What's Next For California Employers? - The 2013/2014 Employment Law Update

Sponsored by:
The San Fernando Valley Employer Advisory Council

Date:
Thursday, November 7, 2013

Time:
7:15 to 11:45 a.m. (Half-Day Seminar)
7:15 AM Registration and networking breakfast
8-11:45 AM Program and Q&A

Cost:
$75 members/$85 non-members/$95 walk-in
Register in advance by October 31

Location:
Airtel Plaza Hotel
7277 Valjean Avenue

Van Nuys, CA 91406

Presenter: Karen L. Gabler

Registration Information

Register at www.sfveac.org (go to "events")
Register by telephone at 818-661-1848
(LightGabler cannot take reservations)

Seminar Description

DO YOU KNOW WHAT'S ON THE HORIZON FOR THE 2014 WORKPLACE?

Each year, the California courts and legislature are busy altering the landscape of California employment laws, and usually to the employer's detriment. To avoid costly litigation, employers must stay abreast of annual changes impacting the workplace. Join us for this informative half-day seminar to hear about the new laws for 2014, as well as cases and opinions from 2013, that will alter your policies and practices going forward. A handout with over 100 new laws and tips will be provided.

Topics covered will include:

  • New 2013 disability regulations
  • New 2013 pregnancy regulations
  • The "mixed-motive" defense for discrimination cases
  • The employer's new liability for its employees' alcohol consumption at the holiday party
  • New leave laws for emergency rescue personnel
  • Amendments to the FEHA definition of unlawful harassment regarding sexual motivation
  • New I-9 form
  • New FMLA posting requirements
  • Changes to California's laws on restraining orders
  • New amendments to Labor Code section 218.5 regarding employers' recover of attorneys' fees and costs in a lawsuit
  • Numerous additional case laws and legislative updates to protect your business

Space is limited….register early!