Governor Brown has signed numerous measures into law that will impact California businesses in 2019 and beyond. Don’t wait to prepare. Join us for the Fisher Phillips 2019 California Legislative and Case Law Update. The program will quickly get you up-to-speed on the new laws in an environment that will allow ample time for Q&A. GGRA members use promo code FISHER10 for $10 off the $45 ticket price: register HERE.
New Legislation for 2019 Includes:
SB 820: Known as the STAND (Stand Together Against Non-Disclosure) Act, this law broadly prohibits non-disclosure clauses in settlement agreements involving sexual assault, sexual harassment, or sex discrimination.
SB 1300: Comprehensive legislation that contains a number of sweeping provisions that will change the way sexual harassment claims are litigated in California.
SB 1343: Requires employers with five or more employees to provide sexual harassment prevention training to both supervisory and non-supervisory employees.
AB 1976: Updates current lactation accommodation law to specify that employers must make reasonable efforts to provide a room “other than a bathroom” to accommodate such employees.
SB 826: Mandates that all California-based publicly traded corporations must have at least one female director on their board of directors.
SB 970: Requires a hotel or motel employer to provide 20 minutes of training to employees that are likely to come into contact with victims of human trafficking.
AB 3109: Intended primarily for cases involving criminal conduct or sexual harassment, the new law bars settlement agreement provisions that prevent testifying in legal or legislative proceedings.
SB 1402: Establishes joint and several liability for customers who contract with port drayage carriers who have unsatisfied judgments regarding unpaid wages, damages, expenses, penalties and workers’ compensation liability.
AB 2282: Clarifies prior law prohibiting salary inquiries of job applicants.
2018 Significant Case Law Updates
Learn about significant new case law in 2018, including the Epic Systems case confirming that class action waivers in arbitration agreements are lawful, the Dynamex case imposing a new test for classification of independent contractors, and the Starbucks case holding that the “de minimis” rule for off-the-clock work does not apply in California.
Employee Benefits Update
The healthcare landscape is evolving on a daily basis. Tune-in to find out what may be in store for 2019.
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Questions? Please email CAseminars@fisherphillips.com.
$45/person – $40/person if two or more register from the same organization. GGRA MEMBERS: use promo code FISHER10 for $10 off. Register HERE.
$35/person – SHRM, PIHRA, SDSHRM, SDHR Forum, NCHRA, NHRA and SAHRA members
Please note, checks are not being accepted as a form of payment.
Cancellation requests must be received at least three calendar days before program for a refund.
**This program has been submitted for review for 3 SHRM/HRCI credit hours.