California Employment Law Updates 2019

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CEU Approved

  • 60 minutes

Start your new year with a better understanding of California and federal employment laws for 2019. This annual webinar explains how recent California and federal laws, regulations, and court cases apply to your workforce. You will learn the best methods for compliance with minimum salary requirements for non-exempt employees. Acquire knowledge about the Fair Pay Act, prior salary history and how it may impact hiring and employee compensation.

California employers must immediately update training and other employment law policies in light of new legislation going into effect in January 2019. In this webinar join expert speaker Jennifer Komsky, where she will touch on recent developments in California employment law impacting employers and offer practical guidance to help you prepare for 2019.

Session Highlights:

This presentation will enable compliance with the myriad of newly enacted legislation impacting California employers. Topics will include:

  • New laws governing Sexual Harassment, including, training, disclosure, and settlement

  • Hiring Inquiries- what questions can a potential employer ask applicants about prior salary and criminal history?

  • Lactation Accommodations- What are the new changes to the existing laws?

  • Gender Representation on Boards of Directors

  • Independent Contractors- What do I need to know about my independent contractor relationships?

  • Changes in the minimum salary required for exempt employees

  • Minimum wage

  • Additional obligations covering an employer’s affirmative duty to prevent and correct discriminatory, harassing and retaliatory conduct

  • Confirm you are providing the proper Lactation Accommodations to your employees

  • Gender Representation on Boards of Directors

  • Independent Contractors- What do I need to know about my independent contractor relationships?

Why You Should Attend:

Too many employers bury their head in the sand when it comes to labor and employment laws. This session will provide employers with the tools they need to ensure compliance with the ever-changing landscape of employment laws. The presentation will include guidance on whether certain regulations apply to your business and different ways of implementing changes to provide the least possible disruption to your business.

Who Should Attend:

  • California labor and Employment laws

  • Business owner

  • Human Resources Professional 

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Jennifer Komsky

Jennifer Komsky

Jennifer is an employment law specialist, representing employers in all phases of litigation before State and Federal Courts as well as administrative agencies, including the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She serves as a reliable advisor to human resource professionals and business owners, providing ongoing counseling and guidance on company policies and personnel matters. She also conducts workplace investigations and provides training to individuals and large groups in areas of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, employee classification, disability accommodation, and wage and hour compliance.

Jennifer received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 1997. She attended the University of California at Santa Barbara where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology in 1994.

Jennifer was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1997 and is admitted to practice in all districts in California for the United States District Courts and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Jennifer is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She also serves as Chair of the Personnel Committee for a local non-profit. Jennifer’s experience in all aspects of employment law covers virtually every industry, including non-profits and businesses ranging from small, family-run companies to nationwide and global corporations.

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