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J. Scott Tiedemann
Scott Tiedemann is the Managing Partner of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, California’s largest education and public sector and non-profit labor and employment law firm. Scott represents a wide variety of other government agencies in labor and employment matters. Scott serves as lead negotiator for multiple employers in collective bargaining with both safety and general employee bargaining units.
California First District Court of Appeal Decision Disagrees With Santa Ana POA Case and Holds That Peace Officers Under Administrative Investigation Are NOT Automatically Entitled to Reports and Complaints Prior to Any Further Interrogation
On April 26, 2021, the First District Court of Appeal published its decision in Oakland Police Officers Association v. City of Oakland (2021) — Cal.App.5th — (“Oakland POA”). The case provides critical guidance regarding what information a law enforcement agency must provide to a peace officer before conducting a second or subsequent interrogation…
Issues Public Employers Face During Mass Protest – Question and Answer
Our nation continues to react to the death of George Floyd, and this reaction includes the thousands who have participated in mass protests across the country. Many people feel compelled to speak openly and passionately about an issue of national importance. Public employees likely wish to express their views as well, and this includes not…