Upcoming Seminars for Wineries

Three Weintraub attorneys will speak to wineries and winemakers about legal challenges for facility development, land management and business operations at two half-day seminars on Wednesday, November 9th and Thursday, November 17th.

The seminar for the Motherlode & Northern California Wineries and Vineyards will cover recent trends and topics relating to wineries and vineyards in the areas of water law, land use permitting, copyright and trademark.

Weintraub attorney Jim Clarke will speak on business transition planning for wineries.

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Upcoming Seminar: Disciplining and Terminating Employees: Methods to Reduce Liability

Summary of Program:

The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Genshlea Chediak is pleased to offer this very important training session that will discuss recent cases to help business owners, human resource professionals, and managers avoid liability and effectively carry out disciplines and terminations.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • An employer’s right to discipline employees; is it limited?
  • Effective policies,

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Join Weintraub attorney and SEAC Board Chair, Beth West, at the SEAC's full-day fall seminar

Download: SEAC October 2011 Seminar Brochure.pdf

Beth West, Board Chair of the Sacramento Employer’s Advisory Council, invites you to attend the SEAC’s all-day seminar, "From Twitter to Facebook: Avoiding The Risks of Today’s High-Tech Workplace," at the Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza on October 24th, 2011.

To sign up, click here.

Location:
Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza
300 J Street
Sacramento,

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Upcoming Seminar: Social Networking - Computers, the Internet and the Workplace

Summary of Program:

Social networking sites such as MySpace, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have become more and more popular over the last several years. Employees are communicating with one another (as well as current and potential customers) using these sites, posting their daily thoughts and activities and uploading photos. It is important for employers and HR professionals to understand both the employer’s and the employee’s rights and obligations when the use of these sites actually,

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Beth West to Present SEAC Teleseminar: "Mutual Wage Agreements"

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM FREE Lunchtime Teleconference

Location: Teleconference –

Dial 1-610-214-0100
Access Code: 341076#

Payment Details:
• Members: $0.00 in advance (By Sep 13) / $0.00 at the door

• Non-Members: $0.00 in advance (By Sep 13) / $0.00 at the door

The Topic:
Mutual Wage Agreements. Can You Contract Around Overtime Obligations?

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Upcoming Seminar: Wage and Hour Laws in Today's Tough Economy

Summary of Program:

In today’s tough economy, employers are struggling to keep up with the myriad of federal and state wage and hour laws while trying to keep their businesses operating. This seminar is designed to help employers and HR professionals gain a more thorough understanding of various wage and hour laws that often create liability when an employer gets them wrong.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  1. Discussion of the exemptions available in California and how to evaluate if your employees are exempt.

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Upcoming Seminar: 2011 Mid-Year Labor & Employment Law Update

Presented by Alden J. Parker and Jasmine L. Anderson

This program has been approved for 2.0 California recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through HRCI. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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Seminar: Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors

Summary of Program:

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 Genshlea Chediak 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;

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Upcoming Seminar: Effective Employment Policies

The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Genshlea Chediak is pleased to offer this very informative training session that will help business owners, human resource professionals, and managers with two of the most important defensive measures a company can have: (1) creating effective and compliant workplace policies; and (2) properly training supervisors in implementing them.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • Understanding what employment laws govern your workplace and complying with them when creating your policies.

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Upcoming Seminar: OSHA Compliance - Safety and Prevention of Workplace Violence

Download: Seminar Brochure – April 21, 2011.pdf

Summary of Program:

Federal and state OSHA laws protect California workers from unsafe working conditions. However, the federal and state statutes and regulations are complex and can be difficult to understand. Employers often fall short of complying with provisions of Cal/OSHA simply because they are unaware that the law applies to them, or they fail to understand some nuance or technicality contained in the regulations.

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