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  • Past Practices: What They Are and How to Handle ThemSeptember 29, 2016Please join Meyers Nave Principal Eddie Kreisberg for his presentation on “Past Practices” at the Annual Training Conference hosted by the Public Employer Labor Relations Association of California (PELRAC) on September 29th in San Diego, CA. Past practice remains one of the least understood and most challenging areas of labor relations. While most public entities understand their obligation to meet and confer on a new MOU ... read more
  • Vested Rights – Developments In Public Employment Retirement BenefitsAugust 1, 2016This presentation discusses:  (1) developments in the law on public employee retiree medical benefits, (2)  new vested rights decisions out of Orange County, San Diego, San Jose and elsewhere, (3) how courts have applied the California Supreme Court decision in Retired Employees Association of Orange County, (4) the status of state anti-spiking legislation in the courts, (5) pension rights and bankruptcy, (6) pension reform measures ... read more
  • Social Media in the Workplace: Creating & Implementing a Policy You “Like”August 1, 2016Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, texting, blogging, posting and chatting….OH MY! Your employees are utilizing social media in increasing numbers. Social media at work presents employers with a growing list of concerns, including whether to put up with it or ban it, how to respond to posts that complain about the employer, and the perils of accessing it in hiring and disciplinary decisions. View our webinar recording, "Social ... read more
  • Down the Rabbit Hole: When Disability Leave Laws CollideAugust 1, 2016This webinar provides a step-by-step method for navigating leave and disability laws and explains how to bring closure in the case of employees on extended leaves. Employee medical leave requests present a host of challenges for employers, not the least of which is determining which leave laws apply. Laws like the Family Medical Leave Act require employers to provide a specific number of weeks, while others ... read more
  • The Facts About AB 646 FactfindingAugust 1, 2016This webinar provides an overview of the factfinding process and assists local public agencies in developing practice and strategy for labor negotiations in light of factfinding requirements. Topics covered include: PERB’s broad view of the scope of AB 646 factfinding and pending legal challenges regarding the same Issues to consider at the start of negotiations to better prepare your agency for the possibility of factfinding ... read more
  • Safely Navigating the Minefield: Handling Bidding Irregularities and Subcontractor IssuesAugust 1, 2016This webinar covers bidder relief and subcontractor substitution and listing law. Topics included: When your agency can legally provide relief to bidders who have committed mistakes or are unable to perform what was proposed in the bids When your agency can make a demand against a bid bond or other bid security in the event that the lowest bidder cannot fulfill the bid and the ... read more
  • How Public Agencies Can Be Savvy in Minimizing and Managing Bid ProtestsAugust 1, 2016Sound procedures and savvy handling of bid protests can ensure that public agencies retain maximum control over award of their projects. Particularly when work is scarce and bidding is aggressive—as it is in today’s market, some contractors appear to use bid protests in an attempt to take control of the award process. Topics we covered in this webinar include: What the law says about bid protests ... read more
  • California Land Use and Zoning: Regulatory Overview and Recent Case Law DevelopmentsJune 29, 2016You're invited to attend a webinar on June 29 titled "California Land Use and Zoning: Overview and Recent Developments," presented by Adam Lindgren, Principal in Charge of Meyers Nave's Sacramento Office and member of the firm's statewide Municipal and Special Districts Law Practice Group.  Adam is the co-author and co-managing editor of California Land Use Practice, an annually updated comprehensive publication on land use law ... read more
  • Labor Negotiations With Just a Little Bit of MoneyMay 18, 2016Meyers Nave invites you to attend our complimentary webinar discussing labor negotiations for public entities. This webinar will provide answers and guidance regarding how to negotiate key MOU topics, including strategies to address the still spiraling cost of employee compensation, but at a time where most agencies are in a stronger financial position than during the Great Recession.  Join us for a lively and interactive ... read more
  • Labor Negotiations With Just A Little Bit Of MoneyMay 15, 2016Meyers Nave invites you to view our previously recorded webinar discussing labor negotiations for public entities. This webinar will provide answers and guidance regarding how to negotiate key MOU topics, including strategies to address the still spiraling cost of employee compensation, but at a time where most agencies are in a stronger financial position than during the Great Recession. Join us for a lively and interactive session ... read more