REPRESENTING UNIONS & EMPLOYEES SINCE 1936
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Over 75 Years of Service

Beeson, Tayer & Bodine has represented labor unions and collectively-bargained employee benefit plans in California for over seventy-five years. With offices in Oakland and Sacramento, the firm serves clients throughout the Western United States.

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You Say “Confer,” I Say “Consult.” Let’s Not Call the Whole Thing Off

March 17, 2017 by Andrew Baker

The Meyers-Milias-Brown Act imposes on covered public employers an obligation both to “meet and confer” and to “consult” with recognized employee unions. Do the different words mean there are two different bargaining obligations? Not really... read more

Failure to Comply Strictly with Federal Credit Reporting Law Subjects Employer to Penalties

February 10, 2017 by Christopher Hammer

Employers routinely perform background checks on job applicants. The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires prospective employers to provide job applicants with written notice that the employer intends to obtain a “consumer report” on... read more


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