California: The Golden State for Big HR Mistakes

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
This session will help you understand some of the risky areas of California employment law and get proactive tools to avoid liability.
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Keeping up with employment law in California is a challenge. This session will cover key changes in California employment laws including expected changes to the pregnancy laws, as well as other risky areas such as privacy, harassment, investigations, and leave laws. This session will teach you what you need to know to avoid these HR mistakes.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP, AWI-CH

West, Esq., SHRM-SCP, AWI-CH

Allison West is an employment attorney who has conducted investigations for over 20 years. She has served on the board of the Association of Workplace Investigators, is an expert witness regarding standard investigation practices, and has trained thousands of HR and other professionals on how to conduct investigations.

Allison also specializes in delivering customized, interactive training on employment law and management topics, and in coaching executives and managers concerning performance or disciplinary issues.

She is also a top-rated speaker at HR and diversity conferences around the country; is a nationally recognized expert on harassment prevention; and has appeared on “CBS This Morning” and “PBS” and in O magazine discussing harassment issues in the workplace.

She is a member of the State Bar of California and holds her SHRM-SCP certification and an AWI-CH certificate.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
California Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Critical Evaluation
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