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Labor and Employment Law Section

Updates and events from the Labor and Employment Law Section

Join us for the 14th Annual Advanced Wage and Hour Conference and the 40th Annual Meeting of the Labor and Employment Law Section in Costa Mesa, CA Read more
The purpose of the seminar is to discuss the practical tips and latest updates on employment arbitration and mediation. Read more
Apply for the 2024 Labor and Employment Law Section Annual Meeting Scholarship Application! Read more
Apply for the 2024 Labor and Employment Law Section Annual Meeting Scholarship Application! Read more
Article XVI, section 18, subdivision (a) of the California Constitution sets forth the constitutional debt limitation applicable to cities: “No . . . city . . . shall incur any indebtedness or liability in any manner or for any purpose exceeding in any year the income and revenue provided for such year, without the assent of two-thirds of the voters of the public entity voting at an election to be held for that purpose.” The City Council adopted a resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of bonds to address unfunded liabilities in the City’s pension plans. The Taxpayers Association challenged the resolution, claiming it violated the constitutional debt limitation. The court held the City’s action did not trigger the debt limitation because under the resolution bonds may be issued only if they result in savings to the city. Read more
Understanding and maintaining wage and hour compliance is vital to ensuring your business adheres with legal requirements while ensuring employees are correctly paid. Read more
Alameda Health System is one of seven public entities that contract with the Alameda County Employees Retirement Association to provide retirement benefits to their employees. Read more
Code of Civil Procedure §1281.98 provides that if arbitration fees or costs “are not paid within 30 days after the due date, the drafting party is in material breach of the arbitration agreement, is in default of the arbitration, and waives its right to compel the employee or consumer to proceed with that arbitration as a result of the material breach.” Effective January 1, 2022, the Legislature amended §1281.98 to include a new sentence in subdivision (a)(2): “Any extension of time for the due date shall be agreed upon by all parties.” Hohenshelt’s former employer Read more
An employee signed an arbitration agreement with his employer in the regular course of his employment, without disclosing that he was being subjected to sexual harassment and assault. Read more
Earn 9 Hours MCLE; 0.75 Hours Legal Ethics Ethics and .75 Hours Elimination of Bias Credit Hours of MCLE Read more

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