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Erin Kunze

Erin Kunze

Erin Kunze provides representation and legal counsel to Liebert Cassidy Whitmore clients on a variety of employment and education law matters, including retirement, labor relations in the public and private nonprofit sectors, public safety, and safety planning in schools.

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Six Statutes for the New Year

Posted in Employment

2017As 2017 kicks off, employers should be aware that a number of new state-wide laws and local ordinances begin taking effect.  In this blog, we highlight just a few that California’s public employers should now be implementing.

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Court Clarifies that Lease-Leaseback Arrangements Must be “Genuine”; and Simultaneously Creates Split among the Courts of Appeal on the Requirement for Validation Actions

Posted in Education

ConstructionSunset.jpgIn September 2012, Fresno USD’s governing board adopted a resolution authorizing the execution of lease-leaseback construction contracts without competitive bidding.

The lease-leaseback structure permits builder-financed construction.  A school district leases real estate it owns to a construction firm for $1.00 …