Berliner Cohen Seminar in Merced: What’s In Your Future? Employment Law 2014 and Beyond
FOR ALL EMPLOYERS AND HR PROFESSIONALS: Berliner Cohen is pleased to present this program with the Leavitt Group.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OUR COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR IN MERCED.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
560 W. 18th Street, Merced
8:00 a.m. – Registration and Full Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Program
California employers are in the midst of changes required by landmark decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court, health care reform legislation and increased regulatory activity in every aspect of the workplace from hiring to social media policies. Please join Berliner Cohen’s employment law attorneys and the Leavitt Group for a discussion of new statutory, regulatory and case law developments and the way your business will be affected in 2014 and beyond.
- Recent court decisions and the impact on employers
- Preview of anticipated legislative and regulatory changes
- Increased audits and enforcement of worker classification requirements (independent contractors, interns)
- Affordable Care Act – even though the federal government has delayed the employer mandate and accompanying insurer reporting requirements by one year, employers have added obligations for 2014.
Kevin Kelley, Berliner Cohen, Moderator
Kevin acts as tax counsel on complex business acquisitions and reorganizations for both local and international clients, and he represents clients in succession planning for family businesses, formation of all different types of closely held entities, 1031 exchanges, purchases and sales of real estate and business interests, and more traditional estate planning matters.
Roberta Hayashi, Berliner Cohen
Roberta 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
Tyler Shewey, Berliner Cohen
Tyler counsels individuals and business entities on a wide range of tax and business matters. Mr. Shewey’s tax practice includes both tax transactions and tax controversy before the Internal Revenue Service and Franchise Tax Board.
Robert Carrington, Vice President, Employee Benefits, Leavitt Group
Bob joined Leavitt Group in October 2000. His 22-year career has been in the field of employee benefits. Previously, he worked on the insurance carrier side of the business, managing the Northern California sales and service operations for Anthem Health. He was responsible for client relationships ranging from fully insured small groups to a $50 million self-funded union trust fund. His experience also includes managing the Bay Area operations for Fortis Benefits (now Assurant).
ABOUT BERLINER COHEN:
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 serves the business and regulatory needs of its clients in the San Jose, Merced and Modesto areas. 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.
ABOUT LEAVITT GROUP:
The Leavitt Group is a full-service, integrated business insurance agency providing risk management, property and casualty insurance, and employee benefits programs to clients.
1.5 hours of general CLE credit available.