AALRR Speakers Announced for June
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo attorneys will span the state this month to discuss a number of topics relevant to employers, HR professionals, construction professionals, and more. See our “Events & Speaking Engagements” page for more information, or to register for these presentations.
Bolton Seminar Series | Employment Law Changes and How They Affect Your Company
Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
Tuesday, June 5, 8:30-11:00am
Don't miss this important review of the labor and employment law changes for 2018, presented by attorneys Amber Solano and Paul Fleck. Part of the Bolton Seminar Series, this complimentary seminar that will cover the latest legislation, court decisions, and best practices in human resources that you need to know for 2018. Topics covered will include new parental leave in California, changes in minimum wage statewide, the status of tip pool regulations, the expansion of rules regarding harassment training, and much more.
HR Pro Conference | Weeding Out Misinformation: HR & Legalizing Cannabis in California
Pins n Pockets Conference Center, Lake Elsinore
Wednesday, June 6, 10:45am-12:00pm
The HR Pro Conference in Lake Elsinore aims to grow attendees’ knowledge, skills and expertise in Human Resources. Join attorney Amber Healy for presentation on an increasingly important topic in HR: how to make sense of California’s new cannabis laws in the Human Resources setting.
National Club Association Webinar | How to Avoid Risk and Properly Classify Your Employees
Thursday, June 7, 11:00am-12:00pm
Private clubs, and many other employers across the United States, have frequently classified certain workers as independent contractors. Issues such as wage theft and claims for unpaid taxes have raised the stakes for anyone who considers identifying someone as an independent contractor rather than an employee. Learn about the legal trends and potential risk areas impacting your club in this webinar, featuring attorneys Thomas Lenz and Cindy Strom Arellano.
California Water Law & Policy Conference | Recent Decisions Applying the Clean Water Act
Omni Hotel, San Francisco
Monday, June 11, 1:30-2:30pm
Argent Communications Group's 2018 annual California Water Law & Policy Conference is a comprehensive two-day event that will cover everything from water storage and planning projects, groundwater sustainability plans, the Clean Water Act and more. AALRR partner and water law expert Wes Miliband will present "Recent Decisions Applying the Clean Water Act" during a discussion entitled "The Clean Water Act: Where Are We Now?"
PIHRA | California Employment Law Roadshow: Navigate with Confidence
Hilton San Diego
Wednesday, June 13, 8:30am-12:00pm
This two-part session, with attorneys Paul Fleck and Amber Solano, covers crucial topics to help HR management get educated and stay informed to stay ahead of the curve and avoid litigation. Part 1, “Navigating California Employment Laws in the Future Workplace,” will give attendees a greater understanding of gig/freelance worker concerns, wage and hour changes, and how to avoid wage and hour penalties. Part 2, “Complying or Lying: Is Your Independent Contractor Really an Employee?” will clarify how to appropriately classify workers as employees or independent contractors, offer specific tips to properly evaluate an independent contractor position, and identify gray areas of liability.
Bowermaster & Associates | Cutting Edge Employment Law Developments Every California Employer Must Know About
Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
Tuesday, June 19, 8:30-11:00am
Bowermaster & Associates and AALRR partner Christopher Andre will conduct an in-depth seminar to discuss with attendees cutting edge employment law developments that affect California employers and strategies for avoiding liability from the perspective of a seasoned employment law litigator. Topics will include legalized marijuana and the workplace; the California Supreme Court’s decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc., v. Superior Court; the California Fair Pay Act; and more.
San Mateo County EAC | Crucial Conversations: How to Stay Out of Legal Trouble
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City
Wednesday, June 27, 11:00am-1:00pm
What you do not know can cost you money. Protect yourself and be informed. Attorney Robert Fried, the speaker of this presentation, has been engaged to consult on and represent clients on numerous occasions before the California Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. He also serves as a mediator, expert witness, and consultant. In this seminar, Robert will address sensitive topics which have currently gained strong momentum in media and in politics. Topics to be covered include the importance of equal pay and the #MeToo movement.
ABC Southern California Chapter | Prevailing Wage Seminar
ABC SoCal, Anaheim
Thursday, June 28, 8:30am-2:00pm
Join attorney Thomas Kovacich as he speaks on prevailing wage for the ABC Southern California Chapter. Topics will include new penalties and enforcement; who is entitled to prevailing wages and other enforcement issues; which projects are covered by prevailing wage; determining the correct prevailing wage rate; remedies and consequences for failing to properly pay prevailing wage; public works contractor registration; apprenticeship requirements and enforcement; and more.