Partner Jon Holtzman and Of Counsel Randy Riddle presented on a panel about disaster preparedness for human resources at the 2016 CALPELRA Annual Training Conference.
Founding Partner Jon Holtzman secured three speaking engagements in December and January, starting with a presentation at the League of California Cities’ Municipal Finance Institute (MFI) on Dec. 12.
Art Hartinger and Dane Hutchings to Present on Independent Contractors at League City Managers Conference
RPLG Founding Partner Art Hartinger and Renne Public Policy Group (RPPG) Director, Government Affairs Dane Hutchings will provide insight on pensions and independent contractors at the 2020 League of California Cities City Managers Conference.
Renne Public Law Group congratulates Ruth Bond and Linda Ross on their promotion to the partnership as of February 2020.
Partner Art Hartinger, along with Senior Associates Ryan McGinley-Stempel and Ian Long, helped deliver two summary judgments for the Counties of San Joaquin and Orange this fall that will save the government entities millions of dollars in retiree pension dues.
After much anticipation, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued its final rule clarifying the regulations governing calculation of the FLSA regular rate of pay, 29 CFR sections 548 and 778. The Department last updated these rules more than 60 years ago, before the FLSA applied to public agencies.
School districts spread across the Bay Area have filed litigation in San Francisco’s federal district court against Juul Labs, Inc. for its targeting of minors. These Bay Area school districts are joining other school districts across the country, as well as a number of parents and youth, to challenge Juul’s practices of marketing vaping products to minors.
Today, the United States Supreme Court declined to review City of Boise v. Martin, Case No. 19-247—a decision in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that enforcing local laws prohibiting camping and sleeping on public property “when no sleeping space is practically available in any shelter” within the jurisdiction violates the Eighth Amendment protection against cruel and unusual punishment.
On November 4, Founding Partner Louise Renne was featured on NPR-member station KQED as a panelist in a discussion about the making of contemporary San Francisco.
The California Court of Appeal recently ruled in favor of Los Angeles County after it fired a sheriff’s deputy for dishonesty. In this unusual case, the court was required to reverse a decision by the Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission.