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.
John Golper, Of Counsel to the Firm , has been elected by his colleagues as Vice- President ( representing Management) for the Orange County Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (OC LERA) for the 2018 -2019 terms.
The Labor and Employment Relations Association was founded in 1947 and is the singular organization in the country in which professionals interested in all aspects of labor and employment relations network to share ideas ,developments ,issues and practices. It includes representatives of labor, management, government, and academia, advocates and neutrals.
The firm is pleased to announce that Linda Miller Savitt will be honored by the Los Angeles Chapter of ABOTA as the 2017 Recipient of the Lee B. Wenzel Civility Award at Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica on Friday, January 26, 2018.
We are pleased to announce Founding Partner Richard S. Rosenberg has been selected by the editors of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal for inclusion in the publication’s second annual “Valley 200” listing of the most influential business leaders in the San Fernando Valley area (which includes the San Fernando, Conejo, Santa Clarita, Simi and Antelope valleys).
Richard S. Rosenberg and Janet S. Soultanian will be featured speakers at the September 26, 2017 meeting of the Burbank/Glendale chapter of the Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA). Their address will be called California Discrimination Law Update. They will be reviewing new employer responsibilities under three new California Department of Fair Employment and Housing regulations and guidance on: (i) when and how and employer may use criminal history information when evaluating job applicants and employees; (ii) Transgender employee rights in the work place; (iii) Work place harassment prevention obligations. The program begins at 11:30 AM. Click here for registration information.
The firm is pleased to announce that Linda Miller Savitt will be honored by the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel at its Annual Hall of Fame Awards Dinner on June 15, 2017. Linda will be the 2017 Hall of Fame Awardee for her work on behalf of employers. The ASCDC, which was founded in 1960, has grown to become the nation’s preeminent regional defense organization. More information about this special event and registration details are available at www.ASCDC.org.
Partner Katherine A. Hren and Senior Counsel Linda B. Hurevitz will be featured speakers at the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Payroll Association on May 17, 2017.
Katherine and Linda will focus their presentation on new developments involving California’s Equal Pay Act and related litigation, evolving laws regarding the correct way to compensate piece rate employees, transgender rights in the workplace and other wage and hour hot topics.
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Founding partner Richard S. Rosenberg will be the featured speaker at the May 10th meeting of the Fiduciary Round Table of the San Gabriel Valley. His topic will be a timely one, how does a homeowner avoid being sued by an in-home employee. In this dynamic discussion, Richard will discuss the respective rights and responsibilities of homeowners and the employees who work in their home.
The Fiduciary Round Table of brings together a dynamic network of professionals qualified to provide a full range of fiduciary services and to enhance the profession by providing a forum for the exchange of information.
Partner Matthew T. Wakefield will be a featured speaker at the March 8th Los Angeles County Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Symposium. He will participate in a panel discussion on the National Labor Relations Board and potential changes under President Trump’s administration. Panelists will also address various ways in which federal labor laws may preempt claims under California law and regulations. Register for the event at www.lacba.org.
Employee disability and leave issues are among the most common and trickiest situations that employers and employees face. That’s because there are a myriad of conflicting federal, state and now local laws and regulations that require employers to offer time off to employees under certain circumstances. Understanding the complexities of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Family Medical Leave Act can be a daunting task. It is crucial for both employers and employers to understand their rights and obligations.