California: The Golden State for Big HR Mistakes

California: The Golden State for Big HR Mistakes

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session will help you understand some the new areas of California employment law and gain proactive tools to avoid liability.
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Keeping up with employment law in California is, well, a challenge. With over 30 new laws in 2013 and 2014, the legislature has been very active and you need to keep up-to-date. This session covers new changes to laws concerning inspection of personnel files, sexual harassment definition, new protected characteristics, wage and hour, religion and accommodation, whistleblower and immigration, and more. This information-packed session will teach you what you need to know and provide prevention tips so you can avoid those HR mistakes in the Golden State.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Presenter: 

Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP

Allison
West, Esq., SHRM-SCP

Allison West is an employment attorney by background and uses her legal skills coupled with sound human resources practices to assist companies in managing and reducing their workplace risks.  She is a frequent top rated-speaker on employment law and human resources topics.  Allison specializes in delivering customized interactive training, conducting workplace investigations, coaching executives and managers, human resources consulting and provides expert witness assistance. Allison is a Board Member of the Association of Workplace Investigators and is licensed to practice law in California and holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources and SHRM-SCP certification.

Location: 
W414 AB
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
California Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
HR Expertise
Critical Evaluation
Intended Audience: 
Mid-Level
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