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2016 California Law Update Session – Merced

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Berliner Cohen LLP invites you to a complimentary seminar.

Employment law is constantly changing and having partners that can help you navigate the changing laws is imperative to the success of your business. Berliner Cohen LLP and EPIC Brokers are experienced advisers and are excited to review the recent employment-related legislation, significant court decisions, and changes to the Affordable Care Act with you. We will be discussing a range of topics including:

  • The new California Fair Pay Act
  • Recent developments relating to social media policies in the work place
  • The permissible scope of arbitration clauses and class action waivers
  • An employer’s new right to cure pay stub defects prior to being sued


Thursday, January 21, 2016

8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Merced Country Golf Course
6333 N. Golf Road, Merced, CA
8:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast
8:30 to 10:00 a.m. – Program


Berliner Cohen, LLP: Christine H. Long, Susan E. Bishop, Eileen P. Kennedy, Jennifer Y. Leung, Kim G. Flores, and Stacey A. Zartler
Berliner Cohen’s Employment Law Department has vast experience before California State and Federal courts, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Labor Commissioner, and the EEOC on matters relating to employment including compensation issues, mandatory leaves of absence, reasonable accommodations, and reductions-in-force for individuals, companies and local government. They have successfully defended employers facing class actions as well as single plaintiff claims.

Robert Carrington, EPIC Brokers
Mr. Carrington, Vice President, Employee Benefits, EPIC (formerly Leavitt Group/Jenkins), creates for employers an integrated strategy of accountable health plan funding, population health management and intelligent plan design to maximize the performance of employer-sponsored benefit programs.  With thirty years in the employee benefits sector, he consults with employers on benefit plans and has managed Northern California operations for several group insurance companies. EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm.

Space is limited.

CLE & HRCI Credit Available
This program has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.