California Lawyers Association

Labor and Employment Law Section

Updates and events from the Labor and Employment Law Section

The panel will focus on "Hot Topics in Wage and Hour Law" in 2020 and provide perspectives from the Plaintiff and Defense side. Read more
In this fast-paced program, esteemed employment defense attorney Tracey A. Kennedy of Sheppard Mullin and renowned plaintiff employment lawyer Erin M. Pulaski of Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe will offer valuable insights and practical tips about how employment litigators should handle the peskiest and re-occurring evidentiary issues that arise during employment discrimination cases. Read more
Learn from experienced employment practitioners about how the current global COVID-19 Pandemic is impacting the workplace, including the increased use by employees of social media, politics and political activity and the impact on the remote workplace. Read more
Almost every city or county has abandoned, fire damaged, or otherwise dilapidated properties. The majority of the time these properties sit abandoned and dilapidated for years with no solution in sight. Read more
The Court of Appeal affirmed the superior court’s dismissal of Fushan Li’s petition for writ of mandate after his request that the court waive the bond requirement was denied and he failed to post a bond. On appeal Li contended he was not properly subject to the bond requirement, which was adopted after the citations he challenged were issued, and, alternatively, the trial court abused its discretion in denying his request for relief from the requirement once he had demonstrated his indigency. Read more
The Labor and Employment Law Section Advanced Wage and Hour Virtual Conference scholarship application. Read more
Thursday-Friday, September 10-11, 2020. Purchase all four programs for only $75! Offer ends September 9. Read more
The First Amendment’s Religion Clauses foreclose certain employment-discrimination claims brought against religious organizations. This “ministerial exception” applies to employees who perform vital religious duties on behalf of the organization. Read more
Though we aren't able to meet in person due to COVID-19, the Section continues to produce high quality but affordable online programming so you can get your MCLE hours. Read more
As we grapple with the implications of George Floyd’s death, I urge us all to act with compassion and respect. Remember that for many of us, the events of the past few weeks raise strong emotions. Realize that actions and speech may be fueled by those emotions. Recognize that people process strong emotions in different ways. But as we acknowledge and celebrate each other’s differences, it is more important to appreciate and build on our commonalities as human beings. Only… Read more

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