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Jan
26
Thu
2017 Employment Law Update: San Jose
Jan 26 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

http://store.calchamber.com/10032188-mastemplaw/training/seminars/2017-employment-law-updates

Savvy HR professionals, business owners and managers attend this yearly half-day seminar detailing recent state and federal court cases, new laws and regulatory changes.

Learn how new rules affect your day-to-day operations and workplace policies. Join our employment law experts in person for a comprehensive review:

  • New laws passed in 2016, effective in 2017 and beyond, related to:

◊ State and federal minimum wage changes
◊ New overtime for agricultural industry
◊ Equal pay considerations
◊ Discrimination and retaliation protections
◊ Background checks
◊ Immigration-related practices
◊ Workplace safety
◊ New industry-specific posting and notice requirements

  • Midyear updates to laws and regulations, including:

◊ New FEHA requirements for harassment prevention training (4/2016)
◊ New federal overtime rule (12/2016)
◊ Pending regulatory changes
◊ Court cases from 2016
◊ Practical compliance tactics

CalChamber’s legislative presence at the State Capitol means you can trust us for the most current information and explanation of employment laws.

Jan
27
Fri
2017 Employment Law Update: Oakland
Jan 27 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

http://store.calchamber.com/10032188-mastemplaw/training/seminars/2017-employment-law-updates

Savvy HR professionals, business owners and managers attend this yearly half-day seminar detailing recent state and federal court cases, new laws and regulatory changes.

Learn how new rules affect your day-to-day operations and workplace policies. Join our employment law experts in person for a comprehensive review:

  • New laws passed in 2016, effective in 2017 and beyond, related to:

◊ State and federal minimum wage changes
◊ New overtime for agricultural industry
◊ Equal pay considerations
◊ Discrimination and retaliation protections
◊ Background checks
◊ Immigration-related practices
◊ Workplace safety
◊ New industry-specific posting and notice requirements

  • Midyear updates to laws and regulations, including:

◊ New FEHA requirements for harassment prevention training (4/2016)
◊ New federal overtime rule (12/2016)
◊ Pending regulatory changes
◊ Court cases from 2016
◊ Practical compliance tactics

CalChamber’s legislative presence at the State Capitol means you can trust us for the most current information and explanation of employment laws.

Jan
28
Sat
USTDA Global Smart Grid Regulatory Reverse Trade Mission
Jan 28 – Feb 4 all-day

https://www.ustda.gov/events/2016/worldwide/global-smart-grid-regulatory-reverse-trade-mission

http://phmintl.com/SmartGrid/

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is hosting the Global Smart Grid Regulatory Reverse Trade Mission. It will provide U.S. companies with opportunities to meet with over 20 utility executives and regulators from nine high-growth emerging markets who are investing in advanced technology solutions for their electricity grids.

The visit is designed to:

  • Introduce U.S. companies and solutions to international electric companies
  • Assist distribution companies and their regulatory counterparts with growth-oriented regulations that facilitate innovation and investment
  • Ensure that regulators are familiar with the benefits and operations of new technologies such as energy storage, smart metering systems and demand response
Jan
31
Tue
2017 Employment Update Webinar
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

http://store.calchamber.com/10032189-lsw/training/live-webinars/2017-employment-law-updates-webinar

Start your new year with a better understanding of California and federal employment laws for 2017. This annual webinar explains how recent state and federal court cases, new laws and regulatory changes apply to your workforce.

Join our employment law experts for an insightful review:

  • New laws passed in 2016, effective in 2017 and beyond, related to:

◊ State and federal minimum wage changes
◊ New overtime for agricultural industry
◊ Equal pay considerations
◊ Discrimination and retaliation protections
◊ Background checks
◊ Immigration-related practices
◊ Workplace safety
◊ New industry-specific posting and notice requirements

  • 2016 updates to laws and regulations
  • Pending regulatory changes
  • Court cases from 2016
  • Practical compliance tactics

CalChamber’s legislative presence at the State Capitol means you can trust us for the most current information and explanation of employment laws.

