Sloan Sakai Celebrates an In-Person CALPELRA!

All of us at Sloan Sakai were happy to meet with attendees, fellow presenters, and friends at this year’s CALPELRA conference. The chance to catch up, share knowledge, and cavort with our industry’s leading minds was one that we deeply missed last year. Highlights included: …

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Come See Us at CALPELRA!

We at Sloan Sakai hope to see you at this year’s CALPELRA conference in Monterey next week! Stop by Booth #47 to say hi and get an update on what we’re working on. Also be sure to catch our sessions on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.…

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Enjoy Premium Wines at the Sloan Sakai CALPELRA Booth

The Sloan Sakai booth will have an excellent selection of wines available during the CALPELRA Reception/Wine Tasting scheduled for Wednesday, November 17th starting at 5 PM.  Firm Senior Counsel and Wine & Spirits Director Justin Otto Sceva has chosen five delectable wines that cover a…

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CALPELRA Sessions from Sloan Sakai on 11/18 & 11/19

As promised, find here information on our other five sessions at this month’s upcoming CALPELRA conference. See descriptions, times, and locations for these Thursday and Friday sessions below! Navigating the DFEH’s Administrative Complaint and Investigation Process Chris Moores, Associate Branden Butler, Assistant Deputy Director of…

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Sloan Sakai CALPELRA Sessions on Wednesday 11/17/21

Sloan Sakai is pleased to provide a preview of our ten sessions at this month’s upcoming CALPELRA conference. Read for details on the topics, times, and locations of our Wednesday November 17th sessions - more details to come on our Thursday and Friday sessions. Bargaining…

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Brown Act Alert: Remote Meeting Flexibility Extended

On March 17, 2020 the Governor issued Executive Order N-29-20 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pursuant to this Executive Order certain requirements under the Brown Act were suspended allowing legislative bodies of public agencies across the State to conduct meetings remotely. Specifically, the Executive…

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The Day After

The past year has demonstrated that public employers need to be prepared for bargaining and factfinding while dealing with outside shocks like natural disasters, demonstrations, or a global pandemic. Partner Charles Sakai was joined by City of Oakland Human Resources Director Ian Appleyard and Allyson…

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DOL’s New “Final Rule”

If you, like many public sector employers, are in the dark about the FLSA’s byzantine protocols when deciding which payments you must include when calculating employees’ regular rate of pay for overtime purposes, then this video is for you! Partners Jeff Sloan and Steve Shaw…

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