California's Leading Employment Law Event | October 17-19 | San Diego
HR Comply California (formerly the California Employment Law Update, or CELU) is the state’s leading HR law conference. The superior content, delivered by labor and employment attorneys, will help you get ahead of workplace policy updates with a one-stop, comprehensive overview of breaking state-specific and federal updates and proven best practices for complying with California’s strict requirements.
Access Insider Updates on New Regulatory Activity
Network and Ideashare with Peers and Practicing Experts
Earn Recertification Credits Towards Your Professional Advancement
Create a Powerful Action Plan to Protect Your Brand and Bottom Line
Attend to Access Proven Strategies for:
- Preventing sexual and other harassment claims
- Accurately managing overtime compensation, travel, and on-call and more under FLSA and DSLE rules
- Mitigating intermittent and reduced-schedule leave to curb FMLA/CFRA abuse
- Legal employee drug testing policies – including employer limitations and rights concerning marijuana in the workplace
- Determining how and when to use arbitration agreements in California
- Updating your employee handbook to comply with the latest state and federal legal and regulatory developments
- Complying with the new Immigrant Worker Protection Act (AB450) to avoid civil penalties of up to $10,00 per violation
- Avoiding state and federal tripwires when terminating employees in California
- Ensuring your job applications don’t violate AB 168’s ban on salary history inquiries
- And more!
Who Should Attend:
California HR Professionals, Executives, CEOs, VPs, Presidents, Directors, Business Owners
Pricing & Deadlines
$100 off expires July 15, 2018
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2018 Program Agenda
|7:30 am – 8:30 am||Continental Breakfast|
|8:30 am – 11:30 am||California Employment Policies and Procedures Drafting Workshop
Presented by: Cathleen Yonahara, Esq., Freeland Foreman Cooper LLP
|12:00 pm – 1:00 pm||*Lunch on your own|
|1:00 pm – 4:00 pm||The FMLA/CFRA, ADA/FEHA, PDL and Workers’ Comp Overlap in California: Overcoming Intersecting Compliance Challenges
Presented by: Kristine E. Kwong, Esq., Musick Peeler & Garrett LLP
|7:00 am – 7:55 am||Registration & Breakfast|
|7:55 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.||Welcome Remarks|
|8:05 am – 9:15 am||Hot Topic Lightning Round Talks
HR Comply CA kicks off with three dynamic and timely talks tackling some of the most interesting workforce challenges facing California employers in 2017 and beyond.
|Arbitration Agreements: What to Use Them for and When to Steer Clear Here in California
Presented by: Michelle Lee Flores, Esq., Akerman LLP
8:00 – 8:20 a.m.
|IRS Enforcement of ACA Employer Shared Responsibility: What to Do If You Receive a ‘Letter 226j’
Presented by: Joanna Kim-Brunetti, Esq., First Capitol Consulting, Inc.
|HR’s Data Security and Notification Game Plan in the Event of a Breach
Presented by Usama Kahf, Esq., Fisher Phillips LLP
8:50 – 9:10 a.m.
|9:15 – 10:30 am||Labor and Employment 360: Inside Look at How the Latest California and Federal HR Laws, Court Rulings and Policy Updates Will Impact Your Workplace
Presented by: Cathleen Yonahara, Esq., Freeland Foreman Cooper LLP
|10:30 – 10:45 am||Networking and Refreshments Break|
|10:45 am – 12:00 pm||FMLA/CFRA Intermittent and Reduced-Schedule Leave: Best Practices for Managing Leave Administration and Mitigating Abuse in California
Presented by: Marc Jacuzzi, Simpson, Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi, P.C.
|12:00 pm – 1:00 pm||Networking Lunch|
|1:00 pm – 2:15 pm||Complex Wage & Hour Scenarios in California: Avoid Legal Missteps & Comply with the FLSA and DLSE Rules
Presented by: David Monks, Esq., Fisher Phillips LLP
|2:15 pm – 2:30 pm||Networking and Refreshments Break|
|2:30 pm – 3:45 pm||Form I-9 Recordkeeping, Inspections and Immigration Enforcement: New Hurdles for California Employers
Presented by: Jeanne M. Malitz, Malitzlaw, Inc.
|3:50 pm – 5:05 pm||Today’s Biggest Hiring Pitfalls: California Background Checks, Ban-the-Box, Salary History Inquiries, and More
Presented by: Lester Rosen, Esq., Employment Screening Resources®
|5:00 pm||Day 1 Adjourns|
|7:00 am – 8:00 am||Breakfast
|7:30 am – 7:45 am||Breakfast & Learn: HR and Safety Compliance and Training Tools Demos (Cortez II)|
|Bring home the information that you learned here with HR and Safety compliance and training tools taught by Melanie Murphy|
|8:00 am – 9:00 am||Sexual Harassment: Rethinking Prevention in the Wake of the #MeToo Movement
Presented by: Rebecca A. Speer, Esq., Tribù Partners LLP
|9:10 am – 10:25 am||Marijuana in the Workplace: Your Latest Legal Rights and Limitations in Policy Development and Enforcement under California Law
Presented by: Danielle Moore, Esq., Fisher Phillips LLP
|10:25 am – 10:45 am||Networking and Refreshments Break|
|10:45 am – 12:00 pm||Can We Fire This Employee or Not? The State and Federal Tripwires to Avoid When Terminating Employees in California
Presented by: Jennifer N. Lutz, Esq., Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin
|12:00 pm||Conference Closes|
Venue and Accommodations
Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
901 Camino del Rio S
San Diego, CA 92108
Located in the center of ‘America’s Finest City,’ the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley hotel is minutes away from San Diego International Airport, the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld® San Diego and many other popular destinations. Indulge in great amenities, including comfortable rooms and suites with relaxing walk-in showers, an inviting pool and over 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.
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Recertification Credit Information
The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.
BLR is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® pre-approved this program for 11.0 HR California credit towards aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification (and up to 16.5 California credit hours if you attend two pre-conference workshops). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
Business & Legal Resources (BLR) is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program is valid for 10.25 PDCs (16.25 hours total if you attend two pre-cons) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the SHRM Certification website at www.shrm.org/certification