Feb
4
Sat
Steps to College Fair
Feb 4 all-day

http://stepstocollegesac.org/

This University Fair is a joint project of the Cien Amigos civic group, the Mexican Cultural Center of Northern California (MCCNC) and the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento, with the full support of the California Student Aid Commission, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, and the Latino Policy Coalition, among other organizations.

We believe education is the most important tool for personal development and success, as well as an engine for the continued progress of California, which is why the Fair´s main objective is to inform students and families about the full array of possibilities and resources available to finance their higher education.

Feb
7
Tue
HR Boot Camp – Modesto
Feb 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

http://store.calchamber.com/10032188-mastboot/training/seminars/hr_boot_camp

New to Human Resources or want a refresher? Build your HR muscle at this one-day, topic-packed seminar focused on the employment life cycle, from hiring through termination.

CalChamber’s employment law experts (your personal HR trainers) explain and provide compliance information for these core fundamentals:

  • Hiring, including I-9 verification and criminal background checks
  • Discipline and termination
  • Wage and hour; exempt and nonexempt classification
  • Meal and rest break requirements
  • Leaves of absence basics, including paid sick leave
  • Discrimination and harassment prevention
  • Policies and best practices

Learn what you need to know and take away best practices to avoid common HR mistakes. Join us at HR Boot Camp.

Product Features

  • Comprehensive overview of the employment life cycle
  • Presented by CalChamber’s top employment law experts
  • Conversational, interactive instruction lets you ask questions throughout the seminar

This seminar offers guidance only and does not serve as or replace legal advice.

Feb
16
Thu
ExporTech Program
Feb 16 all-day

http://www.cmtc.com/exporting

Three-session program to help individual companies develop an export plan.  Click on the link above for additional information.

Session Dates:

Session 1:  February 16

Session 2: March 30

Session 3: April 27

Feb
27
Mon
Orange County CITD Import Compliance Training
Feb 27 @ 8:00 am – Apr 3 @ 11:00 am

http://orangecountycitd.com/events/event-registration/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=46&recurr=1488153600

Six-week training (Mondays)

Whether you are new to your role of dealing with import compliance at your company, or need a refresher, this robust course will teach you the basics and keep you up to date on your responsibilities as an importer. This hands-on practitioner’s course covers the nuts and bolts of importing, including HTS classification, demonstrating reasonable care, Free Trade Agreements, C-TPAT, how to implement your compliance program, and so much more.

Mar
1
Wed
HR Boot Camp – Burlingame
Mar 1 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

http://store.calchamber.com/10032188-mastboot/training/seminars/hr_boot_camp

New to Human Resources or want a refresher? Build your HR muscle at this one-day, topic-packed seminar focused on the employment life cycle, from hiring through termination.

CalChamber’s employment law experts (your personal HR trainers) explain and provide compliance information for these core fundamentals:

  • Hiring, including I-9 verification and criminal background checks
  • Discipline and termination
  • Wage and hour; exempt and nonexempt classification
  • Meal and rest break requirements
  • Leaves of absence basics, including paid sick leave
  • Discrimination and harassment prevention
  • Policies and best practices

Learn what you need to know and take away best practices to avoid common HR mistakes. Join us at HR Boot Camp.

Product Features

  • Comprehensive overview of the employment life cycle
  • Presented by CalChamber’s top employment law experts
  • Conversational, interactive instruction lets you ask questions throughout the seminar

This seminar offers guidance only and does not serve as or replace legal advice.

Mar
13
Mon
SelectUSA 2017 China Road Show
Mar 13 – Mar 23 all-day

https://selectusa.github.io/events/events/2017-china-road-show.html

SelectUSA’s fourth China Road Show will take place on March 13-23, 2017. The six-city show to Changchun (March 13), Jinan (March 15), Zhengzhou (March 17), Kunming (March 20), Xiamen (March 21), and Nanjing (March 23) will offer U.S. state, local, regional, and tribal economic development organizations (EDOs) the opportunity to market their locations directly to investors across China.

The cost for U.S. EDOs is $4,000, plus $500 for each additional participant.

SelectUSA will be hosting two webinars for interested parties January 11, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. ET / 9:00 p.m. China time January 11, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. ET / January 12, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. China time.

To sign up for the webinar, please contact Cathy Feig or Shujuan Cao