On February 20, 2019
Richard Rosenberg and Eric Mueller were featured speakers at the quarterly meeting of the Los Angeles Hotel Human Resources Association. Richard and Eric summarized the recent Los Angeles area hotel-union settlements and discussed going forward strategy for non-union hotels.
Partner Jeffrey Fuchsman and Senior Counsel John Manier represented the employer in a class action before the California Court of Appeal in AHMC Healthcare, Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) 24 Cal. App. 5th 1014. This is a time clock rounding case. The Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the firm’s client, and held that hospital’s time clock rounding policy complied with California law. The Court of Appeal directed the trial judge to enter summary judgment in favor of the hospital on the plaintiffs’ rounding claims. This is one of only three published California decisions on rounding, and provides much needed clarity on the law.
John Golper will be the Moderator for the the session entitled “ Taking a Knee? Holding a Torch? Speech in the Workplace “ which includes Management Attorney Tom Lenz , Union Attorney Jeff Cutler and USC Law Professor Jody David Armour. The all-day Symposium will be held on July 18, 2018 at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim . Registration information and the Symposium brochure can be accessed at this link.
On June 15, 2018
Founding partner Richard Rosenberg will be making a presentation to the West Valley Lawyers affinity group of ProVisors. Richard will be speaking about California’s new test for determining who can be legitimately classified as an independent contractor.
On June 6, 2018
Founding partner Richard Rosenberg will be making a presentation to the Encino I ProVisors group meeting. Richard will be speaking on California’s new test for determining who can be legitimately classified as an independent contractor.
On April 11, 2018, the Los Angeles Paralegal Association once again coordinated a “hot topic” MCLE that was “well attended and well received” at
the National University campus in Woodland Hills. The event was sponsored by Aptus Court Reporters (www.aptusCR.com). Presented by Katherine A.
Hren, Esq., Partner at Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, the room full of attendees were enlightened, informed and entertained by Katherine’s colorful presentation which navigated through the complex world of sex harassment, bullying in the workplace and “me too” issues. Click here for full article.
Katherine Hren will be a featured speaker at the April 11, 2018 meeting of the Los Angeles Paralegal Association. The meeting is titled #Metoo Sexual Harassment and the Respectful Workplace. Ms. Hren’s presentation will focus on navigating through the complex world of sex harassment, bullying in the workplace and “me too” issues. Attendees will learn about recent trends surrounding these issues and how to implement practical solutions in the workplace. The program begins at 6:00 PM. Click here for registration information.
Founding Partner Richard S. Rosenberg will be a featured speaker at the 38th Annual Labor and Employment Law Symposium put on by the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He will be participating on a panel on the topic of Organizing Labor in the Age of the Gig Economy. The program is going to be held on March 15, 2018 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. The presentation is open to members of the public. Registration information can be found at this link.
For the second year, Linda will be the Co-Chair of the Los Angeles ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates) Masters in Trial program. The event is scheduled for June 22, 2018 at Southwestern Law School. The Masters in Trial program is a full day event where experienced trial attorneys from ABOTA present an entire case from Opening Statement through Closing Argument. In addition, there will be guest speakers and a luncheon panel discussion. This year’s case involves a claim of sexual harassment and constructive discharge…a very timely topic.
Linda has also been named Secretary of the Los Angeles ABOTA chapter for 2018 and has been a member of the ABOTA Executive Committee and the membership committee going on five years.
For those who know that Linda’s passion is singing, Linda is excited to announce that on March 1, 2018 she will be singing the National Anthem, along with her jazz vocal group “The Singers in Law” at the Los Angeles Kings game. She will also be appearing on Gurvey’s Law, on KABC 790 Talk Radio on Saturday, February 24, 2018 between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. And, she will be a featured soloist on March 10, 2018 at St. Augustin’s By-the-Sea in Santa Monica with “Legal Voices,” the choral ensemble of the L.A. Lawyers Philharmonic. Linda will be performing “I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But the Blues,” a song written by Duke Ellington and Don George. She will be accompanied by guitarist and attorney, William Ryan.
Matt Wakefield and Nicole Haynes were featured speakers at the annual Mecklenburg County Bar Labor and Employment Law program. They presented What Every Non-Labor Lawyer Needs to Know About Labor Law. Matt and Nicole discussed how the National Labor Relations Act applies to most private sector employers, even those with a non-union workforce. The program was on February 16, 2018. For more information, please see the program website at www.meckbar.org.