CalChamber to Host Live Webinar on Paid-Time-Off Compliance Rules

UPDATE 6/21/2016: Recorded webinar now available on the CalChamber Store.

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A live webinar on paid-time-off compliance will be hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, June 16.

Rules relating to how employees accrue paid time off (PTO) always seem to cause some confusion for employers, and the interaction between these rules and California’s mandatory paid sick leave law only adds to the confusion.

That’s because PTO typically incorporates vacation and sick time into one benefit. An employee can use PTO for personal reasons, vacation or sick leave.

No law requires California employers to provide vacation or PTO. However, if you choose to provide these benefits (considered earned wages), California law determines how you apply them. Specific steps also apply when administering and providing California’s protected paid sick leave benefit.

All the while, state enforcement agencies are making wage theft violations a priority. So pay close attention or pay the price.

Avoid common uh-ohs (and oh no’s) of noncompliance when you attend this informative webinar.

Join CalChamber’s employment law experts for a review of:

  • Rules relating to vacation and PTO;
  • Wage-and-hour issues, including final pay;
  • Overview of California’s mandatory paid sick leave law and tips on compliance;
  • Leave interactions with FMLA/CFRA, FEHA and workers’ compensation;
  • Best practices, including importance of written company policies.

CalChamber Presenters

CalChamber hosts for the live webinar include:

  • Erika Frank, vice president, legal affairs, and general counsel. She joined CalChamber in April 2004 as a policy advocate and general counsel, leveraging her 10 years of legal, governmental and legislative experience. Named vice president of legal affairs in 2009, she is CalChamber’s subject matter expert on California and federal employment law. Frank oversees and contributes to CalChamber labor law and human resources compliance publications; co-produces and presents webinars and seminars; and heads the Labor Law Helpline. J.D. McGeorge School of Law.
  • Erika Pickles, employment law counsel and HR adviser. Pickles joined CalChamber in 2015. She previously represented employers in California and federal employment law litigation, class actions, and private arbitration involving a range of workplace-related issues, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination claims. She also investigated and responded to administrative claims before state and federal agencies, and conducted employment law training seminars. J.D. University of San Francisco School of Law

For more information or to register for this webinar, call (800) 331-8877 or go online. The cost is $199.00 ($159.20 for CalChamber Preferred and Executive members).

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