2017 events


Keynote Speaker


1/17 Susan Hatmaker, Esq. Hatmaker Law Group 2017 California Employment Law Update
 2/21 Brian Duncan, Esq., Parker, Kern, Nard and Wenzel Best Practices for Controlling Your Workers Compensation Cost
Attorney Brian Duncan of PARKER KERN NARD WENZEL will take you through the life of an industrial injury claim from initial injury reporting to settlement or trial. Mr. Duncan will advise best practices and measures for the employer to reduce claim duration and claim costs.
3/9 Networking Mixer – The Lime Lite, Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 5:30 pm
3/21 Walter Stella, Esq. Miller Law Group, San Francisco, CA From Body Art to Unisex Bathrooms: an HR’s Professional’s Guide to the Employment Law Galaxy.
4/18 Sally Crum Wineman, J.D., Area Senior Vice President, Compliance Counsel, Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. Employee Benefits of the Future:  Healthcare Reform after ACA

Session Description: 2017 is only a few months old, but already we are gaining glimpses of what may be changing in a post-ACA environment. Join us as we take a look at what has happened so far, and what you strategically may want to watch for as you review the impacts to your own health plan.

5/9 Susan Hatmaker, Esq. & Yesenia Carrillo, Esq.,
Hatmaker Law Group
Workplace Investigations

Session Description:The need for workplace investigation can arise at any time and an employer’s response can have a serious impact on the potential for liability. Guest speakers Susan Hatmaker and Yesenia Carrillo of Hatmaker Law Group will outline the process for a prompt and thorough investigation including:

  • What types of complaints trigger an investigation
  • Who should conduct the investigation and the investigators role
  • Identifying witnesses and conducting interviews
  • Preparing the investigation report
  • Based on the report findings, take the prompt and appropriate action, and proper documentation of the outcome
5/16 S. Brett Sutton, Esq., Sutton Hague Law Corporation Wage and Hour Law Surprises and Strategies

Session Description: Mr. Sutton will bring us up to date information and provide strategies which will help guide us in the continuously changing world of wage and hour law.

6/15 CC SHRM Summer Mixer (5-7:30pm) Register Here
6/20 Paul Bauer, Esq., Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland, PC & Brenda Grant, District Administrator, Department Fair Employment & Housing New Regulations: Their Impact on the Workplace

Session Description:

  • Learning about new DFEH regulations regarding transgender discrimination
  • Learning about recent cases analyzing transgender discrimination issues and similar workplace concerns
  • Understanding new DFEH regulations regarding criminal history
  • Learning whether ‘ban-the box’ laws help expand employers’ candidate pools