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Shared Wisdom

Navigating Fiscal Emergencies in the Time of Coronavirus: Tools from the Great Recession Revisited

Declaring a fiscal emergency, and implementing appropriate remedial measures, may be an unfortunate reality for some local agencies in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.

May 19th, 2020|

RPLG Produces Two Rutter Guides Covering Various Aspects of California Litigation

Renne Public Law Group has the privilege of providing two Rutter guides: California Practice Guide: Public Sector Employment Litigation (TRG) and California Practice Guide: Civil Procedure Before Trial - Claims and Defenses (TRG).

April 21st, 2020|

Declarations of Fiscal Emergency: A Resurging Option for Public Entities Attempting to Deal With The Current Economic Climate

Conventional wisdom has been that declarations of fiscal emergency do not work. With the recent sharp downturn in the economy, the conventional wisdom may no longer be correct.

April 17th, 2020|

Getting Ready For The BIG One (And All The Little Ones): Disaster Preparedness for Human Resources

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.

April 7th, 2020|

DOL Final Rule Provides Needed Clarity on Regular Rate Calculation

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.

December 18th, 2019|

Court of Appeal Reaffirms Police “You Lie, You Die” Rule

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.

November 14th, 2019|