2018 Labor Law Updates

2018 Labor Law Updates

Learn about the new laws that may impact you as an employer and take away some best practices to keep your liability in check.

There are new laws and new liabilities in 2018. Learn about what you need to know to reduce potential liability and improve communications, morale, and productivity! This fast-paced and informative seminar will cover the nuts and bolts of handbooks in California. Mr. Jacuzzi will address what you need to know about the new California laws, state and federal regulations, how they affect your employee handbook, and the changes you need to make.

This seminar will provide a review of new California Family Rights Act (CFRA) laws, paid sick leave, new Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidelines regarding pregnancy, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and social media.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
7:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.
Concord Clarion Hotel
1050 Burnett Ave.
Concord, CA

About the speaker:
Marc L. Jacuzzi
Mr. Jacuzzi is a shareholder of Simpson, Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi, P.C. He represents employers in civil rights actions in addition to a variety of employment-related claims in various state and federal courts.

Mr. Jacuzzi’s practice also involves employment law counseling. He regularly advises clients regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship, including:

-Hiring and termination issues
-Wage and hour requirements
-Employee classification issues
-Civil rights/discrimination issues
-Commission plans
-Employment contracts
-Employee handbooks and policies
-Confidential information agreements
-Reduction in force
-Leaves of absence issues
-Employment audits
-Violence in the workplace issues
-International employment issues

Mr. Jacuzzi conducts in-house training programs on a number of employment law topics, and regularly addresses national professional organizations on employment and labor law.

2017 Midyear Labor and Employment Law Update – Seminar

Concord Clarion Hotel
1050 Burnett Avenue
Concord, CA 94520
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
7:30AM to 10 AM

2017 midyear labor and employment law update:

What every employer must know for the remainder of 2017. Any company with employees in 2017 will be faced with new obligations and increased compliance challenges. This seminar will provide employers updates on:

-Wage & Hour
-Employment Contracts
-Leaves of Absence
-Workplace Investigation
-Benefits & Wellness
-Things to Watch for


Yen P. Chau
Ms. Chau represents and counsels employees and employers in all aspects of employment and labor law, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour, and disability accommodation issues. Her practice also includes appellate advocacy and the defense of contested claims in arbitration proceedings, mediation processes, and administrative hearings. She also regularly counsels employers regarding workplace practices. She is the 2017 president of the Contra Costa County Bar Association’s Employment Section.

Christopher Mead
Mr. Mead has practiced law for more than 30 years in the area of employment counseling and litigation, exclusively on the management side. He chairs the Labor and Employment Practice1 Group at Cooper, White & Cooper LLP. He has represented employers in litigation in state and federal courts, and in individual and class action lawsuits. He has litigated race, gender, and national origin discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage and hour violations, access and accommodation, equal pay, trade secret and misappropriation, sexual harassment, and retaliation matters. His counseling experience includes wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, disability accommodation, discipline, leaves, termination, and pre-termination matters.

Leadership in the Workplace – Seminar

Tue, April 18, 2017
7:30 AM – 10:00 AM PST

Concord Clarion Hotel
1050 Burnett Avenue
Concord, CA 94520


Have you ever said to yourself, “My job would be so much easier if I didn’t have to deal with people?” If so, join us on April 18th where our returning speaker, Jody Bagno-Dill will be addressing the Leadership issues of people-interactions that drain your energy, steal your joy and sabotage the success of your organization. She’ll share inspiring stories and easy-to-implement tools to help your managers clear the chaos preventing growth, success and fulfillment at work. You’ll learn about engaging with the four Personal Vibe types, and navigating tricky-but necessary emotional conversations that are vital to progress. You’ll feel freed from being held hostage to the emotional roller coaster of Divas and Destroyers.

Join us for conversation, leave with a game plan and reclaim the powerful Vibe in your workplace.

Register online here:

About Jody

As President and Co-founder of Jazz Business Consulting, Jody Bagno-Dill specializes in aligning business leaders and their teams in order to conquer great goals. She has worked as a second set of hands to create and implement growth strategies for a variety of industries, including Insurance, Construction. Manufacturing, Hospitality and of course, the music industry, where the name Jazz Business Consulting originated.

Jody Bagno-Dill

Her area of expertise focuses on resolving the drama, distrust and conflict that sabotage growth. With humor and insight, she shares compelling stories of facilitating difficult conversations between leaders and employees, staff and co-workers, as well as working with at-risk youth and former gang members in the inner city. In 2012, she was invited to participate in conversations throughout Israel and Palestine, supporting organizations working to resolve the conflict in the Middle East.

Jody leverages her degrees in Business and Psychology from CSU-Chico and her certifications in Executive Coaching, Guerrilla Marketing® and Personalities® training to find the most effective ways to help leaders achieve their vital objectives.