December 7 2018

2019 Employment Law Update - Sacramento

Join the attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Labor and Employment Group as they discuss important legal developments from 2018 and review a number of new laws facing employers in 2019.

2019 Employment Law Update

Program Highlights:
• New Federal and State Legislation and Court Cases
• Developments in Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Law
• Leaves of Absence and Reasonable Accommodations
• Wage and Hour Laws
• Arbitration and Class Actions
• NLRB

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November 8 2018

Mandatory AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Supervisor Best Practices and Legal Compliance Training

Mandatory AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
 

The regulations regarding California’s Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for supervisors require that certain employers provide training to their supervisors every two years.

The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin is offering a two hour in-person training session that will comply with all the requirements outlined in the regulations including things like:

  • An overview of sexual harassment laws
  • Examples of conduct that constitute sexual harassment
  • Strategies to prevent harassment in the workplace
  • Lawful supervisory responses to complaints of harassment in the workplace
  • Training on prevention of “abusive conduct”
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September 21 2018

They've Asked for What?!? Avoiding the Trips and Traps of Reasonable Accommodation for Disabled Employees

Summary of Program

 

Most employers know that employees may need to be accommodated from time to time for various reasons. Often this is because of an employee’s disability or medical condition. It is important for employers to understand and comply with how the courts and various federal and state regulatory agencies define accommodations, as well as learn what their rights and obligations are regarding: (1) engaging in the interactive process; and (2) providing reasonable accommodations.

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August 21 2018

Pay Correctly Now or Pay More Later: All You Need to Know About Wage and Hour Laws

Summary of Program

Wage and hour lawsuits and claims filed with the Department of Labor and the California Labor Commissioner continue to plague California employers. Often employers are sued because of technical violations that occur simply because the employer is unaware of its legal obligations. Other times, employers make the mistake of treating an employee as exempt from Wage Orders and Labor Code laws, when in fact the employee does not qualify.

This seminar will help employers understand and comply with wage and hour laws in California.

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August 14 2018

Mandatory AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Supervisor Best Practices and Legal Compliance Training

Mandatory AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
 

The regulations regarding California’s Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for supervisors require that certain employers provide training to their supervisors every two years.

The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin is offering a two hour in-person training session that will comply with all the requirements outlined in the regulations including things like:

  • An overview of sexual harassment laws
  • Examples of conduct that constitute sexual harassment
  • Strategies to prevent harassment in the workplace
  • Lawful supervisory responses to complaints of harassment in the workplace
  • Training on prevention of “abusive conduct”
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June 13 2018

Are You Allowed to Ask That? Effective Employment Policies from Hiring to Firing

Are You Allowed to Ask That? Effective Employment Policies from Hiring to Firing
Summary of Program

The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin is pleased to offer this informative seminar that will discuss applicable laws and best practices to help business owners, human resource professionals, and managers reduce the risk of liability when they interview, hire, discipline, and terminate employees. Join us for an overview of relevant topics covering the life-span of the employment relationship.

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April 19 2018

Mandatory AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Optional Supervisor Best Practices and Legal Compliance Training

Mandatory AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
 

The regulations regarding California’s Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for supervisors require that certain employers provide training to their supervisors every two years.

The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin is offering a two hour in-person training session that will comply with all the requirements outlined in the regulations including things like:

  • An overview of sexual harassment laws
  • Examples of conduct that constitute sexual harassment
  • Strategies to prevent harassment in the workplace
  • Lawful supervisory responses to complaints of harassment in the workplace
  • Training on prevention of “abusive conduct”
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March 6 2018

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: A Fiduciary's Guide to the Attorney-Client Privilege

Summary of Program

As a fiduciary, you may think that all of your communications with your attorney are confidential.  While communications between an attorney and his or her client are generally protected by the attorney-client privilege, in the trustee context, it is the office of the trustee, not the individual who is acting as trustee, that is the client.  As a result, if a trustee resigns or is removed from office, all of the confidential attorney-client communications will pass to the successor trustee.

