California Employment Law Updates for 2018

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
60 minutes
Product Description

Comply with New Minimum Wage Ordinances, and Other Legislation That May Affect Your Business

Too many employers bury their head in the sand when it comes to implementation of new labor and employment laws. In this session, employment law specialist, Jennifer Raphael Komsky, Esq. will provide employers with the tools they need to ensure compliance with the ever-changing landscape of employment laws. The session will include guidance on whether certain regulations apply to your business and different ways of implementing changes to provide the least possible disruption to your business.

This session will benefit any business owner, human resources professional or any other individual charged with ensuring compliance with California labor and employment laws. Jennifer will provide reference documents and sample policies for newly enacted legislation affecting California employers. With this session, you will be able to ensure compliance with the myriad of newly enacted legislation impacting California employers.

Session Objectives

  • Learn how to comply with the new Parent Leave Act
  • Ensure compliance with new minimum wage ordinances that may affect your business
  • Learn the best methods for compliance with minimum salary requirements for non-exempt employees
  • Confirm that your current PTO or sick leave policy conforms to the state and local mandates
  • Acquire knowledge about the Fair Pay Act, prior salary history and how it may impact hiring and employee compensation
  • Learn what background information may lawfully be collected about candidates for employment including prior arrests and convictions

Session Highlights

This session will cover:

  • The new Parent Leave Act
  • Changes in the minimum salary required for exempt employees
  • Minimum wage
  • Mandatory Paid Sick Leave and different ways to manage it
  • Additional obligations covering an employer’s affirmative duty to prevent and correct discriminatory, harassing and retaliatory conduct
  • The Fair Pay Act and use of salary history in hiring
  • Compliance with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing guidelines concerning transgender employees
  • Expanded Labor Commissioner authority

Who Should Attend

  • CEOs
  • Senior vice presidents
  • Vice presidents
  • Executive directors
  • Managing directors
  • Regional vice presidents
  • Area supervisors
  • Managers
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About Our Speaker

Jennifer Raphael Komsky | Employment Law Speaker

Jennifer Raphael Komsky earned her B.S. in 1994 from the University of California, Santa Barbara and earned her J.D. degree in 1997 at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  She was admitted to the State Bar in 1997. Current memberships include the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Prior to specializing in employment law, Jennifer practiced in the areas...   More Info
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