Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Human Resource Law: What You Need To Know Now

Program Description

Weintraub attorney Charles L. Post will speak on the following topics:

  • "Is Your Employee Handbook Up to Date? Essential Components and Sample Policies for Today’s Workplace"
  • Wage and Benefit Issues

Stay up to date on the latest legislative changes and court decisions impacting your human resource practices! This essential course focuses on day-to-day issue spotting – covering current hot button issues and highlighting practical pointers to avoid and handle common problem areas.

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Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Healthcare Reform, The Law & Wellness: It's Still Crunch Time

Labor & Employment attorney Beth West will speak at this SACTO workshop, which will equip you with the resources, tools, and knowledge you need to get your business ready for a healthier, more productive, and compliant workplace. Learn more about the recent changes and new timeline for Healthcare Reform as well as successful wellness programs that have been implemented across companies of all sizes in the Sacramento Region.

Be Smart,

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Upcoming Seminar: Overtime or No Overtime: How to Properly Analyze the Exempt Status of Employees

Download: Flyer – Overtime or No Overtime How to Properly Analyze (1656900).pdf

Summary of Program
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, highlight the importance of correctly classifying employees as exempt or non-exempt. 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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Upcoming Seminar: The Intricacies of Wage and Hour Laws for Non-Exempt Employees

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. Come join the Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin as they discuss the “Ins and Outs” of wage and hour compliance for “nonexempt” employees – there’s more to it than merely paying overtime and providing meal periods.

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SAPCC Executive Series IV: 12 Most Common Mistakes Small Employers Will Make

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The Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce and Weintraub Tobin will host “Executive Series IV: 12 Most Common Mistakes Small Employers Make” on Wednesday, August 7th.

Labor and employment attorney Duyen T. Nguyen will explain how you can prevent against these common business mistakes:

1. Misclassification of Employees (exempt v. non-exempt)
2. Regular Rate
3. Vacation Policies

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Weintraub Tobin Sponsors Sacramento Employer Advisory Council

Weintraub Tobin is a proud sponsor of the Sacramento Employer Advisory Council (SEAC), a nonprofit organization that helps educate employers about relevant employment issues and related legal concerns.

SEAC partners with the Employee Development Department (EDD) to increase cooperation and communication between EDD and the private sector. SEAC also assists employers in their efforts to give back to their communities by advocating local workforce development efforts and supporting veterans’ and other employment and educationally-focused not-for-profit groups.

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Summer Seminar Series for Restaurants

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Leavitt Group and Weintraub Tobin will host a “Summer Seminar Series for Restaurants” where we will examine the issues facing employers in the restaurant industry, health care reform and group captive alternatives.

Whether it’s employer mandates, wage and hour class litigation or administrative actions, restaurant management has been hungry to learn more about issues that affect their business and their bottom line. This series will explore all of this and more.

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Upcoming CEAC Seminar: Labor Law, Hiring and Firing, and Conflict Management

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The Yuba Sutter Colusa Employer Advisory Council in partnership with the Employment Development Department will present the seminar, "Labor Law, Hiring and Firing, and Conflict Management," on Friday, June 21st from 8 a.m. to noon at Peachtree Golf & Country Club in Marysville, California.

Weintraub Tobin attorney Beth West will be the guest speaker at this seminar.

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News Release: Oakland Charter School Wins Reprieve to Remain Open



Leslie DuFresne
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Oakland, Calif. — Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation, a business law and business litigation firm, is assisting with the representation of American Indian Model Schools (AIMS), which operates three high-performing, nationally-recognized schools in Oakland, in a lawsuit against the Oakland Unified School District regarding the District’s decision to close the three charter schools.

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