Legal Update 2018
Thursday. February 8, 2018
Registration/Networking 9:00 - 9:30am
Program Time 9:30am - 3:30pm
Qualifies for 5 CA / General HRCI Recertification Credits (pending approval) / 5 SHRM PDCs
Price: Member $99 / General $125
On January 1, 2018, several new employment laws will go into effect that directly impact California employers’ compliance requirements. Salary history inquiries, statewide “Ban-the-Box,” increased minimum wage and exempt salary threshold requirements, and new parent leave are a few of the new laws HR must now keep on top of! Moreover, during 2017, new regulations were issued about harassment training, transgender identity and expression, background checks and more. If that’s not enough on your plate, our state courts were busy over the past year issuing several new California case law opinions that dramatically change how employers’ address various employment law issues and employers’ policies.
You will learn:
Ø All about the new state legislation, applicable new federal requirements, new state employment regulations, and select California case law affecting California employers.
Ø The new “do’s and don’ts” associated with these new laws.
Ø Which policies and forms need to be revised now to be in compliance.
Ø How to train management employees about the laws
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
> Marc Jacuzzi
Mr. Jacuzzi has broad experience in employment law matters. For the past 22 years, he has represented employers as defendants in civil rights actions (including claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), and other state discrimination statutes), trade secret misappropriation claims, wage claims, wrongful termination claims; unfair business practices claims (Section 17200), non-competition claims (Section 16600), Labor Code Section 132a and 4553 (serious and willful misconduct) claims, contract disputes and various tort claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), various other state agencies and in various State and Federal Courts.
Mr. Jacuzzi's practice also involves employment law counseling. He regularly advises clients regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship including hiring and termination issues, wage and hour requirements, employee classification issues, civil rights/discrimination issues, commission plans, employment contracts, employee handbooks and policies, confidential information agreements, reductions in force, leaves of absence issues, employment audits, M&A employment issues, and violence in the workplace issues. Mr. Jacuzzi regularly conducts in-house training programs on a number of employment law topics.
> Nancy McCoy
Ms. McCoy is an experienced litigator and counselor who has been advising and representing employers for over fifteen years. Her practice is dedicated to working with California employers of all sizes, from small “mom and pop” shops, nonprofits and medium sized businesses, to nationwide corporations and franchisees, across a broad spectrum of industries.
Ms. McCoy has comprehensive experience handling employment law matters before all State and Federal courts, as well as before various State, Federal and local agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Department of Labor (DOL), the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) and the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB), among others. Ms. McCoy has extensive expertise in the areas of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; wrongful termination; management of employees with disabilities, on protected leaves of absence, and requesting reasonable accommodation; wage and hour compliance; drug testing and substance abuse management; privacy; hiring practices, including background checks; employment contracts; terminations and reductions in force; workplace safety and violence prevention; workplace investigations; whistle-blowing; trade secrets and unfair business practices.
In addition to aggressively litigating and defending her clients, Ms. McCoy also routinely provides her clients with day-to-day advice and counsel designed to help them prevent employment problems from occurring in the first place, and to help minimize risks occurring throughout the employment life cycle, from hire to termination. Ms. McCoy regularly provides her clients with employee handbook development, policy and procedure review and guidance. Ms. McCoy prides herself on providing employers with cost-effective, practical solutions for solving their workforce problems and challenges.