Providing Legal Counsel to Public and Non-Profit Agencies in California since 1981 De Lay & Laredo currently serves a variety of agencies as City Attorney, Counsel, General Counsel and Special Counsel.

LABOR NEGOTIATION, REPRESENTATION AND LITIGATION

H1 PRACTICE AREAS

H2 PRACTICE AREAS

Labor Negotiation, Representation and Litigation

De Lay & Laredo has a team of experienced attorneys able to meet local agencies’ labor and employment legal needs from training; day-to-day wage, hour and leave advice, including Fair Labor Standards requirements; disciplinary documentation; decision and effects bargaining; to administrative hearings and litigation.

We provide labor and employment services to labor and employment practice and offer decades of collective experience in advising public agency clients regarding all aspects of public employment law, including:

Advise
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Discipline, including Skelly rights
  • Public Employee Pension Reform Act (PEPRA)
  • Collective bargaining
  • Unfair Labor Practice claims
  • Pitchess motions
  • Personnel records
  • Personnel policies
  • Harassment claims
  • Civil service rules
Labor Relations, Bargaining and Negotiation
  • Scope of Bargaining
  • Effects v. decision bargaining
  • Preparation of Employee-Employer Relations Resolutions
  • Advice on “meet and confer” and “meet and consult” obligations
  • Impasse declarations and unilateral implementation
  • Arbitrations
Administrative Proceedings and Litigation
  • Harassment and misconduct investigations
  • Discipline investigations and hearings
  • Employment litigation
  • Responding to the EEOC and DFEH
  • Responding to Unfair Labor Practice charges before PERB
  • Counsel for administrative hearing bodies
Training
  • AB 1234 Standards of conduct in the workplace (for employees and management)
  • AB 1825 Discrimination and harassment (for employees and management)
  • Evaluating and managing public agency employees