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See You Soon at CSBA's Annual Conference

Posted by Stacy L. Toledo | Nov 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

The California School Boards Association Annual Education Conference kicks off in San Francisco this Thursday, November 30. We hope you will make time between the informative and amazing sessions to visit the attorneys of Parker & Covert LLP at Booth #630 on the Trade Show Floor November 30 and D...

New Requirements for California Employers to Implement Workplace Violence Prevention Plans by July 2024

Posted by Daniel Zerga | Nov 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

Governor Gavin Newsom officially signed Senate Bill No. 553 ("SB 553") into law on September 20, 2023. This legislation mandates that covered California employers, including both school and community college districts (“Districts”), must implement measures to both prevent and address instances of workplace violence. Noteworthy is the addition of Section 6401.9 to the California Labor Code through SB 553, making it mandatory for covered employers to establish a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan by July 1, 2024.

Thank You Veterans

Posted by Unknown | Nov 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

On this Veterans Day, Parker & Covert LLP recognizes and thanks all veterans for their service.  Three of our partners, Douglas Yeoman, Jonathan Mott, and Spencer Covert served in the armed forces, making this national holiday all the more meaningful for our firm. Below is a brief history of this...

Developer Fees and Contracting Amounts Increased

Posted by Unknown | Feb 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

Every two years the State Allocation Board (“SAB”) adjusts the amount of developer fees. On February 23, 2022, the SAB increased Level I Developer Fees to $4.79 for residential construction and $0.78 for commercial/industrial construction. Level I Developer Fee Increased:  At the State Allocat...


Posted by Unknown | Feb 02, 2022 | 0 Comments

On January 25, 2022, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Brown v. State of Arizona that a university is not liable under Title IX for student-on-student abuse unless it exercises substantial control over the harasser and the context in which the known harassment occurs, explaining in de...

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