Labor and Employment Law Section

News from the Section 

6th Annual Advanced Wage and Hour Conference

Thursday, July 21, 2016
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
404 Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Earn 6.5 Hours MCLE Credit

Hilda SolisFeaturing Keynote Address by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis

Wage and hour class action litigation continues to be one of the hottest areas of employment practice. Learn from sitting state court judges, and other experts on what’s new, what works, and what does not in the wage case you are litigating.

You can now REGISTER ONLINE for this program. Register online by Thursday, July 18.

Conference Planning Team | Schedule of Events | Essential Information |
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For complete information, see 6th Annual Advanced Wage and Hour Conference.

Apply Now for a 2016 Labor and Employment Law Section Grant

To obtain funding for a particular project or event, the requesting organization must ensure that the project or event has at least one of the following goals:

  1. To educate practitioners of all backgrounds in the practice of labor and employment law;
  2. To promote persons of diverse backgrounds in the population of practitioners in the area of employment or labor law; or
  3. To educate the general public about labor and employment law.

Current Deadline: July 15, 2016

Read all about the process at Grants.

Click HERE to access a Grant Application.

Click HERE to access Grant Cover Sheet.

Thank You for Being a Section Member - Here's 6 Hours MCLE in Legal Ethics!

We're very grateful for your membership in the Section. As a token of that, we're offering six hours of self-study MCLE credit in the area of Legal Ethics. The programs are posted in our Member's Only Area.

Simply watch the programs and read the accompanying materials, and keep track of having done so. You can report this to the State Bar when it's time to demonstrate your compliance with the MCLE requirements.

News From the Labor and Employment Law Review

SUBMISSIONS WELCOME: We encourage you to take a look at our Guidelines and Editorial Policy and to send us your well-researched articles for consideration.

MCLE CREDIT: If you're looking for MCLE credits (including for ethics), consider self-study articles from the Law Review, available HERE for as low as $15 a credit.

Your Legal Rights

Labor and Employment Law Section on the RadioRadio station KALW and 15 other radio stations regularly broadcast "Your Legal Rights," a show in which callers can ask questions of attorneys with expertise in different areas of the law. Our Section sponsors programs on labor and employment law.

The most recent labor and employment program was presented on June 24. The very timely topic was same sex marriage and employee benefit issues, with guests Clarissa A. Kang (Trucker Huss, APC in San Francisco) and Julie Hayden Wilensky (Lewis Feinberg in Oakland)

Tune into KALW at 91.7 FM for the San Francisco Bay area and on the Internet at www.kalw.org. To see all Labor-related programs in our archive, see Your Legal Rights.

Get Online Participatory MCLE Credit from the Labor and Employment Law Section

Your Labor and Employment Law Section offers lots of continuing education about employment discrimination law, as well as many other topics. We have online MCLE you can access any time, day or night, using a handy new webpage organized by category. Click on any of the topics listed below to see what courses your Section offers on that topic:

Case Law Alerts

Have you signed up to receive Labor Case Alerts? These case summaries are being sent to you by the Labor and Employment Law Section, in cooperation with Phyllis Cheng. Section members can sign up through My State Bar Profile.

Section Publications on California Public Labor & Employment Law

Our Section published the two definitive treatises on California public sector labor and employment law:

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We're delighted to announce that the Labor and Employment Law Section just launched our own pages on Facebook and Twitter. We're looking forward to interacting with a wider community and reaching out to people who are not currently members.

In addition, the Section has a presence on the LinkedIn group for The Sections and the California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA).

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Contact Us

Labor & Employment Law Section The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
415-538-2590
FAX 415-538-2368
LaborLaw@calbar.ca.gov