“ZOOM-ing” Into 2021: The 2021 Employment Law Update

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

ZOOM Webinar (login instructions will be provided upon registration and again via email the day prior to the event)

Cost: No charge to attend; RSVP is required. Attendance is limited to no more than two logins per company.

Presenter: Jonathan Fraser Light

Registration Information

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Are you ready for 2021?

It’s that time again -- Happy New Year! Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing social and political discord, California courts and our legislative representatives still found time to create new hurdles for employers in 2021. 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 2021! Topics to be discussed will include (among many others):

  • Amendments to the FEHA's protected categories and required policy updates for all employers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 OSHA notice and Workers’ Compensation requirements
  • Board of director expansions based on gender and underrepresented communities
  • Amendments to AB 5, Dynamex and the use of independent contractors in the workplace
  • January 1, 2021 deadline for sexual harassment prevention training for employers
  • Paid Family Leave expansions
  • California Family Rights Act expansion to employers with five or more employees
  • The CalSavers Program is here – are you ready?
  • DLSE statute of limitations expansion on retaliation claims, and recovery of attorneys' fees for whistleblowers
  • Significant local and state minimum wage changes
  • Expanded penalties for failure to pay wages
  • EDD expedited Work Share program
  • Individual liability for wage and hour violations
  • Leave law updates for crime victims
  • CCPA extension for employment files and required CCPA notices
  • Is Human Resources now a mandated CANRA reporter?
  • Pay for “Computer Software Engineers” and “Physicians and Surgeons” on the rise
  • CA "Component 2" wage reporting requirements
  • Overtime changes for agricultural workers
  • Arbitration do's and don'ts and the U.S. Supreme Court’s view on class waivers (AB 51 update)
  • Rest and meal break relief for certain industries
  • More changes to PAGA (the "Sue Your Boss" law)
  • Non-discretionary bonuses affect more than overtime…
  • New cases on commute time
  • Limitations on the ministerial exemption
  • Applying CA's wage and hour laws to out-of-state employees
  • Required handbook updates for 2021
  • Many, many more….

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