California Employment Law Update: Dos And Don'ts For Multistate Employers
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Employers operating in California must comply with laws far more employee-friendly than those elsewhere. New regulations covering meal and rest breaks, same-sex marriage, harassment training, GINA, healthcare coverage, and other obligations demand versions of workplace policies and practices just for your Golden State operations.
And while most states simply follow the language found in major federal employment laws, California's legislature routinely passes its own version - with crucial differences that can trip up multistate employers if you aren't up to date on the requirements.
That's why it's absolutely crucial for employers doing business in California to take the necessary steps to stay in compliance.
Participate in this interactive webinar, and you'll learn:
- The major laws and regulations that have earned California the well-deserved reputation of being the most employee-friendly state in the nation
- Which employment policies and procedures to put in place to be in compliance with California's Fair Employment and Housing Act
- The fundamental differences between the California Family Rights Act and the federal Family and Medical Leave Act
- How to correctly calculate overtime wages under California law
- Best practices for hiring employees in California, including the questions you cannot ask regarding criminal history and restrictions state law places on your ability to conduct drug and alcohol testing
- Your obligations under recently enacted state pregnancy disability regulations
- Final paycheck requirements you must comply with under California's Labor Code
In just 90 minutes, you'll learn how to adjust your policies to meet tough new California employment law challenges. Register now risk free for this interactive webinar for multistate employers.
About your Speaker:
Attorney Christy D. Joseph is a practice group leader for Snell &Wilmer L.L.P.'s labor and employment law group. Her employment-related litigation experience includes representation of employers in federal and superior courts, as well as before administrative agencies in matters involving wrongful termination, discrimination claims, sexual harassment, ADA and medical condition claims, wage and hour claims including class actions, tortious interference, unfair competition, breach of fiduciary duty, and trade secrets. Ms. Joseph's practice further includes counseling employers not involved in litigation regarding contractual, statutory and legal rights, and employment obligation matters. Her experience involves developing and presenting training seminars for clients and business organizations.
Attorney Brian J. Mills is a partner with Snell &Wilmer L.L.P. His practice is concentrated in employment litigation and counseling. He provides clients with ongoing advice on a wide range of personnel matters including hiring and termination decisions, employment agreements, wage and hour issues, public works compliance, and employee medical leave. Mr. Mills conducts investigations into workplace disputes and violence. He works with clients to develop employee handbooks, severance agreements, employment contracts, offer letters, confidentiality agreements, and personnel policies that are tailored to meet the needs of the business.
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