Sexual Harassment Prevention Seminar

  The Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council

in partnership with

 The California Employment Development Department


 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 


 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. 

Healthcare Reform: Lessons to Help Embrace the Change

Avoid the headaches of healthcare reform by attending this seminar that offers solutions to help us all navigate this complicated legislation.

  • Did you know the discrimination testing rules may be changing?
  • Are you following the 60-day mandated waiting period?
  • Did you provide the notice to employees regarding the exchange?

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)

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