HOT TOPICS IN EMPLOYMENT LAW: Addressing the Top Employer Mistakes That Create Liability in the Workplace

Date:
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Time:
7:30 am - 11:30 am (half-day program; breakfast will be served)

Cost:
PIHRA member walk-in $45; Guest/non-member walk-in $50; PIHRA member-in-transition $25; PIHRA student member walk-in $20

Location:
Woodland Hills Country Club
21150 Dumetz Road
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Presenter: Karen L. Gabler

PIHRA Woodland Hills: Registration Information

PIHRA member walk-in $45; Guest/non-member walk-in $50; PIHRA member-in-transition $25; PIHRA student member walk-in $20 REGISTRATION: Online registration is closed; onsite registration for walk-ins still available. Contact the PIHRA Woodland Hills Programs Chair at woodlandhills@pihra.org to RSVP, or for questions about the program. (Note: As this is a PIHRA-sponsored program, LightGabler cannot take your registration.)

Addressing the Top Employer Mistakes That Create Liability in the Workplace

To protect the workplace from costly employment disputes and administrative audits, California employers, managers and human resource professionals must stay abreast of the ever-changing landscape of employment laws in our state, as well as a variety of California cities. This program is designed to review some of the most common employment law issues leading to liability for e employers, and to give employers the tools to avoid potential employee claims.

In this informative seminar, employment law attorney Karen L. Gabler of LightGabler will discuss a variety of topics, including the following:

  • Hot off the presses: the new Dynamex case on classification of employees and independent contractors
  • California's newest parental leave of absence
  • What can you ask an applicant today?
  • Recreational use of marijuana
  • Why you should still be enforcing meal periods
  • The most common reporting time error
  • The impact of technology on today's employee
  • Paying employees for call-ins
  • PAGA v. class actions
  • Updating your employee evaluations
  • Disability forms (and why they might create liability for the employer!)
  • Insurance issues while on leave
  • Discretionary and non-discretionary bonuses
  • The CA Supreme Court's latest ruling on blended rates
  • Final paycheck errors
  • How to handle the employee who submits continued doctor's notes
  • The employee who uses excessive sick leave
  • Tendering claims to your EPLI carrier
  • Joint employment issues
  • The most common errors in commission plans
  • And much more!