Federal Rule 26 – Friend or Foe? Webinar
Many CELA members practice primarily in state court and are uncomfortable when they find themselves removed to federal court. Sound familiar? Experienced federal practitioners explain how Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure can serve as a road map to successful federal litigation. The panel covers the ins and outs of the Rule 26 disclosure requirements, provide tips on using Rule 26 to your advantage, and point you to helpful forms and templates. To register, contact the CELA Administrative Office.
Workplace Discrimination Against Muslims Webinar
What Muslims Face in the Modern Workplace and What Advocates Need to Know to Protect Their Rights
Our knowledgeable speakers delve into this timely issue, exploring such issues as: discrimination based on physical appearance, beliefs, and national origin; accommodations, including prayer and holidays; EEOC v. Abercrombie and Fitch and its aftermath; and predicted future developments in the law. To register, contact the CELA Administrative Office.
Human Trafficking: A Primer for Employment Law Practitioners On Demand Webinar
Human trafficking is a very serious issue that has received a lot of media attention in recent years. Did you know that it could affect your employment law practice, too? Join Professor Ruth Silver Taube on Thursday, January 28, 2016 during the noon lunch hour as she discusses how to incorporate human trafficking causes of action into the employment cases you already file. Many workers who are trafficked to California solely to fill positions in the workforce wind up suffering further workplace indignities and violations once they arrive, including discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour violations. Please make time for this important and informative webinar so you can learn how to champion the rights of the most disenfranchised in our society. To register, contact the CELA Administrative Office.