HR Lessons from the ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ Economy: What NOT to Disrupt

2018 Employment Law & Legislative Conference
Learn key HR practices that cannot be sacrificed or “disrupted” in the name of technology.

In an era where disruption is favored, the most successful HR professionals need to know which HR policies and practices to keep and why. This session will dissect the HR failures of Uber, the world's most valuable startup, to identify key HR practices that cannot be sacrificed or “disrupted” in the name of technological advancement. This session will not only help you understand the HR practices your company needs to retain and develop, it will also give you the framework for explaining to your company's executive team why these practices matter. You will:

  • Gain a better understanding of how properly drafted policies affect culture, employee engagement and the financial bottom line of the company.
  • Learn best practices for developing effective policies that balance the needs of the employer and the rights of employees.
  • Engage in ethical practice and effective communication as part of the human resources function.
  • Learn how to effectively communicate with C-suite executives on HR compliance issues to reduce legal liability.
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:15am to 10:45am

Brenda S. Kasper, SHRM-SCP, SPHR-CA


Brenda S. Kasper is a founding member of Kasper & Frank LLP, a law firm representing California and multi-state employers for all of their human resources and employment law needs.  She regularly advises employers of all sizes on wage and hour compliance, leaves of absence, disability accommodation, reductions in force, terminations and discipline management, employment contracts, personnel policies, and hiring issues.  She also provides management and human resources training.  Brenda is a former HR director so her legal advice is practical, creative and tailored to each client’s needs.  She was the 2015 San Diego SHRM Board President, is an instructor for the HR Certification program at the University of California San Diego Extension and holds her SHRM-SCP and SPHR-California certifications.

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Concurrent Session
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