How to Stay Out of the HR Hot Seat: 10 Ways to Get Your Company Sued in California

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Learn how to identify key opportunity areas for California employment law compliance and apply the principles in a practical and effective manner.

California is always on the cutting edge of employment law developments. This session will address California trends in wage-hour, EEO, performance management, leaves of absence, reasonable accommodations, documentation and other key California workplace rules. You will learn practical tips to ensure compliance with California employment law and understand the strategic role of HR in managing a California workforce.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Jennifer Brown Shaw

Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Shaw provides regular advice and counsel on workplace issues to various private and public sector employers throughout the country. Named by Northern California Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in California for 2009 and 2010, Jennifer is a frequent speaker on employment law topics, and has been a guest on CNN and local television and radio. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics with honors from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she was the editor-in-chief of the law review. Before founding Shaw Valenza LLP in 2006, Jennifer was a partner at Jackson Lewis LLP.

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