Labor and Employment Law
Ca. Labor & Emp't Rev. March 2017, Volume 31 No. 2
- Labor & Employment Law Section Executive Committee 2016-2017
- Cases Pending Before the California Supreme Court
- Employment Law Case Notes
- Inside the Law Review
- MCLE Self-Study: California's Fair Pay Act
- Nlra Case Notes
- Public Sector Case Notes
- Severing Unconscionable Arbitration Provisions: Poublon v. C.H. Robinson Co.
- Wage and Hour Case Notes
- Message from the Chair
Message from the Chair
By Bryan Schwartz
Bryan Schwartz is Chair of the State Bar of California’s Labor and Employment Law Section. His firm is Bryan Schwartz Law (www.BryanSchwartzLaw.com) in Oakland, representing workers in wage-and-hour, discrimination, harassment, whistleblower retaliation, and other types of individual, class, and multi-plaintiff actions in federal and state courts and a variety of administrative fora. He serves also on the boards of the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, and FAIR (www.fair-foundation.org), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the employment bar.
Vital Signs of the Rule of Law in California’s Workplaces
Home late again from an out-of-town deposition, I lie very silently next to my three-year-old son and smile to hear him breathing. Cracking open the door of my daughter’s bedroom, I feel relieved to see her shift slightly while sleeping. I head to bed and listen for my loving partner’s heartbeat.