Seminars

WEBINARS & SEMINARS

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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 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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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 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
& Ryan Krueger
Attorneys, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

9-10-2020 | 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

09-17-20 | Live Broadcast Experience, 9:00a - 4:00p PST

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

09-24-20 | Live Broadcast Experience, 9:00a - 4:00p PST

Navigating COVID-19 Employment Issues In & Out Of The Office

In this 90-minute webinar, Brian Murphy and Adam Rosenthal will co-present a practical webinar guiding business owners, HR professionals, and other attorneys through the legal issues presented in each setting. Along with Richard J. Simmons, Brian and Adam are co-authors of Castle’s definitive employment law publication, the Employer’s Guide To COVID-19 And Emerging Workplace Issues (over 830 pages) and will be referencing it throughout the program.

COURSE FACULTY
Brian D. Murphy & Adam R. Rosenthal
Attorneys
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

11-19-2020 | Webinar, 10:00a - 11:30a PST