New Year, New Challenges: 2017 Annual Employment Law Briefing

February 2017

Downey Brand Employment Law Seminar

2017 brings new challenges for California employers.  Downey Brand partners Cass Ferrannini and Liz Stallard and associates from our employment law team will provide practical tips and suggest policy updates and strategies for complying with new federal, state and local employment laws.  Their interactive discussion will include review of recent employment-related legislation and significant court decisions impacting employers.  Specific topics will include:

  • Wage and Hour –  State and local wage changes, including the California minimum wage increase, overtime pay for the agricultural industry, expansion of the Fair Pay Act, and new paystub requirements
  • Hiring/Posting – New regulations addressing criminal history, immigration issues, and employment contracts
  • Leaves – New paid family leave rules, including local Sick Leave ordinances and the San Francisco Paid Parental Leave Ordinance
  • Discrimination – New regulations and rules on workplace accommodation, including single user restrooms
  • Trade Secrets – New federal law protecting trade secrets

Who Should Attend:  Human Resource Professionals, Business Owners, 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 15, 2017
11:30AM – 1:00PM (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 16, 2017
11:30AM – 1:00PM (lunch provided)

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