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HR Boot Camp – San Francisco
Oct 17 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

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 classifications
  • 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 Feature:

  • 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.

HR Symposium
Nov 2 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Symposium Agenda

  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
    Registration and HR Networking (Breakfast Buffet) 
  • 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m
    Welcome/Opening Remarks
    Erika Frank, CalChamber Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel
  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    Trends in Hiring and Recruiting Practices
    Roundtable Discussion, Panel of Employment Law Experts and HR Peers
  • 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
    Workers’ Comp for the Real World
    Ohnmar Shin, Senior Partner, Mullen & Filippi
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Labor and Employment Insights From the Capitol Insiders
    Jennifer Barrera, CalChamber Senior Vice President, Policy; Laura Curtis, CalChamber Policy Advocate, Labor and Employment, Workers’ Compensation, Elections/Fair Political Practices
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Lunch and Keynote Speaker
    Kevin Kish, Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)
  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
    How the #MeToo Movement Is Changing the Landscape of Internal Harassment Investigations
    Lisa Buehler, Partner, Ellis Buehler Makus
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Navigating Reasonable Accommodation Requests: How to Know When It Is No Longer Reasonable
    Jennifer Shaw, Principal, Shaw Law Group