Posts From October, 2014

Philip Toomey and William Benz Speak at Annual PELRAC Conference

Philip Toomey and William Benz spoke at the Annual Public Employer Labor Relations Association of California (PELRAC) Conference on the basic and advanced issues of fact-finding. The conference was held at the Queen Mary in Long Beach on Wednesday, October 15 and Thursday, October 16. Mr. Toomey and Mr. Benz discussed the applicable time deadlines, advantages of not waiving or extending deadlines, mandatory processing obligations, proper handling of the post-hearing reports…

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Carico Johnson Toomey Establishes New Law Regarding Public Employee Retirement Board Statutory Deadlines

Attorney William G. Benz established new and significant case law in recent Public Employee Retirement Board (PERB) cases. The published decisions set forth new parameters regarding public employee union cases, including premature declaration of impasse. These decisions also established the required deadlines between public employees and union negotiations.

Mr. Benz represented the City of Redondo Beach in both cases and the decisions reached in these cases will now be included in the

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