2017 California Law Update Session – East Bay
NEW YEAR, NEW CHALLENGES: JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE!
BERLINER COHEN LLP INVITES YOU TO A COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR
2017 ushers in a host of new federal, California and local employment laws and new federal and state cases ranging from new fair pay and wage requirements to new regulation and rules on workplace accommodations to rest room access. Join Berliner Cohen LLP and EPIC Brokers (San Jose and East Bay sessions) as we review the challenges and practical tips of complying with California’s latest laws. We will review the recent employment-related legislation, significant court decisions, and changes to the Affordable Care Act, while discussing a range of topics, including:
- State and local minimum wage changes
- Update on the US Department of Labor’s minimum salary for exemptions
- New overtime for agricultural industry
- Expanded equal pay protection
- Expanded definition of “joint employer”
- New requirements on wage pay practices
- New requirements related to the prevention of discrimination
- Impact of legalization of marijuana on the workplace
- Employment case law trends to watch
REGISTER EARLY – SEATING LIMITED!
HR professionals, business owners and managers attend this complementary annual seminar on 2017’s new laws and regulations and most recent state and federal court employment cases, new laws and regulatory changes. Attendees will learn practical tips for complying with the most recent laws and regulations in a conversational, interactive session and will receive a detailed written summary of the new laws and trends.
DATE & LOCATION:
Thursday, January 19, 2017
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Diablo Country Club, 1700 Club House Rd, Diablo, CA
9:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast
9:30 to 11:00 a.m. – Program
Berliner Cohen, LLP: Christine H. Long, Susan E. Bishop, Eileen P. Kennedy, and Kim G. Flores
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.
Carl Pilger, EPIC’s Director of Employee Benefits Compliance
Carlton Pilger, EPIC’s Director of Employee Benefits Compliance, is an ERISA attorney who has advised and represented businesses for more than 20 years. Pilger graduated from Northwestern University School of Law after which he practiced at three prominent Atlanta law firms. He has focused exclusively on ERISA compliance, including representing his clients in DOL and IRS audits. Most recently Carl served as VP, Legal Counsel at a national insurance brokerage firm for which he spearheaded ERISA and ACA compliance initiatives. He is a subjectmatter expert in the ACA, having traveled the country speaking to numerous industry groups regarding the law’s complexities.
Space is limited.
CLE, HRCI and SHRM 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.
This seminar offers guidance only and does not serve as or replace legal advice.