Daniel Cassidy Celebrates Fifty Years of Practicing Law

Daniel Cassidy Celebrates Fifty Years of Practicing Law

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore would like to congratulate Daniel C. Cassidy on celebrating fifty years of practicing law.  Dan, a founding partner of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, is among the most experienced and accomplished practitioners in the fields of public sector labor relations, negotiations and employment law.

Nov 25, 2020 Special Bulletins

Cal/OSHA Board Adopts Emergency Regulations Regarding COVID-19

On November 19, 2020, pursuant to emergency rulemaking authority, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (“OSHSB”) adopted temporary regulations regarding measures that employers must undertake in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace (“emergency regulations”).

Nov 25, 2020 Business & Facilities

Neighbors Use Of Private Recreational Trails Is Insufficient To Establish Public Dedication Of Land

Prior to 1972, a private landowner could dedicate an interest in land to the public impliedly when “the public has used the land for a period of more than five years with full knowledge of the owner, without asking or receiving permission to do so and without objection being made by anyone.” In 1972, the legislature enacted Civil Code Section 1009, subdivision (b), which effectively abolished implied dedications prospectively.

Nov 24, 2020 Special Bulletins

California Department of Public Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Issue Updated Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings

On November 16, 2020, in response to significant increases in the incidence rates of COVID-19 in the state, the California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) issued updated guidance concerning the use of face coverings. The updated guidance requires that individuals wear a face covering at all times when outside of the home unless one of the eleven (11) enumerated exemptions applies. Unlike other guidance issued by the CDPH that is advisory in nature, the guidance concerning face coverings is mandatory. 

Nov 20, 2020 Special Bulletins

California Department of Public Health Issues Updated Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings

On November 16, 2020, in response to significant increases in the incidence rates of COVID-19 in the state, the California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) issued updated guidance concerning the use of face coverings. The updated guidance requires that individuals wear a face covering at all times when outside of the home unless one of the eleven (11) enumerated exemptions applies. Unlike other guidance issued by the CDPH that is advisory in nature, the guidance concerning face coverings is mandatory. 

Nov 19, 2020 Tips from the Table
Labor Relations Tips During a Pandemic

Labor Relations Tips During a Pandemic

Nov 19, 2020 Education Matters

Student Not Required To Exhaust Administrative Remedies Under The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act When Arguing School District Discriminated Against Her By Failing To Provide Accommodations And Creating A Hostile Learning Environment

L.M., a student with a disability, attended school in the Eugene School District 4J, which developed L.M.’s 504 Plan, a written document describing the regular or special education and related aids and services L.M. needed. The 504 Plan identified limited accommodations for L.M., including extra time on tests and assignments, reduced assignments and projects, preferred seating, and a quiet and separate testing environment. However, when L.M. began high school, teacher Michael Stasack declined to implement L.M.’s 504 Plan accommodations and repeatedly suggested she did not belong in the French Language Program due to her disability.