Employment Law

Skelly Hearing –What is the Point?

On May 14, 2019, we posted an article entitled What is a Skelly Hearing? Created by the California Supreme Court in the landmark decision, Skelly v. Supreme Court, in 1975, public employees have long enjoyed the right to a “pre-deprivation” hearing before suffering discipline impacting their civil service position. This Read more…

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Administrative Law

What is a Skelly Hearing?

A Skelly hearing derives its name from Skelly v. State Personnel Board (1975) 15 Cal. 3d 194. Dr. Skelly, a permanent civil service employee, was terminated from his employment with the State of California. The California Supreme Court determined, among other things, that he was deprived of his due process Read more…

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Business Law

Alternative Work Weeks

California Labor Code, section 511 (as amended in 2009) and most of the current Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) orders provide for alternative workweek schedules. An alternative workweek schedule (AWS) means any regularly scheduled workweek requiring an employee to work more than eight hours in a 24-hour period. An alternative work Read more…

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