Wage and Hour Seminar

This unique one-day program addresses the federal and California wage and hour laws, including changes and developments in the field. Hundreds of California employers, HR officials, controllers, attorneys, payroll professionals, accountants, and supervisors attend Simmons' wage and hour programs each year. This year registrants will receive a copy of the 2023 WAGE AND HOUR MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS by Attorney Richard J. Simmons (over 1,050 pages). The book is absolutely the best resource on the topic, has been cited by courts and the enforcement agencies as an authoritative text, and is widely recognized as the leading text in its field.

COURSE FACULTY
Richard J. Simmons
& Tyler J. Johnson, Attorneys
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

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Employment Discrimination Seminar



The seminar is designed to guide participants through the ever-changing maze of state and federal employment discrimination laws. The program is attended by HR professionals, personnel specialists, attorneys, owners, supervisors and other management officials. Registrants will receive a copy of Richard J. Simmons' EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AND EEO PRACTICE MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS (over 880 pages).The California Civil Rights Department has recognized the value of this Manual and obtained copies of prior editions for investigators, consultants and supervisors throughout California.

COURSE FACULTY
Richard J. Simmons
& Hilary A. Habib, Attorneys & Partners
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

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Employee Handbook Seminar



The seminar will examine the legal and practical issues associated with employee handbooks. It will discuss the proper approach to drafting policies that will implement employers’ objectives while safeguarding their interests. The program text includes more than 460 sample policies, including policies on termination, progressive discipline, at-will employment, teleworking, cell phones, vacation benefits, sick pay, leaves of absence, social media, reference requests, and performance evaluations, among others. You will not want to miss this invaluable workshop

COURSE FACULTY
Richard J. Simmons
Attorney & Partner
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

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