A New Year Means New Challenges: 2016 Annual Employment Law Briefing

February 24, 2016

Co-presenter, Downey Brand Employment Law Seminar

With the new year come new challenges for California employers.  Join Downey Brand partners Cass Ferrannini and Liz Stallard for a lively discussion about the latest legal developments affecting the workplace in 2016 and beyond.  Cass and Liz will suggest policy updates and strategies aimed at minimizing your company’s exposure and ensuring 2016 compliance.  Specific topics will include:

  • Wage and hour changes including amendments to the Equal Pay Act, new defenses for employers and a look at the proposed FLSA changes
  • A moment of silence to commemorate the death of the piece rate
  • The new amendments to the California Family Rights Act regulations and what they mean for employers
  • Legislation and case law expanding whistleblower protections
  • Reasonable accommodation of Pregnancy, Disability and Religion

Who Should Attend:  Executives, Human Resource Professionals, In-House Counsel, Front-Line Supervisors and Office Managers

MCLE & HRCI Credit:  Downey Brand is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider and this program has been approved for one hour of MCLE credit.  In addition, this program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.

Sacramento Seminar

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
11:30AM – 1:30PM (lunch provided)

Downey Brand
621 Capitol Mall | 18th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
* Parking will be validated for those who park in the building


Stockton Seminar

Thursday, February 25, 2016
11:30AM – 1:30PM (lunch provided)

University Plaza Waterfront Hotel
110 West Fremont Street
Stockton, CA 95202