September 17 2019
Weintraub attorneys Carlena Tapella, Kelly Dankbar, and Leslie Kolafa will be speaking on the topic of “Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees” at the 2019 Probate Litigation Boot Camp sponsored by the Sacramento County Bar Association.
Event: 2019 Probate Litigation Boot Camp
When: Tuesday, September 17, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Sacramento County Bar Association, 425 University Avenue, Suite 120, Sacramento,
August 15 2019
Join Weintraub Tobin on Thursday, August 15, 2019, as it hosts the Sacramento Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) for an important training and development session on The Do’s and Don’ts of an Effective Workplace Investigation. The training will be conducted by Weintraub Tobin attorney-investigators Lizbeth “Beth” West and Meagan Bainbridge. The training is open to all financial executives whether or not they are members of FEI.
August 23 2019
On Friday, August 23, Weintraub attorneys Josh Escovedo and Justin Borrowdale will speak at a National Business Institute (NBI) seminar titled Identify Concealed Risk and Strategically Negotiate Liability.
NBI Program Description
Go beyond the “nuts and bolts” and explore business contracts at an advanced level. Our skilled attorney faculty will demonstrate how to take vital contract language, terms, conditions and clauses,
July 26 2019
Weintraub Shareholder and chair of Labor and Employment Group, Lizbeth (Beth) V. West, will be speaking at an upcoming Bridgeport Continuing Education event.
Summary of Program
California Employers and Litigators have wrestled for years over how to classify independent contractors and employees and which employees are exempt. In Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, the California Supreme Court has provided guidance in regards to independent contractor/employee classification with the adoption of the ABC test for determining how to classify an employee or independent contractor.
July 18 2019
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;
June 13 2019
Summary of Program
Administering leaves of absence and disability accommodations in California can be very challenging. California has a paid sick leave law and numerous other leave laws and wage replacement benefits that interact with one another. To properly administer leaves and accommodate employees, employers need to understand the various types of leave/accommodations available, who is eligible under what circumstances, how to interact with an employee on a leave, and what obligations an employer has when leave is exhausted.
May 9 2019
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 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”
April 13 2019
In January of 2017, the Weintraub Tobin and Park Terrace Swim and Tennis communities lost a cherished member, Jimmy Kvarme, to cancer. Jimmy grew up swimming and playing tennis at Park Terrace, and now Park Terrace dedicates its annual tennis tournament to Jimmy’s memory and to raise money to support the V Foundation for Cancer Research, the Montana Academy Foundation, and local high school tennis teams.
April 18 2019
Join attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Workplace Investigations Unit (Lizbeth [“Beth”] West and Meagan Bainbridge) for a hands-on training where they will discuss the fundamentals of an effective workplace investigation. Examples of topics to be discussed include:
- The duty to investigate
- Selecting the right investigator
- The importance of clear investigative scope
- Conducting effective witness interviews
- Synthesizing facts and assessing credibility
- Recognizing and eliminating biases and moral judgments
- The components of a meaningful investigation report
Who should attend:
- In-house HR Professionals
- In-house EEO Officers
- Licensed Private Investigators
March 14 2019
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.