Employment

Members of our firm have in-depth knowledge and experience in employment and personnel matters. We have extensive experience handling disputes before administrative bodies such as the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Administrative Law Judges, the California Office of Administrative Hearings, the California Public Employment Relations Board, the California Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, Commissions on Professional Competence, and classified hearings for both merit and non-merit system school districts. We currently represent public school districts and community colleges in a wide range of matters including:

  • Claims and litigation
  • Employee discipline and termination
  • Unlawful discrimination and harassment complaints
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Contract administration, grievance processing and representation before mediators, arbitrators and hearing officers
  • PERB unfair practice charges and representation petitions
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Responding to picketing, strikes, and other forms of concerted activity