On this latest episode of On the Job With PORAC, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz take a deep dive into SB2 and its effect on California’s law enforcement with David E. Mastagni of Mastagni Holstedt and Timothy Talbot of Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC.
ABOUT DAVID E. MASTAGNI
David E. Mastagni is a partner with the Labor Department of Mastagni Holstedt, APC He specializes in labor and employment law representation, including trial and appellate litigation in California and federal courts. David is also an experienced PORAC Legal Defense Fund panel attorney and is admitted in U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, Northern and Central Districts of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Having devoted his legal career to labor and employment litigation with an emphasis on representation of public safety representatives and their members with respect to all aspects of their employment, David has focused on complex civil, class-action, and collective-action litigation matters in labor and employment law, claims arising out of the Fair Labor Standards Act, Public Safety Officers’ Procedural Bill of Rights, the California Labor Code, the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, and other statutes guaranteeing labor and employment rights to employees. He is experienced in collective bargaining and interest arbitration to establish terms and conditions of employment.
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ABOUT TIMOTHY TALBOT
Timothy K. Talbot is a principal at Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC (“RLS”). He serves as RLS’s co-managing principal, responsible for all firm operations. In addition, he manages the firm’s Sacramento office and is a member of the Collective Bargaining Practice Group. Tim has practiced labor law for more than 25 years. He specializes in representing and advising labor organizations in all aspects of traditional labor relations, including contract negotiations, grievances, unfair labor practices, bargaining unit certifications and modifications, mediation, and arbitration.
Tim has served as chief negotiator for hundreds of public and private sector collective bargaining agreements. In addition, Tim has extensive experience litigating public employee pension and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) matters. Tim also represents individual peace officers, firefighters, paramedics and other employees in disciplinary matters, internal affairs investigations, critical incidents, Department of Energy security clearance investigations and hearings, and professional licensure matters. Tim has successfully represented clients in hundreds of arbitrations, administrative hearings, state and federal court cases and appellate proceedings resulting in published opinions. Tim has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in the California Super Lawyers list.
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