The courts and legislature had a robust year in 2017, resulting in a host of new federal, California and local employment laws as well as new federal and state cases covering fair pay and wage requirements, commission pay plans, and rules on workplace accommodations to rest room access, among other new laws. Join Berliner Cohen LLP and EPIC Brokers (San Jose, Santa Cruz 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:
- New Rules for On-Boarding Employees
- Changes to Commission and Incentive Pay Plans in California
- Sexual Harassment: Do's and Don'ts
- Recent Case Developments Affecting the Areas of Pay, Working Conditions and Harassment
- Changes to Leave of Absence Laws
- City and State Legal Updates
DATES AND LOCATIONS
|MERCED||MODESTO||SAN JOSE||SANTA CRUZ||EAST BAY|
8 AM to 10 AM
| January 17|
12 PM to 2 PM
8 AM to 10 AM
12 PM to 2 PM
9 AM to 11 AM
|Merced Golf & Country Club|
6333 N. Golf Road Merced, CA
1150 9th Street
2151 Laurelwood Rd
1 Chaminade Ln
|Diablo Country Club|
1700 Club House Road
Reservations Required: Space is limited.
Berliner Cohen, LLP: Christine H. Long, Susan E. Bishop, Eileen P. Kennedy, Kim G. Flores and Ghazaleh Modarresi
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
Carl Pilger, EPIC’s Director of Employee Benefits Compliance, is an ERISA attorney who has advised and represented businesses for more than 20 years. Carl 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 subject matter expert in the ACA, having traveled the country speaking to numerous industry groups regarding the law’s complexities.
CLE, HRCI and SHRM Credit Available
This program has been submitted 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.