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RPLG and RPPG Set to Present at 2022 CalCities City Clerks New Law and Elections Seminar

RPLG Associate Michael Cohen and RPPG Managing Director Dane Hutchings will present “New Law and Election Update and More!” on Thursday, December 8, at the 2022 CalCities City Clerks New Law and Elections Seminar in Monterey. 

2022-12-02T11:44:18-08:00December 2nd, 2022|

Cadena et al. v. Customer Connexx, LLC et al

On October 24, 2022, the Ninth Circuit held that time spent by a specific group of call center workers booting up their computers was compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as “integral and indispensable” to their principal job duties. The Court’s decision in Cariene Cadena, et al. v. Customer Connexx, LLC, et al., 51 F.4th 831 (9th Cir. 2022) (“Cadena”) , reversed a district court ruling granting summary judgment to the employer-defendant.

2022-11-14T15:40:17-08:00November 14th, 2022|

RPLG and RPMG Secure Multiple Speaking Engagements at CALPELRA

Three members of the Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) and Renne Public Management Group (RPMG) team will present at the 2022 California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA) Annual Training Conference in Monterey this November.

2022-11-09T10:25:17-08:00November 9th, 2022|

Former City Manager Dan Rich Joins RPMG

Renne Public Management Group (RPMG), a division of Renne Public Law Group, welcomes Dan Rich, former city manager for the cities of Mountain View and Campbell. As one of RPMG’s growing cadre of consultants and strategic advisors, Dan will help cities, counties, special districts and nonprofits improve their effectiveness and achieve greater impact.

2022-11-08T15:43:03-08:00November 8th, 2022|

California Adopts New Protections for Election Workers and Other Public Servants

The increasingly polarized political environment has taken a toll on election workers and other public servants. The California Legislature has noticed, recognizing in its most recent election legislation that 15 percent of the state’s election officials have retired since the 2020 election. In an ongoing effort to address this issue, Governor Newsom signed SB 1131 into law on September 26, 2022, establishing new protections for public officials from harassment, threats, and acts of violence. As an urgency statute, SB 1311 went into effect that same day.

2022-11-08T10:33:22-08:00November 8th, 2022|

Executive Profile: Jake Whitaker on Keys to Successful Grant Writing

Renne Public Policy Group announced that Jake Whitaker has been promoted to Director of Grant Services, effective September 1. With a proven track record of bringing in millions of state and federal dollars for local public agencies, Jake’s unique ability to tell the story of public agencies and nonprofits consistently produces successful, highly competitive grant applications. In this interview, Jake discusses his approach, the firm’s philosophy, and his vision for the future.

2022-09-16T10:41:05-07:00September 15th, 2022|
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