Orange County LERA, Los Angeles LERA and San Diego LERA are now SoCal LERA, serving all of Southern California’s labor and employment community.
This is our 40th Labor Law Conference held in Southern California, second conference held under the banner of SoCal LERA.
40th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference
In cooperation with
National Academy of Arbitrators (NAA), Southern California Region
and programming support provided by
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Region 21 and Region 31, Los Angeles
Please join us as we continue the tradition of LERA’s annual one-day conference in Southern California designed for all labor and employment professionals in either the private or public sector. This program is geared for attorneys, union organizers and representatives, HR professionals, arbitrators and mediators, supervisors and managers, students and academics, by providing invaluable information on the latest labor and employment law issues and legislation affecting the workplace.
Chairman Lauren McFerran, National Labor Relations Board, will discuss her perspectives on the NLRB
Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, will present an insightful analysis of cases recently decided or pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
NLRB Region 21 Regional Director William B. Cowen
NLRB Region 31 Regional Director Mori Rubin
Also, distinguished NAA arbitrators, and well-known practitioners in the fields of labor and employment law.
10 to 10:15 am — Welcome
Josh Adams, President, SoCal LERA
10:15 to 11am — NAA Panel
“Are You Putting Me On? How Arbitrators Resolve Everyday Disputes Between Parties in Labor Arbitration.”
Dave Beauvais, Guy Prihar*, Jan Stiglitz*, Brenda Suttonwills, and moderator Christopher David Ruiz Cameron* (*denotes NAA member)
11 to 11:45 am — NAA Breakout Sessions with Guest Arbitrators
Robert Bergeson*, Carl Bosland,* Michael Eagleson, Juan Carlos Gonzalez*, Fred Horowitz*, Najeeb Khoury, Sylvia Marks-Barnett, Anthony Miller*, Yuval Miller, Jon Monat*, Ken Perea* Sheri Ross*, Theodore Scott, Robert Steinberg* (*denotes NAA member)
12 pm to 1:30 pm — NLRB Update with Guest Speakers
Chairman Lauren McFerran, National Labor Relations Board
William B. Cowen, Regional Director of NLRB Region 21, and Mori Rubin, Regional Director of NLRB Region 31
2:00 to 3:00 pm — Panel
Hot Topics in Employment Law – Gig Work + Post-COVID Safety
Rocio Y. Garcia-Reyes, Assistant Chief Counsel (South) Cal/OSHA Legal Unit
Stacey Leyton, Partner at Altshuler Berzon LLP
Michael Plank, Partner at Bush Gottlieb (moderator)
3:15 to 4:15 pm — SCOTUS Update
Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
4:15 to 4:30 pm — Closing Remarks & Signoff
Pricing and Registration
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