Seminars

WEBINARS & SEMINARS

OUR 2020 SUMMER SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED SOON -- PLEASE CHECK BACK

Each of our programs is designed to provide a meaningful examination of the state and federal laws in their respective areas, as well as many practical concerns. Particular attention will be devoted to areas of frequent concern to California employers and common pitfalls that have resulted in significant employer liabilities. The programs are intended to show employers HOW TO avoid, limit, and eliminate liabilities.

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Reopening America – The Return To Revamped Workplaces During The Pandemic

In this 90-minute Webinar, the most sought after speaker and author on employment law will review the “next generation” of decisions employers must make over the upcoming days, weeks and months when the process of gradually reintegrating employees to workplaces begins. This Webinar will use the new Employer’s Guide To COVID-19 And Emerging Workplace Issues as the program text. The Employer’s Guide is the first go-to, one-stop book of its kind. It surveys federal, California and New York law in 14 comprehensive chapters and will be automatically updated throughout 2020. Its popularity is already surging.

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

05-13-2020 | Los Angeles, California 10:00a - 11:30a

Wage And Hour Laws

This unique one-day program 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 a free copy of the New 2020 Edition 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
& Matthew M. Sonne or Daniel J. McQueen, Attorneys
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

02-19-20 | Garden Grove, California 9:00a - 4:30p

Employment Discrimination And Employee Relations Laws

The seminar 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 a free 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 D. Jamgotchian or Hilary A. Habib, Attorneys
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

02-20-20 | Garden Grove, California 9:00a - 4:30p

Wage And Hour Laws

This unique one-day program 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 a free copy of the New 2020 Edition 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
& Matthew M. Sonne or Daniel J. McQueen, Attorneys
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

02-25-20 | Arcadia, California 9:00a - 4:30p

Employment Discrimination And Employee Relations Laws

The seminar 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 a free 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 D. Jamgotchian or Hilary A. Habib, Attorneys
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

02-26-20 | Arcadia, California 9:00a - 4:30p

Employee Handbook And Personnel Policies

The seminar 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 and more than 460 sample policies will be provided, including policies on termination, progressive discipline, at-will employment, 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 free 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

02-27-20 | Arcadia, California 9:00a - 4:30p

Employee Handbook And Personnel Policies

The seminar 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 and more than 460 sample policies will be provided, including policies on termination, progressive discipline, at-will employment, 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 free 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

03-11-20 | Garden Grove, California 9:00a - 4:30p

Wage And Hour Laws [WILL BE RESCHEDULED]

This unique one-day program 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 a free copy of the New 2020 Edition 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
& Matthew M. Sonne or Daniel J. McQueen, Attorneys
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

03-19-20 | Los Angeles, California 9:00a - 4:30p