THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN'...The 2020 Employment Law Update

Sponsored by:
The Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council

Date:
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Time:
Half-Day Program (exact times TBA)

Location:
Courtyard Marriott
600 East Esplanade Drive
Oxnard, CA

Presenters:
Jonathan Fraser Light

Pricing & Registration Information Coming Soon

Are you ready for 2020?

It’s that time again! California courts and our legislative representatives have new fun in store for employers in 2020. To fully protect the workplace from costly employment disputes and government audits, California employers, managers and human resource professionals must stay abreast of the ever-changing landscape of employment laws in our state and cities, as well as the cases decided by California and federal courts throughout the year.

Join us at one of our programs to prepare for 2020! Topics to be discussed will include (among many others):

  • FEHA statute of limitations expanded
  • California bans arbitration of FEHA and Labor Code claims; is it legal?
  • Deciphering AB 5, Dynamex and the use of independent contractors in the workplace
  • Extended deadline for sexual harassment prevention training for employers with five or more employees
  • Paid Family Leave expansions (more on the horizon!)
  • Amendments to the FEHA's protected categories and required policy updates for all employers
  • New lactation accommodation requirements
  • CalSavers Program is here – are you ready? Is it legal?
  • Significant local and state minimum wage changes
  • Expanded penalties for failure to pay wages
  • Individual liability for wage and hour violations
  • Organ donation changes
  • Voting law updates
  • Updates to the OSHA injury reporting requirement
  • CROWN Act explained
  • Expanded definition of “Registered Domestic Partnerships”
  • Changes to key forms and new hire documents
  • Pay for “Computer Software” and “Physicians and Surgeons” on the rise
  • EEO-1 Component 2 reporting requirements
  • Overtime changes for agricultural workers
  • Update on DFEH anti-harassment programs, postings, trainings and sample materials
  • Arbitration do's and don'ts and the U.S. Supreme Court’s view on class waivers
  • Rest and meal break relief for certain industries
  • More changes to PAGA (the "sue your boss" law)
  • Expanded interpretation of what constitutes “reporting for work”
  • Non-discretionary bonuses don’t just affect overtime….
  • New cases on commute time and the use of company vehicles
  • Clarifications regarding the ministerial exemption
  • New issues on the importance of carefully-drafted arbitration agreements
  • Required handbook updates for 2020
  • Many, many more….

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