Case List 2009: Federal Cases and Authorities

PERSONNEL GOVERNING BOARD   EMPLOYEES Discrimination & Harassment  Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc. (2009) 129 Sup.Ct. 2343 (U.S.,. June 18, 2009), 174 L.Ed.2d 119 (DAR 8888):  Claimant must prove age discrimination was the actual cause of adverse employment decision; … Continued

Design Immunity and Contract Award

Believe it or not, California public agencies are not liable for damages caused by their actions unless a specific statute says they are liable.  This does not trump the Constitution which states agencies are liable for inverse condemnation and there … Continued

Case List 2009 California Cases and Authorities

GOVERNING BOARD Compensation, Benefits and Expense Reimbursement Johnson v. Arvin-Edison Water Storage District (2009) 174 Cal.App.4th 729, 95 Cal.Rptr.3d 53 (DAR 8076):  State overtime law does not apply to local agencies.   Conflicts of Interest and Ethics 92 Ops. Cal. Atty. … Continued