Earn 7.25 Hours of MCLE Credit
In Two Locations!
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Southwestern Law School
3050 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Thank you to all who attended!
Thursday, February 21, 2019
The Orrick Building
405 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Given the voluminous number of employment laws that are applicable to California employers, representing clients or working as an employment practitioner can be extremely challenging. In this conference, management and employee-side attorneys will cover the fundamentals of a variety of employment laws, including: discrimination, harassment, leaves of absences, wage and hour as well as employment agreements and alternative ways of resolving employment disputes.
8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
California provides employees various protections in the workplace that as practitioners we need to understand to provide effective representation. This panel will cover the key state and federal employment laws that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, including how to prosecute and defend such cases and current trends.
Los Angeles Speakers:
San Francisco Speakers:
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
California’s leave laws are among the most difficult for employers to manage and comply with. In this program, panelists will discuss the Family Medical Leave Act, the California Family Rights Act, Pregnancy Disability Leave Law, New Parent Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and other leave laws that cover California employees. Special consideration will be given to the interplay of the various leave laws and potential pitfalls.
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
This panel will review the most common types of contracts, including General Releases, Severance Agreements, and Arbitration Agreements. It will provide you with a practical guide to structuring and drafting effective employment agreements, covering their major provisions, interrelationships, and traps to avoid.
12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Navigating the wide range of California’s complex wage and hour laws can be challenging. This panel will discuss the sources of wage and hour laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Labor Code, and IWC Wage Orders. Topics to be reviewed include rules regarding misclassification of employees, meal and rest periods, travel pay, final pay, failure to pay for off-the-clock work and pre and post shift activities, unlawful deductions, and common mistakes to avoid.
1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Arbitration and mediation are two Common ways of resolving employment disputes between employers and employees. This module will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of mediation and arbitration, effective mediation strategies, and how new lawyers and company executives can contribute to their clients’ mediation and arbitration success.
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
**Onsite registration fees are $275 for Section Members and $370 for Non-Section Members**
In order to pre-register, your form and check, payable to the California Lawyers Association, or credit card information, must be received 5 working days prior to the program.
California Lawyers Association
180 Howard Street, Suite 410
San Francisco, CA 94105
Cancellations and requests for refunds must be received in writing no later than 5 working days before the date of the conference and are subject to a $50 service charge. Refunds will not be available after that date.
For registration information call 415-795-7025. Telephone registrations will not be accepted. For program content and/or Section information call 415-795-7107.
For special assistance, please call 415-795-7107.
On-site registration will be on a space available basis. Call to confirm space availability.
The California Lawyers Association and Labor & Employment Law Section are approved State Bar of California MCLE providers.