New California Employment Laws: Preparing for 2017 Changes to Fair Pay Act, Leave and Wage Laws, Background Checks, and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel advising employers in employee-friendly California on navigating the myriad new and/or amended state laws that establish or expand worker protections and may increase the risk of employer liability. The panel will review key changes for California employment law practice beginning in 2017 and discuss best practices for employers to ensure compliance and avoid liability.
- Review of new or amended California employment laws effective in 2017
- Review of key local/municipal employment laws and ordinances
- Interplay of state and local laws with federal employment laws
- Compliance and training best practices
- New reporting requirements
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- Which employers are impacted by the new California laws?
- Which new laws are expected to have the most significant impact on employment policies, handbooks and documents?
- What is considered “substantially similar work” under the California Fair Pay Act?
- What are the best practices for employers to prepare to comply with the new and amended California laws?
James A. Goodman
Epstein Becker & Green
Mr. Goodman is a litigator who represents employers in both state and federal courts in all aspects of labor and... | Read More
Mr. Goodman is a litigator who represents employers in both state and federal courts in all aspects of labor and employment law litigation, including wage and hour, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and discrimination. Mr. Goodman represents employers in arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association and JAMS and is a frequent writer and speaker on a variety of California employment law topics.Close
Mark S. Spring
Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger
Mr. Spring has nearly 25 years of experience handling labor and employment law matters. His practice is focused on... | Read More
Mr. Spring has nearly 25 years of experience handling labor and employment law matters. His practice is focused on representation of management in union-management relations and handling litigation triggered by all types of employment related disputes. In addition, Mr. Spring maintains a significant litigation prevention practice, advising national and regional clients on adopting employment policies to comply with California law.Close
Emily B. Vicente
Hunton Andrews Kurth
Ms. Vicente’s practice focuses on the representation of employers in complex litigation, with particular emphasis... | Read More
Ms. Vicente’s practice focuses on the representation of employers in complex litigation, with particular emphasis on California and FLSA wage and hour class and collective actions, California representative PAGA actions, employment discrimination class actions, and complex whistleblower litigation. She regularly counsels clients on matters such as employment contracts and noncompetition agreements, wage and hour compliance, reductions-in-force, and preventive counseling and training.Close