the California Public Records Act round out the program . MCLE credit, including ethics and competence specialty credits, available.
The Labor and Employment Law Section of the California Lawyers Association is committed to encouraging the representation of persons of color, women, the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups in the area of employment law.
As such, the Labor and Employment Law Section has committed to provide a full scholarship to those persons who have traditionally been underrepresented in our field in order to become familiar with the Labor and Employment Law Section and to encourage their membership and association.
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Scholarships only cover registration fees and not travel expenses. Applications are due on March 20, 2018 to Jinny Kim, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The March issue of our Section’s Labor & Employment Law Review will feature an article by Lara C. de Leon and Christopher Olmsted on “California’s Fair Pay Act.” Joel Grossman also contributes an article on the recent Ninth Circuit decision in Poublon v. C.H. Robinson Co., entitled “Severing Unconscionable Arbitration Provisions.”
Look for both, as well as our regular case law updates from our outstanding columnists.
Submissions are always welcome! We encourage you to take a look at our Guidelines and Editorial Policy and to send us your well-researched articles for consideration.
If you're looking for MCLE credits (including for ethics), consider self-study articles from the Law Review, available in our online catalog for as low as $15 a credit.
Radio station KALW and 15 other radio stations regularly broadcast “Your Legal Rights,” a show in which callers can ask questions of attorneys with expertise in different areas of the law. The show is also uploaded to the National Public Radio Satellite for national distribution. Our Section sponsors programs on labor and employment law. Here’s what’s coming up next:
Tune into KALW at 91.7 FM for the San Francisco Bay area and on the Internet at www.kalw.org. To see all labor-related programs in our archive, see Your Legal Rights.
This month, Practice Tips reminds readers of some often-overlooked resources for researching California employment law.
Your Labor and Employment Law Section offers lots of continuing education about employment discrimination law, as well as many other topics. We have online MCLE you can access any time, day or night, using a handy new webpage organized by category. Click on any of the topics listed below to see what courses your Section offers on that topic:
Have you signed up to receive Labor Case Alerts? These case summaries are being sent to you by the Labor and Employment Law Section, in cooperation with Phyllis Cheng. Section members can sign up through My State Bar Profile.
Our Section published the two definitive treatises on California public sector labor and employment law:
We're delighted to announce that the Labor and Employment Law Section just launched our own pages on Facebook and Twitter. We're looking forward to interacting with a wider community and reaching out to people who are not currently members.
In addition, the Section has a presence on the LinkedIn group for The Sections and the California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA).
We invite you to "Like" us and follow our "Tweets"!
Labor & Employment Law Section
The California Lawyers Association
180 Howard Street, Suite 401
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639