Paul, Plevin's Annual Employment Law Seminar
Friday, November 02, 2018Estancia La Jolla
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
Are you up to date on California Workplace Law?
Paul, Plevin's 21st Annual Workplace Law Update will recap the past year's key employment developments and navigate the recent court cases, legislation, and agency actions by providing clear explanations and practical pointers.
This year's topics include:
- Harassment & Discrimination Developments Following #MeToo: Exploring key case and legislative developments, and new considerations in addressing workplace harassment and discrimination.
- Wage & Hour Compliance in 2019: Examining recent legislation imposing new employer obligations for 2019, and analyzing key court and agency decisions requiring new steps to comply with wage and hour laws including decisions on rest periods, time rounding, and calculation of overtime.
- The Effect of Trump’s NLRB On Traditional Labor: Reviewing how far the labor law pendulum has swung under the new Republican majority NLRB and analyzing the Board’s most important recent rulings, including Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors and The Boeing Company. Learning how public sector employers are navigating the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus and California’s legislative response (SB 866) in regard to public employee union dues.
- Handling Employee Complaints When Every Complaint Is Protected: Addressing new developments in the law of retaliation and whistleblowers, and identifying strategies for handling employee complaints.
- Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements: In light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems upholding class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements, should your company implement an arbitration agreement to head off a wage and hour class action? What are the pros and cons?
- New Limits on the Use of Independent Contractors: Examining the new standards requiring most workers to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors after the California Supreme Court’s landmark Dynamex decision.
- New Legislation: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: A comprehensive update on new employment legislation enacted over the last year, including a discussion about suggested employer best practices and next steps for evaluating compliance.
- Rich Paul’s Legendary Crystal Ball: Rich Paul predicts upcoming workplace topics for 2019 and beyond.
Workplace Law 2019
Registration/Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Parking, program materials download and continental breakfast are included.
3.75 hours MCLE credit approved. HRCI credit available.
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Immediately following the annual employment law update we offer optional afternoon sessions, providing an in-depth analysis on these important issues. These sessions run concurrently. Choose one:
She Works Hard for the Money (So You Better Treat Her Right): Gender Equity and Your Workplace in the #MeToo Era
Join us for a thought-provoking discussion about the impact of gender issues in the modern workplace. We will discuss the recent uptick in gender based legal claims, the implications of the “Me Too” era, and the increased attention on the issue of pay equity. Attendees will come away with an in-depth understanding of how to identify and analyze gender pay disparities, and protect your company by appropriately responding to allegations of sexual misconduct or harassment.
Accommodating The Unfamiliar and Misunderstood
Through the use of real-life case studies, attendees will learn employer obligations to accommodate employees with mental health disabilities, including ways employers might recognize an employee’s need for an accommodation, when and how to properly engage in the interactive process, and how to select appropriate accommodations.
Afternoon Breakout Session Information
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Seminar: 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Parking, program materials download and lunch are included.
1.25 hours MCLE credit approved. HRCI credit available.