PIHRA® 2013 Annual Mid-Year Legal Update
PIHRA presents the annual half-day program series focused on current employment and labor laws affecting human resource professionals, managers and business owners. The program is presented at three locations to better serve our members.
Each session will provide HRCI recertification credits (pending 3.0 General & California credits) as well as 3 hours of MCLE.
Sessions & Descriptions
New Laws for 2014: Just When You Thought it was Safe to Get Back in the Water
Kelly O. Scott, Esq., Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP
Change is good… unless you are an employer in the State of California. Over the last year the legislature and the courts have been busy changing the landscape in which California employers do business and, contrary to what your mother may have told you, what you don’t know CAN hurt you! We will review the most important developments that will have an immediate impact on the way you do business. Don’t miss this opportunity to stay on top of the issues… before the sharks come after you!
- Maximizing HR's contribution to its organization
- Being prepared for the current and future legal landscape
- Assisting management in training and adapting to new laws
Leave Nothing to Chance: Understanding California’s Mandatory Leaves of Absence
Nicole Kamm, Esq. & Sue Bendavid, Esq., Lewitt Hackman Shapiro Marshall
New pregnancy disability leave (PDL) and disability discrimination regulations took effect on December 30, 2012. The regulations made significant changes to California law and clarified and, in some instances, expanded the protections afforded to employees. Beyond PDL and disability discrimination regulations, California has more mandatory leaves of absence than any other state. This seminar will review the many leaves of absence available to employees and the responsibilities and obligations of employers of all sizes.
- Which leaves must be provided to employees?
- Eligibility standards and documentation requirements.
- Interplay between the various leaves.
The Start of a Beautiful Relationship? Hiring in California
Holly R. Lake, Esq., Miller Law Group
Hiring employees in California without running into legal problems is getting more complex all the time, with new legislation impacting your hiring practices, the DFEH and EEOC weighing in on what you can and can\'t consider when selecting candidates, continuing confusion over the legal limits on conducting pre-hire background checks, strict new social media privacy laws, detailed commission agreement requirements, new hire wage disclosures, and more. In this presentation, we will take an in-depth look at current topics in hiring, where we will explore recent California and federal case law and other developments and discuss practical strategies and best practices to protect your company from litigation in connection with hiring employees.
- Learn the legal risks of hiring in California
- Learn new laws regulating hiring in California
- Learn best practices to avoid litigation over hiring in California
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