California Lawyers Association

Labor and Employment Law Section

Updates and events from the Labor and Employment Law Section

The Labor and Employment Law Section is now a Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Provider and offers affiliate membership to HR professionals. Read more
California declared Labor Day, the first Monday in September, a legally recognized holiday in 1892. Two years later, in 1894, Labor Day became a federal holiday as well. The origins of the holiday stem from parades to celebrate trade and labor unions and to honor their contributions, which strengthen the communities where they worked. Labor Day also helped activists gain recognition for the mistreatment of workers, leading to the impactful legislation California has approved in recent years.  Read more
This program discusses how the California Supreme Court’s July 17, 2023, ruling in Adolph v. Uber Technologies  impacts claims under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). Read more
Experienced practitioners will review 2023’s new employment laws which all employment practitioners should be aware of. Read more
This program will address the Supreme Court’s decision in Groff v DeJoy: a generational change in the law of religious accommodation. Come listen to plaintiff and management perspectives on the changes wrought by this decision. Read more
Boermeester v. Carry (SC S263180 per curiam 7/31/23) Private Universities’ Title IX Hearings. When investigating and disciplining students accused of sexual misconduct or intimate partner violence under title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, private universities are required to comply with the common law doctrine of fair procedure by providing accused students with notice of the charges and a meaningful opportunity to be heard. Read more
This groundbreaking seminar will ask the difficult question - are workplace anti-discrimination, anti-harassment and anti-retaliation policies and trainings working? Further, if not, what are employment law practitioners to do?    Read more
Join us for the 13th Annual Advanced Wage and Hour Conference! We are proud to provide you with two days of fantastic virtual programs and speakers.  Read more
 The Labor and Employment Law Section and the California Lawyers Foundation are committed to fostering the career growth of persons of color, women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups who are interested in practicing labor and employment law in areas that support and promote the goal of diversity in the labor and employment law field.  Read more
Brown, the elected treasurer of the City of Inglewood, brought a retaliation claim under Labor Code section 1102.5 alleging the City Council no longer allowed her to sit on the dais at Council meetings because Brown had raised allegations of financial impropriety by Council members. Read more

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