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2012 California Employer Update Seminar – Register for January Seminar-San Jose

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2012 California Employer Update Presentation – click here.

DATE & LOCATION:
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The Capital Club
The Knight Ridder Building
50 West San Fernando
San Jose, CA
(Discounted validated parking available)

TIME:
8:00 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Program

PROGRAM:
With the new year comes significant changes in California and Federal employment laws affecting the way companies will do business in 2012 and beyond.  Berliner Cohen’s employment law attorneys will discuss recent legislation and case law and what those developments mean to employers.

Topics include:

  • New cases and legislation impacting employer obligations to disabled workers
  • Expanded liability for discrimination, harassment and retaliation
  • New limitations on the use of credit reports in pre-employment screenings
  • Additional penalties and liability for misclassification of workers
  • The latest legal developments regarding  meal and rest breaks, reporting time and other wage and hour issues

PRESENTERS:
Roberta S. Hayashi has over twenty-five years of 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.

Kara L. Arguello represents employers in state and federal litigation cases regarding wrongful termination, unfair competition, trade secrets, harassment, retaliation and discrimination, and provides advice on employee classification, leaves of absence, wage and hour law, and reductions in force.

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 over 45 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.

COST:
Complimentary (includes continental breakfast)

REGISTRATION: 
RSVP requested by Monday, January 16.

CERTIFICATION: 
1 hour of general CLE credit available.

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