2014 CALPELRA Annual Training Conference ~ Is Free Speech Just An Illusion In The Workplace?

Program: 10:30am - 12:00pm

2014 CALPELRA Annual Training Conference ~ Rising Tides And Shifting Sands

November 17 - 21, 2014 ~ Monterey, California

Like an ocean's rising tides and shifting sands, the challenges confronting labor and employee relations professionals are perpetually moving. As California's economy gains momentum and local economies emerge from the Great Recession, California's public employers must ceaselessly adjust to changing economic conditions, employee expectations, and legal standards. With expert presenters and professional networking, CALPELRA's 2014 Annual Conference will give you the tools you need to lead your agency through the constantly changing labor relations and employment law tidal surges and shifting sands.

AALRR attorneys Jorge Luna & Alfonso Estrada will speak at the 2014 CALPELRA Annual Training Conference. They will present...


Is Free Speech Just an Illusion in the Workplace?

Do public employees have free-speech rights to publicly criticize their bosses or workplaces around the water cooler?  Sometimes they do.   This session will provide context and guidance for employers as they navigate the protections provided by the law for employees to speak out on matters of public concern or the conditions of employment.  A legal analysis underlying the balance that must be struck between a public employee’s right to speak as a citizen on matters of public concern and a government employer’s interest in promoting the efficiency of the public services it provides will be our focus.  


Event Contact

CALPELRA Executive Office

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