Seminars

WEBINARS & SEMINARS

OUR UPCOMING SEMINAR SCHEDULE IS NOW POSTED -- REGISTER TODAY!

Castle Publications is excited to announce that the next seminar series will be presented live and online. Attendees at Castle’s upcoming programs will see and hear Attorney Richard J. Simmons, one of the nation’s most highly sought-after speakers and authors on employment law. Showcasing his energetic presentation style, Mr. Simmons will present the upcoming series live via a special broadcast. Each presentation will feature the invaluable Manual written on the topic as the program text.

While in-person presentations are not yet available, this experience is designed to allow Mr. Simmons to closely replicate his highly attended seminars. Those who attend from their home or office will be sent his unique and coveted desk references in advance of the sessions so they can be used during the programs. The series will cover emerging issues related to wage and hour, employment discrimination, and employee handbook rules. Each session will include a discussion of key issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic that are relevant to the topic. The Employee Handbook program will also feature a checklist for COVID-19 workplace policies.

As an added bonus, those who attend the programs will be eligible for a special discount on Simmons’ new 2021 edition, the Employer’s Guide To COVID-19 And Emerging Workplace Issues: Year 2.

PLEASE CLICK ON THE PROGRAM NAME BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Employee Handbook And Personnel Policies

This online seminar experience will examine the legal and practical issues associated with employee handbooks. It will discuss techniques to drafting policies that will implement employers’ objectives while safeguarding their interests. The unique book and the program will assist employers to identify and reduce their exposure to liabilities. Numerous kinds of policies will be reviewed, including a checklist for COVID-19 workplace policies, and more than 460 sample policies will be provided, including policies on termination, progressive discipline, at-will employment, telecommuting, 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.

The program features Richard J. Simmons’ EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK AND PERSONNEL POLICIES MANUAL (over 780 pages), which will be provided in advance of the program date to all registrants. It is an indispensable resource that has received national acclaim and is valuable for employers in all industries.

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

03-18-2021 | Live Broadcast Experience, 9:00a - 4:00p PST

Employment Discrimination And Employee Relations Laws

This online seminar experience is designed to provide a guide through the ever-changing maze of state and federal employment discrimination laws. The program is attended by HR officials, personnel specialists, attorneys, consultants, owners, supervisors and other management officials. Registrants will receive, in advance of the program date, a copy of Richard J. Simmons’ EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AND EEO PRACTICE MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS (over 860 pages). The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing 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
& Ronda Jamgotchian
Attorneys, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

03-25-2021 | Live Broadcast Experience, 9:00a - 4:00p PST

Wage And Hour Laws

This online seminar experience addresses the California and federal 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, in advance of the program date, a copy of the WAGE AND HOUR MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS by Attorney Richard J. Simmons (over 1020 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
& Ryan Krueger
Attorneys, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

04-01-2021 | Live Broadcast Experience, 9:00a - 4:00p PST