Apr 16, 2021
Phyllis Cheng, Esq. to Speak at the 2021 CLA Public Sector Conference
Phyllis Cheng, Esq., a mediator with ADR Services, Inc., will present on Reasonable Accommodations for the 2021 California Lawyers Association (CLA) Public Sector Conference.
For nearly seven years, Ms. Cheng was Director of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the largest state civil rights agency in the United States. As Director, Ms. Cheng oversaw six and seven-figure settlements, including the largest settlements in DFEH history. She was also a Deputy Attorney General with the Civil Rights Enforcement Section of the California Department of Justice; a partner with DLA Piper’s employment practice; and a two-term Commissioner and Vice-Chair of the Fair Employment and Housing Commission.
The conference will cover the traditional annual update of labor and employment laws, as well as PERB basics, reasonable accommodations, workplace violence prevention, and intersectionality in workplace investigations.