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Webinar: What You Need to Know from Recent PERB Decisions

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June 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:15 pm

This program offers 1.25 participatory MCLE credit.

California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Members Ari Krantz and Erich Shiners discuss important points for labor and management attorneys to know from recent PERB decisions.

Speakers: Arthur Krantz and Erich Shiners

Arthur Krantz is a Board Member at the Public Employment Relations Board. For more than 20 years prior to his appointment, Krantz represented unions, employees, and nonprofits in litigation, arbitration, and administrative cases, and he worked on law reform, organizing, negotiation, and strategic campaigns to effect social change. Krantz did this work as an associate and partner at Leonard Carder, LLP.

Krantz has served as a pro bono asylum attorney, a lecturer and practitioner-advisor at UC Berkeley School of Law, and an Executive Committee Member of the CLA Labor & Employment Law Section. Krantz received his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from NYU School of Law, where he was a Root Tilden Public Interest Scholar. After law school, Krantz served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Ellen Bree Burns at the United States District Court, District of Connecticut.

Erich Shiners is a Board Member at the Public Employment Relations Board. Prior to his service on the Board, Mr. Shiners represented and advised public agency employers in labor and employment matters, including many cases before PERB. Shiners served as Legal Advisor to former PERB Chair Alice Dowdin Calvillo from 2008 to 2011, and while in law school held summer internships at the National Labor Relations Board in Washington D.C. and the Agricultural Labor Relations Board in Sacramento.

Shiners is a member of the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the California Lawyers Association. He and Krantz are co-editors-in-chief of the Section’s publication, California Public Sector Labor Relations. He holds a B.A. in History from Sacramento State University, and a J.D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

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