New Year, New Challenges: 2019 Annual Employment Law Briefing

January 2019

Downey Brand Employment Law Seminar

2019 brings new challenges for California employers. Downey Brand partners Cass Ferrannini and Liz Stallard, along with associate attorney Giuliana Gabriel from our employment law team, will provide practical tips and suggest policy updates and strategies for complying with new California Legislation and other federal and state employment laws. Their interactive discussion will include review of recent employment-related legislation and significant court decisions impacting employers. Highlights include:

  • Significant new restrictions on severance and settlement agreements
  • The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex decision and its impact on independent contractor relationships
  • Changes to sexual harassment laws, including training requirements for small employers
  • Clarifications related to criminal history and salary history inquiries
  • Lactation accommodation requirements
  • New wage and hour issues, including protection based bonuses

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

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
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
11:30AM – 1:00PM (lunch provided)

Downey Brand
621 Capitol Mall | 18th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
* view our website for parking options


Stockton Seminar
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
11:30AM – 1:00PM (lunch provided)

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