Business Focus Seminar 2020 - Helping Your Business Survive & Thrive Through COVID-19

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to partner with BFBA, Chase Bank, and CVF Capital Partners to present Business Focus 2020: Helping your Business Survive and Thrive Through COVID-19.  This virtual and interactive event will address the “new normal” business landscape brought about by the economic and social changes of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business Focus 2020 will feature a panel of professional advisors who have assisted small- and medium-sized businesses through the unprecedented challenges presented by the pandemic,

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Start to Finish

Your Comprehensive Legal Guide to Everything ADA

Join attorney Meagan D. Bainbridge on this live video webinar by NBI where she will discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Conflicting legal interpretations, recent case law, leave requests and confusion regarding the intersection of the FMLA and ADA are leaving many professionals confused. You need to have the latest legal perspectives in order to ensure your clients are following proper practices.

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Webinar: 15th Annual Superior Court Boot Camp — Program II: The Nuts and Bolts of Your Trial

Weintraub Senior Attorney Jessica Corpuz will be presenting on October 20th for the 15th Annual Superior Court Boot Camp — Program II: The Nuts and Bolts of Your Trial.

This two-part, dynamic, and information-packed online course will cover the full spectrum of litigating in California State Court.

The first part will cover the steps leading up to trial and the second part will cover trial and post-trial topics. 

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Webinar - Guardians at the Gate: Properly Trained Managers are Your First Line of Defense

Join attorneys Shauna Correia and Zack Thompson for a discussion of best practices for training supervisors and reducing the potential for liability.

Summary of Program:
Well-trained supervisors are valuable to companies for their ability to help ensure operations run smoothly. Often, employers focus on productivity and efficiency.  But companies may not be aware that even mid-level supervisors may be deemed agents of the company,

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Webinar: Up in Smoke – Navigating the Conflict Between State Law and Federal Law Concerning Cannabis Products While Advising Clients on IP Matters

Weintraub attorney Josh Escovedo is presenting this webinar by Meritas.

With the legalization of cannabis in various states, but the continued classification of cannabis as a controlled substance under federal law, there are many pitfalls to beware of and benefits provided by federal law that business owners are unable to avail themselves of. Relevant here, business owners are mostly unable to avail themselves of the benefits provided by the USPTO,

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Webinar: Understanding & Navigating the Ever-Expanding Web of Leave Laws

Summary of Program

On September 17, 2020 Weintraub attorneys Lizbeth (Beth) V. West and Ryan Abernethy provided an overview of various leave laws.

Administering leaves of absence in California can be very challenging.   California has a paid sick leave law and numerous other leave laws, reasonable accommodation laws, and wage replacement laws that interact with one another.  To properly administer leaves, employers need to be aware of the various laws,

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Webinar: Overtime, Meal Periods, Wage Statements - Oh My! Non-Exempt Wage and Hour Compliance

On August 13, 2020 Weintraub attorneys Lukas Clary, Katie Collins and Zack Thompson discussed the nuts and bolts of wage and hour compliance for non-exempt employees in California.

Unfortunately, both single-plaintiff and class-action wage and hour lawsuits continue to plague California employers. Employers are often sued because of technical violations that occur simply because an employer is unaware of its legal obligations. 

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Webinar - Don't Get Nailed: Tips to Help Builders Avoid Lawsuits

On August 4, Weintraub Tobin lawyers Shauna Correia and Louis Gonzalez provided an overview of the most common types of lawsuits faced by builders and contractors – as well as possible new claims due to the COVID-19 health crisis – relating to employment, workplace safety, and construction contract disputes. This webinar was hosted by the North State Building Industry Association (BIA).

Please keep in mind that the COVID-19 pandemic is a fluid situation and information is constantly being updated.

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Webinar - Reasonably Approaching Reasonable Accommodations: Don't Make it Harder Than it Already Is

Most employers know that employees may need to be accommodated from time to time for various reasons under California and/or Federal law. It is important for employers to understand these laws and comply with how the courts and various federal and state regulatory agencies interpret them, 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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WEBINAR: Main Street Lending Program

What is the Main Street Lending program, and how is it different than the PPP and other business loans?

On June 30, 2020, Justin Borrowdale and Dan Franklin of River City Bank discussed the Main Street program – what businesses are eligible, unique program features, and documentation needed.

• Program Overview
• Borrower Eligibility
• Loan Terms and Documentation
• Borrower certifications,

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