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2011 California Employer Update – A Seminar for all HR Professionals – Merced

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Berliner Cohen Employment Law 2011 Breakfast Seminar Series
2011 California Employer Update
Mark your calendar and register today – space is limited!

CLICK HERE to register for the January 27, 2011 Seminar.

Thursday, January 27, 2011
Branding Iron Restaurant
640 West 16th Street
Merced, CA

8:00 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Program

Roberta Hayashi and Kara Arguello, attorneys in Berliner Cohen’s employment law practice, provide an overview of developments in federal and state case law and legislation, which will affect California employers in 2011 and beyond.

Topics include:

  • The expanded definition of “employer” under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • New case law expanding the scope of wage obligations
  • Increasing court disapproval of non-compete agreements
  • Impact of extended unemployment benefits and the “make work pay” tax credit
  • A look ahead at pending cases on meal and rest breaks, the Proposition 8 appeal, and health care reform

Berliner Cohen’s experienced employment law attorneys advise and represent employers and managers on a full range of legal issues affecting the workplace, including harassment and discrimination, unfair competition and trade secrets, wrongful discharge, wage and hour issues, and labor disputes.  Berliner Cohen is one of the largest law firms in San Jose and Merced serving the business and regulatory needs of private business and public agencies.  For almost 40 years, the Firm has developed the special expertise required by a diverse client base consisting of some of Silicon Valley’s largest corporations, new ventures, leading real estate developers, cutting-edge software manufacturers, healthcare providers, mortgage banking companies, municipalities and public agencies.

Roberta S. Hayashi has over twenty-five years experience representing Silicon Valley employers in employment and business litigation.  She has trial experience in wrongful termination, discrimination, and misappropriation of trade secrets and proprietary information actions in both state and federal court.

Lisa L. Gorecki focuses on employment issues and disputes and is based in Berliner Cohen’s Merced office.  She previously served as a law clerk for the Firm’s Corporate & Tax Group.

COST: Complimentary (includes continental breakfast)

REGISTRATION: Requested by noon, Tuesday, January 25, 2011

CERTIFICATION: 2 hours of general CLE credit available.

2011 California Employer Update Presentation  – click here.