Drugs and Weed in The Workplace

Tuesday, March 27 , 2018
7:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.
Concord Clarion Hotel
1050 Burnett Ave.
Concord, CA

Come hear what’s happening in the workplace:

  • Employer policies on medical and recreational marijuana use and other drugs
  • Pre-employment testing and drug conviction inquiries
  • Reasonable suspicion testing during employment
  • Federal/State Drug Free Workplace Act requirements
  • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation leaves of absence
  • Weed in the Workplace
    • Ross v. RagingWire Telecommunications
    • Zero Tolerance Policies

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Our Speakers

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Christy Kotowski
  • Christina Kotowski has provided practical and effective legal advice and representation to California employers of all sizes for nearly twenty years on a wide variety of topics. She is a member of the State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, a Board Member for the Contra Costa County Bar Association Employment Law Section, and a Board Member of the NCHRA Contra Costa Chapter.
  • Christina M. Kotowski, Esq., Kotowski Law Firm – 2601 Blanding Ave. #C386, Alameda, CA 94501, christy@ kotowskilaw.com, www.kotowskilaw.com, (510) 748-0930 office,(510) 332-5349 mobile
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Christina Weed
  • Christina Weed, is a licensed attorney with an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of San Diego, Christina offers a unique combined focus on Business Law and Tax Law and helps advise her clients with respect to their businesses. Christina has helped draft proposed legislation related to California Tax Laws and has been published in the California Tax Lawyer magazine with the State Bar, as well as a number of other publications, including the Contra Costa Lawyer magazine. Christina assists individuals and businesses with their tax law matters, and has assisted businesses in the cannabis industry, including audits, tax controversy, and federal search and seizure, throughout the East Bay. Christina is a co-founder of Weed Law, PC, which focuses on the unique business law issues that arise in the cannabis industry.
  • Christina Weed, Attorney, LL.M. Law Office of Christina Weed, 1655 N. Main Street, Suite 240, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, cweed@cwlawoffices.comhttp://cwlawoffices.com/, (925) 953-2920 office, (925) 301-8667 fax
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Lisa Mendes
  • Lisa J. Mendes is a licensed attorney, and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Lisa provides family law, civil harassment, and civil litigation legal services to the community. Lisa is an active member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association and the Robert G. McGrath Inn of Court. Lisa has helped draft proposed legislation for submission to the California Legislature. She’s been published in the Contra Costa Lawyer magazine, as well as distributes a monthly blog and newsletter pertaining to legal issues surrounding her practice areas. Lisa assists individuals with their complex family law matters, and civil harassment issues, as well as, represents individuals and businesses with their civil litigation issues. Lisa also assists businesses in the growing cannabis industry with proposals and business formation.Lisa is a co-founder of Weed Law, PC, which focuses on the unique business law issues that arise in the rapidly growing cannabis industry.
  • Lisa J. Mendes, Esq., Mendes Law, PC, 1655 N. Main Street, Suite 240 , Walnut Creek, CA 94596, (925) 979-5568 Office, (925) 241-4171 Fax, lisa@mendeslawca.comwww.mendeslawca.com, Se habla español

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Leadership in the Workplace – Seminar

Tue, April 18, 2017
7:30 AM – 10:00 AM PST

Concord Clarion Hotel
1050 Burnett Avenue
Concord, CA 94520

About

Have you ever said to yourself, “My job would be so much easier if I didn’t have to deal with people?” If so, join us on April 18th where our returning speaker, Jody Bagno-Dill will be addressing the Leadership issues of people-interactions that drain your energy, steal your joy and sabotage the success of your organization. She’ll share inspiring stories and easy-to-implement tools to help your managers clear the chaos preventing growth, success and fulfillment at work. You’ll learn about engaging with the four Personal Vibe types, and navigating tricky-but necessary emotional conversations that are vital to progress. You’ll feel freed from being held hostage to the emotional roller coaster of Divas and Destroyers.

Join us for conversation, leave with a game plan and reclaim the powerful Vibe in your workplace.

Register online here:

About Jody

As President and Co-founder of Jazz Business Consulting, Jody Bagno-Dill specializes in aligning business leaders and their teams in order to conquer great goals. She has worked as a second set of hands to create and implement growth strategies for a variety of industries, including Insurance, Construction. Manufacturing, Hospitality and of course, the music industry, where the name Jazz Business Consulting originated.

Jody Bagno-Dill

Her area of expertise focuses on resolving the drama, distrust and conflict that sabotage growth. With humor and insight, she shares compelling stories of facilitating difficult conversations between leaders and employees, staff and co-workers, as well as working with at-risk youth and former gang members in the inner city. In 2012, she was invited to participate in conversations throughout Israel and Palestine, supporting organizations working to resolve the conflict in the Middle East.

Jody leverages her degrees in Business and Psychology from CSU-Chico and her certifications in Executive Coaching, Guerrilla Marketing® and Personalities® training to find the most effective ways to help leaders achieve their vital objectives.

Techniques for Conflict Resolution

Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council/ Employment Development Department

Techniques for Conflict Resolution

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

 Concord Clarion Hotel

1050 Burnett Avenue

Concord, CA 94520

 

Human resources personnel and business owners deal with conflicts in the workplace on a daily basis. This course provides valuable steps and tools to help address difficult disputes that often arise at the workplace that do no squarely fit into any other category.

 

Attendees will learn:

  • How to spot conflict before it spots you.
  • How to address conflict in business/working situations.
  • Neutral steps to take in order to help unfold the conflict.
  • How to deal with conflict derailers.
  • Tried and true steps to come to a resolution.
  • When bringing in a third party might be useful.

 

Speaker:

Jessica A. Braverman

Licensed to practice law in California since 1990, Ms. Braverman volunteers at the Contra Costa County Superior Court as a settlement conference mentor and a discovery referee. She has resolved thousands of disputes as both a trained mediator and settlement conference facilitator.

With a background in both teaching and training, Jessica customizes management training courses to fit the particular needs of each business and organization. She also teaches human resources management at Los Medanos College at night. Jessica owns the California Employment Law Training Center, a division of Braverman Mediation and Consulting.

 

This employer seminar is provided for educational and informational purposes only. It does not constitute an endorsement of the curriculum or speakers by the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) or by the Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council (CCCEAC). Aside from staff designated to represent the EDD, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the materials provided during this event.

The EDD, an equal opportunity employer/program, is a partner in this event. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Requests for services, aids, and/or alternate formats need to be made prior to the event by calling 925-602-0134 (voice). TTY users please call the California Relay Service at 711.