Speaking Engagement:

ERMA 2013 Annual Workshop: A Topical Look at Public Sector Labor & Employment Law

Event Information


Thursday, February 14, 2013


Silverado Resort
Napa, CA

Sponsored By:

Employment Risk Management Authority (ERMA)
Annual Workshop and Board of Directors Meeting (February 14-15, 2013)

ERMA is a statewide joint powers authority providing employment practices liability (EPL) coverage to more than 160 public entities throughout the State of California

KMTG Presenter:

Bruce A. Scheidt


Topic 1: Balancing FEHA liability against limited public agency budgets: Do employers have a legal duty to create a new position for the victim of sexual harassment when "taking all reasonable steps necessary to prevent harassment from occurring?"

Topic 2: A new threat to the finality of a city's grievance process: The Ninth Circuit hears a novel case that would permit disciplined employees to bring a class-based civil rights lawsuit under an Equal Protection "whistleblower" theory.