Section Labor and Employment Law


The Employment and Labor Law Section is comprised of a diverse group of members of the Employment Law community. The section provides a forum and offers continuing legal education (CLE) programs for neutrals and management, and labor and employee attorneys to meet and discuss current developments affecting their practices.

Section Chairs

Nancy McCarthy
415 485 1200
maczord@aol.com

Kelly Savage Day
415 624 7108
kelly.savageday@savageday.com

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated July 1, 2019
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Labor and Employment Law
1.0 CLE | General
Sep 02, 2019
By Lisa Spann Maslow

Up until 2018, the legal test for determining independent contractor status under California wage and hour law was complex and vague. That changed when the California Supreme Court adopted the “ABC” test in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, (2018) 4 Cal.5th 903. The California legislature is now considering legislation to codify and expand Dynamex, much to the consternation of the business community.

Sep 02, 2019
By Marie Barnes

Each year on the first Monday in September, many Americans can be found firing up their grills, watching parades, shopping and relaxing. Others are spending it like any other day: working.

Nonprofit Profile
Sep 02, 2019
By Marie Barnes

As we celebrate Labor Day, we should not forget the particular difficulties that women face even today and even here in Marin. As guest editor this month, I’ve chosen to highlight a dynamic and vibrant organization serving Marin County and San Francisco: the YWCA.

Aug 03, 2019
By Brittny Bottorff

In response to the #MeToo movement, the California Legislature has recently implemented significant changes to existing law about sexual harassment in the workplace.

Jun 05, 2019

The Probate Examiner for the Marin Superior Court, Dean Ross, will be retiring as of June 28. The court is actively pursuing a replacement but it will be a few months before that position is filled and the new employee is current with the position. This will likely impact the probate department and there will likely be many continuance requests made by the court during the months of July/August.

Jun 03, 2019
By David Nahmias

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans employment discrimination “because of sex.” Courts’ interpretation of this language has evolved to prohibit discrimination in hiring and promotion, sexual harassment, employment decisions motivated by sex stereotypes, and same-sex harassment.