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February 15 2018

You Aren't In Kansas Anymore, Dorothy: A Common Sense Method of Complying with California's New Fair Pay Act

Summary of Program

For decades the California Equal Pay Act has prohibited an employer from paying its employees less than employees of the opposite sex for equal work. On October 6, 2015, Governor Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act (SB 358), which strengthened the Equal Pay Act in a number of ways.  Then, on September 30, 2016, Governor Brown signed two other bills into law – SB 1063 which added race and ethnicity as protected categories under the Fair Pay Act,

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December 8 2017

2018 Employment Law Update (San Francisco)

Summary of Program

Join the attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Labor and Employment Group as they discuss important legal developments from 2017 and review a number of new laws facing employers in 2018.

Program Highlights

  • New Federal and State Legislation and Court Cases
  • Developments in Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Law
  • Leaves of Absence and Reasonable Accommodations
  • Wage and Hour Laws
  • Arbitration and Class Actions
  • NLRB

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June 15 2017

"Saying It's So, Doesn't Make It So"- Independent Contractor v. Employee Status

Summary of Program

The risks involved in misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor rather than an employee have always been serious. A number of federal and state agencies regulate the proper classification of workers and have the authority to impose significant monetary and non-monetary sanctions against employers who get the classification wrong.

Program Highlights

This informative webinar will cover the legal landscape of independent contractor status. Topics will include:

  • A summary of the various tests applied by federal and state agencies to determine independent contractor status;
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May 18 2017

Mandatory AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Optional Supervisor Best Practices and Legal Compliance Training

Mandatory AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training: : $95/person

The regulations regarding California’s Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for supervisors require that certain employers provide training to their supervisors every two years.
The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin is offering a two hour in-person training session that will comply with all the requirements outlined in the regulations including things like:

  • An overview of sexual harassment laws
  • Examples of conduct that constitute sexual harassment
  • Strategies to prevent harassment in the workplace
  • Lawful supervisory responses to complaints of harassment in the workplace
  • Training on prevention of “abusive conduct”
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April 20 2017

Are Your Exempt Employees Properly Classified? - It’s Not Just Based on Salary

 

Date: April 20, 2017

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Summary of Program

With the ever increasing number of claims filed with the Department of Labor and California Labor Commissioner for unpaid overtime, and the increasing number of wage and hour class action lawsuits, the importance of correctly classifying employees as exempt or non-exempt is clear. This seminar is designed to help employers and HR professionals gain a more thorough understanding of the various exemptions available under California law and learn how to conduct an exemption analysis in order to reduce potential liability.

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March 16 2017

"Slaying the PAGA Dragon" - Wage and Hour Compliance for Non-Exempt Employees

Date:  March 16, 2017

Time:  8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Summary of Program

Unfortunately, both single-plaintiff and class-action wage and hour lawsuits continue to plague California employers. Often employers are sued because of technical violations that occur simply because the employer is unaware of its legal obligations.  The various federal and state wage and hour laws that govern the workplace can be difficult to understand. This seminar will discuss the nuts and bolts of wage and hour compliance for non-exempt employees in California.

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February 23 2017

“From Hiring to Firing” - The Life Span of the Employment Relationship

Date:  February 23, 2017

Time:  9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Summary of Program

The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin is pleased to offer this informative seminar that will discuss applicable laws and best practices to help business owners, human resource professionals, and managers avoid liability when they hire, discipline, and terminate employees.

Program Highlights:

  • Lawful and effective job postings and interview questions
  • Effective policies,
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January 12 2017

The Ever-Developing Employment Law Landscape: 2016-2017 Legal Update- San Francisco

Summary of Program

Join the attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Labor and Employment Group as  they discuss important legal developments from 2016 and review a number of new laws facing employers in 2017.

Program Highlights

  • New Federal and State Legislation and Court Cases
  • Updates in Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Law
  • Leaves of Absence and Reasonable Accommodations
  • Wage and Hour Laws
  • Arbitration and Class Actions
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Transgender Employees
  • Choice of Law/Forum Selection Provisions

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