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.

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

For over 20 years, Allison West has used her employment law background in delivering customized workplace training, conducting investigations, coaching executives/managers, serving as an expert witness, and specializing in conflict resolution and facilitated discussions to create more collaborative work environments. 

Allison is a top-rated speaker at the SHRM Annual Conference as well as other HR/diversity conferences, and is a national expert on harassment, discrimination and investigations. She has appeared on PBS, CBS This Morning and in O Magazine discussing workplace harassment issues. 

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



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