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

Kelly Savage Day
415 624 7108

Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated July 1, 2019
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Resources Navigating Your Practice During COVID-19
Apr 01, 2020

MCBA is working to deliver information and essential resources to our membership to navigate their practices during COVID-19 crisis. Our neighboring Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) shared a program to assist small and solo practices.

ALERT from Marin Courts
Mar 16, 2020

As of April 1, 2020. Presiding Judge Andrew Sweet signed a new administrative order closing Marin Superior Courts for non-essential matters till June 1. Link to court order

Mar 01, 2020
By Sarah N. Léger, Esq.

Starting a law practice is an exciting endeavor, full of decisions large and small. Whether to hire an employee is one the most consequential of those decisions. Due in large measure to California’s expansive labor laws—which strongly favor employees—hiring is full of pitfalls. Even a well-intentioned decision can lead to serious liability.

Dec 01, 2019
By The Marin Lawyer

MCBA thanks the 2019 section chairpersons and highlights some of the CLE programs.

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.