Managing Your Workforce In 2018: Leave & Harassment - HR Business Leader Regional Meeting (East Bay)
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To guide employers through upcoming changes, Fisher Phillips attorney Jason Geller will present on managing your workforce in the new year, which will provide a wealth of information on a variety of topics affecting businesses in 2018 and beyond.

1/16/2018
When: January 16, 2018
4:30 PM - 6: 30 PM
Where: Space generously donated by: TriNet
1100 San Leandro Blvd.
Suite 400
San Leandro, California  94577
United States
Contact: 800-339-4481


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Managing Your Workforce In 2018: Leave and Harassment Issues - HR Business Leader Regional Meeting (East Bay)

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018


**Attendees MUST arrive by 5:00pm to be let in the building. **
Registration/Networking: 4:50pm - 5:15pm
Presentation 5:15pm - 6:30pm

Qualifies for 1.5 California/General HRCI Recertification Credits / 1.5 SHRM PDCs


Price: Members Free / General $35


SUMMARY

California employers will soon need to adjust to a new reality as a number of new workplace restrictions have been passed by the state legislature and just signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. State lawmakers were quite active in 2017, with almost 2,500 bills introduced and over 1,000 making it to the Governor’s desk. In light of the ever-evolving legal landscape, employers need to stay up-to-date on current legislation or face potential litigation. To guide employers through these upcoming changes, Fisher Phillips attorney Jason Geller will present on managing your workforce in the new year, which will provide a wealth of information on a variety of topics affecting businesses in 2018 and beyond.

The program will also address managing workplace violence and best practices to minimize the risk of bullying, harassment, assaults, and other forms of workplace violence. You can expect to:

> Learn about significant new developments in employment laws regarding hiring practices and pre-offer inquiries of applicants.
> Learn about the employer’s duty to interact with and reasonably accommodate disabled employees and applicants.
> Learn about recent legislation affecting California employers, including rules regarding parental leaves.
> Learn about managing leaves of absence for employees who are protected by the Family and Medical Leave Act and California law protecting disabled employees and applicants and employees with industrial injuries.
> Cover best practices for dealing with mental health Issues as they relate to workplace violence.



ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Jason Geller, Regional Managing Partner, Fisher Phillips
Jason Geller is the managing partner of the firm's San Francisco office. Jason represents employers in all facets of employment law matters. He has considerable experience defending employers in litigation involving claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and California wage and hour laws. Jason has also defended employers against whistleblowing and retaliation claims, including claims under the California Whistleblower Act, the False Claims Act and various provisions of the California Labor Code.

Jason has extensive experience defending employers in federal and state courts, as well as in investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the DFEH, United States Department of Labor (DOL) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

In addition to defending his clients in litigation, Jason frequently counsels employers to assist them in avoiding litigation. He regularly advises clients on leave management issues and the interactive process for employees with disabilities, reinstatement obligations under various leave laws and wage and hour compliance. Jason has prepared employee handbooks and a variety of agreements, including independent contractor, employment, confidentiality and trade secrets agreements.