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CALPELRA Labor & Employment Updates for Public Employers

Join Meyers Nave Labor and Employment Law Practice attorneys Camille Hamilton Pating, Arlene Yang, Jesse Lad, Alicia Morrell, David Middleton, Angelica Pe Benito and Neha Shah at the 2022 CALPELRA Annual Training Conference, November 15 to 18 in Monterey, California.

CALPELRA helps California public sector employers better serve their communities by providing comprehensive, quality training in labor relations and personnel management and by fostering professional development.

The conference provides educational programs and training sessions for developing and implementing labor relations and human resource programs for cities, counties, school districts, state university systems, special districts and state government organizations. The conference meets credit and certification requirements for MCLE, SHRM, HRCI and IPMA-HR.


Avoiding Workplace Investigation Pitfalls: Best Practices from a Litigator’s Perspective
Thursday, November 17 | 3:50-4:50 pm
Arlene Yang and Angelica Pe Benito

Employers use internal investigations to help understand workplace disputes, identify possible resolutions, and to prevent and correct unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Unfortunately, a poorly conducted investigation can cause unintended harm, especially in litigation. In this session, you’ll learn about mistakes to avoid in planning for and conducting investigations from a litigator’s perspective. You’ll learn about the importance of planning and identifying the scope of the investigation, identifying who should conduct the investigation, avoiding bias in investigations and examples of investigators who have been deposed.

Hitting The Right Notes: Addressing Discrimination and Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Friday, November 18 | 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Alicia Morrell and Angelica Pe Benito

In this session, Alicia and Angelica will discuss how to use investigation results to better the workplace.

Learn more and register.