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CalPERS Set To Adopt Precedential Decision Regarding Retired Annuitants

  • By: David Prentice
CalPERS Set To Adopt Precedential Decision Regarding Retired Annuitants

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is considering making a precedential ruling requiring that a former public employee reimburse CalPERS in the amount of $56,244.46, which constitutes monies he received while working as a retired annuitant.  Assuming the ruling becomes precedential, it will be cited by CalPERS in subsequent retired annuitant cases.  Therefore, all public agencies need to understand...

Staff Spotlight - Michelle Fletcher

  • By: Andrea Gibbens
Staff Spotlight - Michelle Fletcher

You may recognize the familiar voice of Ms. Michelle Fletcher when contacting the law firm of Prentice|Long PC, as she has been part of the Legal Assistant team since its inception in January, 2015.  “I love the people I work with most of all, and the family atmosphere at the firm – we are always here for one another,” recalls Michelle.

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Recommendations for Rural Communities in Light of President’s Proposed National Reopening

  • By: P.J. Van Ert
Recommendations for Rural Communities in Light of President’s Proposed National Reopening

As all of our communities continue to shelter in place and wonder about the future as we deal with Covid-19, the Federal Administration is presenting a possible roadmap for reopening. The plan, prepared in consultation with public health experts, is carried out in three phases which will be tailored to the unique attributes of your community or state. Prentice|Long, PC...

California Judicial Council Halts Evictions

  • By: Margaret E. Long
California Judicial Council Halts Evictions

On April 6, 2020, the Judicial Council adopted an emergency rule that prohibits all evictions, except those necessary to protect public health and safety. This applies even if the eviction is based on a tenant’s missed rent payment. This new court rule will apply until 90 days after the Governor lifts the state of emergency related to the COVID‐19 pandemic,...

Testing Employees’ Body Temperatures Upon Arrival to Work

  • By: Sean Cameron
Testing Employees’ Body Temperatures Upon Arrival to Work

The State of California is currently amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Governor of the State of California has issued a stay at home executive order in order to help mitigate the effects of the pandemic in California. This includes the requirement that employees stay at home and not go into work, whether it be an office or a...

Modoc County Appoints Interim District Attorney

  • By: Margaret E. Long
Modoc County Appoints Interim District Attorney

The Modoc County Board of Supervisors announced on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, that Prentice|Long, PC Partner Sophia R. Meyer has been appointed as Interim District Attorney. Ms. Meyer will fill the position recently vacated by Sam Kyllo. Ms. Meyer will be sworn in on April 15, 2020. Ms. Meyer is the former Assistant District Attorney for Modoc County, and held...