Frances Rogers provides representation and legal counsel to Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s public agency clients in all matters pertaining to labor, employment and municipal governance and has extensive litigation, arbitration, and administrative hearing experience. She advocates for local government agencies on retirement issues involving CalPERS, '37 Act county retirement systems, STRS, and other local municipal pension systems. Frances also represents and advises community college districts and school districts in several areas including student discipline, campus safety and police, teacher/faculty/classified discipline, reduction-in-force, merit system, hiring, leaves, Title IX, and many other areas. Frances has experience in labor negotiations and matters involving labor relations, specifically with respect to the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act and the Educational Employees Relations Act. She has negotiated collective bargaining agreements on behalf of public agencies and handled and advised on other labor relations matters including, PERB complaints, unfair labor practices, unilateral implementation, labor grievances and litigation, and decertification/certification.