Steps to Prevent Wrongful Termination

 

Please join us for our Steps to Prevent Wrongful Termination Seminar

 

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The Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council

in partnership with

 

The California Employment Development Department

 

Present

 

Steps to Prevent Wrongful Termination

 

Natalja Fulton, Esq.

 

 Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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

Concord Hilton

1970 Diamond Blvd.

Concord, CA 94520 

Members $35  Nonmembers $50

In this program tools will be provided to assist you with several areas of employee relations to avoid wrongful termination claims. 

 

  • Hiring and Interviewing: Tools for best practices in hiring and interviewing and how the law has changed with respect to what information you can request from a candidate.
  • Performance Management: How to keep good employees on track, and how to consistently discipline within the law.  Trends in workplace policy-making will also be identified.
  • Identifying, Preventing and Responding to Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation in the Workplace: Tools to train your front-line supervisors and human resources team to protect your employees and your business. 
  • Terminations:  If you do need to terminate an employee, we’ll discuss the steps required before making that decision.  

Join us for real-life hypotheticals arising from recent case law.  Learn to read the warning signs to avoid discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination claims.

  

About the Speaker


Attorney Natalja Fulton is a senior associate in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP. Her practice focuses on employment litigation and employment counseling, and she specifically has experience defending employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour, and labor related workers’ compensation matters.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Seminar

  The Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council

in partnership with

 The California Employment Development Department

Present

 Sexual Harassment Prevention Seminar

Michele Lane, Esq.

 Law Offices of Michele Lane

 Meets training requirements for AB 1825.  Certificates will be provided for attendees.  

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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

Concord Hilton

1970 Diamond Blvd.

Concord, CA 94520 

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 Sexual Harassment Prevention Seminar

 Michele Lane

Michele Lane is a member of the State Bar of California and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California. 

Ms. Lane received her B.A. in humanities from Pennsylvania State University, cum laude, in 1974 and her J.D. degree from Golden Gate School of Law in 1984. 

She has more than 35 years of experience in law and business related positions including sales executive for IBM, Honeywell Information Systems and Rolm Corporation, in-house general counsel for a national retail software franchisor, managing partner in private law practice and in-house counsel for a non-profit corporation in the education finance industry.  Ms. Lane has served on the board of directors for a privately held software corporation in the health care industry, and on the board of directors for a non-profit agency, and as a judge pro-tem for the Small Claims Court of Appeals in Contra Costa County. 

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If you are a large employer, learn about the 2015 penalty assessments, how the penalty is calculated and strategies to avoid the penalties.

Small employers will also benefit from this presentation by learning what the requirements are for offering coverage, how to minimize the rate shock, the new pricing model and grandfathered plans.

JeffOur guest speaker for this seminar is Jeff Buchanan. Jeff’s background in employee benefits spans nearly 30 years.  His primary focus has been in the realm of health insurance planning and consulting for small to medium size businesses.  Jeff’s main focus is providing unique solutions, advice, and consulting services to the customers he serves.

Jeff is currently a broker with West Callaway Stotka, Inc. in Pleasant Hill.  He is the benefits practice leader for the firm.  Prior to this, he was responsible for creating and managing a full service employee benefits department for a large regional insurance agency.

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(CCCEAC Members $35 and Non CCCEAC Members $50)