2017 may prove to be a pivotal year for employment law in California following an historical election year. Please join us for our annual 2017 California Employment Law Update provided by Michael Brewer from Littler as he presents a lively look at the effects, positive and negative of recent litigation, legislative agency trends as well as an exploration of labor and employment law topics impacting California employers of all sizes, such as:
Election Day – Implications in the workplace
Are you ready for the new White Collar exemption rules?
What does “equal pay for similar work” mean?
Preventing workplace violence in the age of the “active shooter”
Marijuana in California – how should employers navigate this new legislation?
Legislation and litigation updates
The seminar is on January 24, 2017 at the Clarion Hotel, 1050 Burnett Ave, Concord, CA and includes a breakfast buffet.
Michael E. Brewer practices exclusively in the area of labor and employment law, defending employers in cases, including class and collective actions, that involve:
Wage and hour claims
Alleged sexual harassment
Michael regularly appears in state and federal courts and before various governmental agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Employment Development Department, and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council/ Employment Development Department
Techniques for Conflict Resolution
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Concord Clarion Hotel
1050 Burnett Avenue
Concord, CA 94520
Human resources personnel and business owners deal with conflicts in the workplace on a daily basis. This course provides valuable steps and tools to help address difficult disputes that often arise at the workplace that do no squarely fit into any other category.
Attendees will learn:
How to spot conflict before it spots you.
How to address conflict in business/working situations.
Neutral steps to take in order to help unfold the conflict.
How to deal with conflict derailers.
Tried and true steps to come to a resolution.
When bringing in a third party might be useful.
Jessica A. Braverman
Licensed to practice law in California since 1990, Ms. Braverman volunteers at the Contra Costa County Superior Court as a settlement conference mentor and a discovery referee. She has resolved thousands of disputes as both a trained mediator and settlement conference facilitator.
With a background in both teaching and training, Jessica customizes management training courses to fit the particular needs of each business and organization. She also teaches human resources management at Los Medanos College at night. Jessica owns the California Employment Law Training Center, a division of Braverman Mediation and Consulting.
This employer seminar is provided for educational and informational purposes only. It does not constitute an endorsement of the curriculum or speakers by the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) or by the Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council (CCCEAC). Aside from staff designated to represent the EDD, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the materials provided during this event.
The EDD, an equal opportunity employer/program, is a partner in this event. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Requests for services, aids, and/or alternate formats need to be made prior to the event by calling 925-602-0134 (voice). TTY users please call the California Relay Service at 711.