New Heartburn-Inducing Employment Laws and Other Hot Topics

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

No charge to attend, but a RSVP is required (includes continental breakfast)

Mulligan's Cafe & Bar
(Santa Barbara Golf Course)
3500 McCaw Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA

Presenter: Jonathan Fraser Light

Registration Information

There is no cost to attend, but reservations are required.

To register, call 805.248.7098 or send an email to .


Jon Light will present an informative seminar to update employers on the anticipated new laws effective in 2016 as well as providing key tips arising out of cases and administrative rulings decided in 2015 that may impact your workplace policies and practices in the new year.

Topics covered will include the following:

  • AB 304: the "fix it" sick leave bill issued after the July 1 sick leave deadline
  • PAGA -- Employers given a limited right to cure certain pay stub deficiencies
  • Expansion of the gender wage equality rules
  • Whistleblower protections extended to family members
  • School activity leave revisions for enrolling in child care
  • Accommodation requests as protected speech
  • Status quo restored for health care meal period waivers
  • Piece rate compensation for rest, recovery and nonproductive time
  • New requirements for exempt classifications
  • Arbitration agreements and class actions
  • Other new legislation for 2016
  • Over 130 new laws, cases and administrative opinions!

Jon Light has over 30 years of experience in the field of employment law, is AV-rated by Martingale-Hubbell, and has been named multiple times as one of Southern California's "Super Lawyers" by Los Angeles Magazine. A founding partner at LightGabler, Jon consults with over 700 companies throughout California on their day-to-day employment law needs. His clients include publicly traded international corporations and companies in such diverse industries as computers, telecommunications, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, insurance, retail, restaurants and medicine.

To enable us to plan for your attendance, please rsvp at least 24 hours in advance. If you reserve a spot and then later find that you are unable to attend, please inform us in advance so that we may offer your seat to someone else.