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2018

  • Next Phase of Workplace Misconduct Claims and the Elimination of BiasAugust 8, 2018The #MeToo movement created a cultural shift in society’s awareness of the widespread presence of sexual harassment and assault in business, media, Hollywood, and government. Daily headlines show employers from every sector are facing an unprecedented pace of workplace misconduct claims. In addition to accelerating the number of claims, the #MeToo movement is expanding the scope of claims and potentially limiting employers' options for confidentiality ... read more
  • California’s New Affordable Housing Laws – Part ThreeFebruary 8, 2018Governor Brown signed 15 bills into law on September 29, 2017 that are designed to help address California's affordable housing crisis. The approved bills take different approaches to the housing shortage in California, including providing more funding for affordable housing development, streamlining local government approval of housing projects, restoring local government's authority to impose inclusionary housing requirements on private housing developers, and strengthening the state's ... read more
  • IT Equipment and Services Agreements: Contractual Pitfalls and How to Avoid ThemFebruary 15, 2018Information technology equipment and services are rapidly becoming critical to every aspect of a public entity’s daily operation, from providing free Wi-Fi in downtown areas to upgrading a police department’s dispatch system, as well as creating large scale systems for public records data retention and enhancing a city’s fiber-optic network to provide ultra-high speed internet use for businesses. Public scrutiny of an agency’s purchase and ... read more
  • California’s New Affordable Housing Laws – Part TwoJanuary 23, 2018Governor Brown signed 15 bills into law on September 29, 2017 that are designed to help address California's affordable housing crisis. The approved bills take different approaches to the housing shortage in California, including providing more funding for affordable housing development, streamlining local government approval of housing projects, restoring local government's authority to impose inclusionary housing requirements on private housing developers, and strengthening the state's anti-NIMBY ... read more
  • California’s New Affordable Housing Laws – Part OneJanuary 11, 2018Governor Brown signed 15 bills into law on September 29, 2017 that are designed to help address California's affordable housing crisis. The new laws have broad implications and obligations for local municipalities, housing related public agencies, and the private developer community. To help explain the new affordable housing regulatory landscape, Meyers Nave is offering a complimentary, three-part webinar series addressing the most critical issues under ... read more
  • California’s New Marijuana Law: Impact on EmployersJanuary 16, 2018While medical marijuana has been legal in California for 20 years, employers face a whole new set of challenges with the advent of legal recreational marijuana. With the passage of Proposition 64 in November 2016, California became the most populous state to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Now that it is legal, what can employers do to regulate on-duty and off-duty use of marijuana by ... read more