2016 RSHS Presentations at the League of CA Cities Annual Conference

The 2016 League of CA Cities Annual Conference is this week! This year’s conference will be taking place in Long Beach and RSHS has two sessions, on Thursday October 6th. Make sure you stop by for these hot topic sessions.

 2016 Trends in Labor Relations
Thursday, Oct 6, 1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Receive an in-depth look at labor negotiations from the perspective of finance and human resources professionals. Learn about trends in labor relations for 2016 and offer insight into preparing for and presenting persuasive data during labor negotiations. Hear about tactics for protecting vital services in the face of rising personnel expenditures, and revisit strategies that control costs while investing in human resources.

Presiding:
Charles Sakai, Managing Partner, Renne Sloan, Holtzman, Sakai
Speakers:
Burke Dunphy, Senior Consultant, Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP
Joseph Lopez, Deputy City Manager, City of Modesto

 
Crisis Management for Officer Involved Shootings
Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.

City leaders and top law-enforcement officials will provide critical information necessary to respond and take appropriate action in the wake of officer-involved shootings and other high profile use of force incidents. Receive an overview of best practices, including handling media at the scene and in the aftermath; providing stress management to the officers on the scene and agency employees; pros and cons of outsourcing the investigation; what public comments may be made prior to, during and after the investigation; compliance with Public Safety Officers’ Procedural Bill of Rights (including scope of information that may be publicly disclosed); and building equity with community stakeholders.

Presiding:
Steven Shaw, Partner, Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP
Speakers:
Howard Jordan, Retired Police Chief, Renne Sloan Holtzman and Sakai LLP |
Johnna Watson, Officer, Oakland Police
Scott Whitney, Assistant City Manager, Oxnard