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HR Checklist for California Supervisors
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Webinar Description

Content for this webinar will be based on existing and recent employment laws and regulations pertaining to the topic. More details will be posted one month prior to the event.

Product Features

  • Presented by CalChamber’s top employment law experts
  • Ideal for anyone responsible for supervising employees in California
  • Mobile-optimized for viewing on tablets and smartphones
  • Ability to submit questions during the webinar
  • Downloadable webinar slides and a recording of the live webinar

This webinar offers information only and does not serve as or replace legal advice.

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