California: Avoid the Workplace Earthquakes - What California Employer’s Need to Know for 2011 and Beyond

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
This session will assist you in complying with California and Federal Law on workplace issues.
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This session will cover new cases and laws you need to know about as well as classic California problems. We will conduct a review of these timely employee issues through an interactive format that will keep you engaged. You will also receive practical suggestions to consider implementing at your organizations to minimize associated risks.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

Cynthia Sandoval

Cynthia S. Sandoval is a Partner in Jackson Lewis LLP’s Orange County office. She has dedicated her entire legal career to the practice of employment law/litigation. Ms. Sandoval regularly defends clients against claims pertaining to numerous employment issues, including, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leaves of absence and reasonable accommodation. She has also represented clients in connection with wage and hour issues including meal and rest periods, misclassification, and overtime compensation. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Sandoval counsels employers on their personnel policies including anti-harassment, equal employment opportunity, leave of absence, vacation policies, and wage and hour issues. Ms. Sandoval also provides training seminars on numerous employment matters including hiring practices, how to avoid wrongful termination, leave issues, wage and hour traps for the unwary, sexual harassment and discrimination (in both English and Spanish). Ms. Sandoval received her B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1993. In 1997, she received her J.D. from Golden Gate University, where she was a Merit Scholar.

Jonathan A. Siegel

Jonathan A.

Jonathan A. Siegel is a Principal in the Orange County, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C.  Jackson Lewis P.C. represents employers with respect to all aspects of workplace law. He has spent his entire career with the firm practicing labor and employment law. He worked in the Los Angeles office and, subsequently, was one of the founding Principals of the Orange County office. For 2019, Mr. Siegel is recognized in Best Lawyers of America. In 2009, Mr. Siegel was selected as one of the Top 100 Labor Attorneys in America by Labor Relations Institute, Inc. 

Mr. Siegel regularly speaks on a variety of topics including wage and hour, labor, minimizing risks in workplace, current developments, harassment, current labor and employment trends, Workers’ Compensation, EEO, managing leaves of absence under FMLA and California state leave laws. He has moderated numerous programs and is featured as a keynote speaker for several different organizations.

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Credit Type: 
California Credit
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