Seminars

SEMINARS

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. Along with the extensive course materials (FREE to all registrants), the programs will enable employers to understand what the laws require and how to comply.

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Wage And Hour Laws

This semi-annual seminar addresses the California and federal wage and hour laws, including changes and developments in the field. It is a unique one-day program that employers, HR managers, controllers, attorneys, payroll managers, accountants, and supervisors attend each year. This year attendees will receive a free copy of the 2017 Edition of the WAGE AND HOUR MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS by Attorney Richard J. Simmons (over 990 pages). The book is absolutely the best resource on the topic, has been cited by courts and the enforcement agencies as a lending authority, and is widely recognized as the leading text in its field.

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours by the State Bar of California.

HRCI Credit
The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 6 California recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ certifications. The content of the activities submitted has met the criteria of the Approved Provider Program.
 

10-04-2017 | San Francisco, California

Leaves And Local Ordinances

This new one-day program is designed to help HR officials, personnel specialists, attorneys, consultants, supervisors and other management officials better understand the numerous laws that provide employees the right to time off and leaves of absence. Registrants will receive a free copy of the 2017 Edition of Richard J. Simmons’ LEAVES OF ABSENCE AND TIME OFF FROM WORK MANUAL (over 210 pages) which has been updated in 2017 and examines the key statutes and the obligations they create.

The program also includes an examination of local ordinances applicable to San Francisco and surrounding areas, including local minimum wage rules, paid sick leave ordinances, local trends on benefits, Fair Chance Ordinance, and many more…

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours by the State Bar of California.

HRCI Credit
The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 6 California recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ certifications. The content of the activities submitted has met the criteria of the Approved Provider Program.
 

10-05-2017 | San Francisco, California

Wage And Hour Laws

This semi-annual seminar addresses the California and federal wage and hour laws, including changes and developments in the field. It is a unique one-day program that employers, HR managers, controllers, attorneys, payroll managers, accountants, and supervisors attend each year. This year attendees will receive a free copy of the 2017 Edition of the WAGE AND HOUR MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS by Attorney Richard J. Simmons (over 990 pages). The book is absolutely the best resource on the topic, has been cited by courts and the enforcement agencies as a lending authority, and is widely recognized as the leading text in its field.

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours by the State Bar of California.

HRCI Credit
The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 6 California recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ certifications. The content of the activities submitted has met the criteria of the Approved Provider Program.

08-15-2017 | Monrovia, California

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 the 2017 Edition of Richard J. Simmons’ EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AND EEO PRACTICE MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS (over 820 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.

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours by the State Bar of California.

HRCI Credit
The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 6 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ certifications. The content of the activity submitted has met the criteria of the Approved Provider Program.

08-16-2017 | Monrovia, California

Employee Handbook And Personnel Policies

The seminar will examine the legal and practical issues associated with handbooks and the proper approach to drafting policies that will implement employers’ objectives while safeguarding their interests. The text provided to all attendees includes more than 450 sample policies including policies on termination, progressive discipline, at-will employment, vacation benefits, sick pay, leaves of absence, social media, reference requests, privacy, and performance evaluations, among others. This program is essential for all employers. You will not want to miss this invaluable workshop.

The seminar features Richard J. Simmons’ 2017 Edition of the EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK AND PERSONNEL POLICIES MANUAL (over 770 pages), which will be provided free to all registrants. It is an indispensable resource for employers in all industries.

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours by the State Bar of California.

HRCI Credit
The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 6 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ certifications. The content of the activity submitted has met the criteria of the Approved Provider Program.

08-17-2017 | Monrovia, California

Wage And Hour Laws

This semi-annual seminar addresses the California and federal wage and hour laws, including changes and developments in the field. It is a unique one-day program that employers, HR managers, controllers, attorneys, payroll managers, accountants, and supervisors attend each year. This year attendees will receive a free copy of the 2017 Edition of the WAGE AND HOUR MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS by Attorney Richard J. Simmons (over 990 pages). The book is absolutely the best resource on the topic, has been cited by courts and the enforcement agencies as a lending authority, and is widely recognized as the leading text in its field.

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours by the State Bar of California.

HRCI Credit
The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 6 California recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ certifications. The content of the activities submitted has met the criteria of the Approved Provider Program.
 

08-23-2017 | Garden Grove, California

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 the 2017 Edition of Richard J. Simmons’ EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AND EEO PRACTICE MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS (over 820 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.

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours by the State Bar of California.

HRCI Credit
The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 6 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ certifications. The content of the activity submitted has met the criteria of the Approved Provider Program.
 

08-24-17 | Garden Grove, California

Employee Handbook And Personnel Policies

The seminar will examine the legal and practical issues associated with handbooks and the proper approach to drafting policies that will implement employers’ objectives while safeguarding their interests. The text provided to all attendees includes more than 450 sample policies including policies on termination, progressive discipline, at-will employment, vacation benefits, sick pay, leaves of absence, social media, reference requests, privacy, and performance evaluations among others. This program is essential for all employers. You will not want to miss this invaluable workshop.

The seminar features Richard J. Simmons’ 2017 Edition of the EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK AND PERSONNEL POLICIES MANUAL (over 770 pages), which will be provided free to all registrants. It is an indispensable resource for employers in all industries.

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours by the State Bar of California.

HRCI Credit
The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 6 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ certifications. The content of the activity submitted has met the criteria of the Approved Provider Program.
 

09-14-2017 | Garden Grove, California

Wage And Hour Laws

This semi-annual seminar addresses the California and federal wage and hour laws, including changes and developments in the field. It is a unique one-day program that employers, HR managers, controllers, attorneys, payroll managers, accountants, and supervisors attend each year. This year attendees will receive a free copy of the 2017 Edition of the WAGE AND HOUR MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS by Attorney Richard J. Simmons (over 990 pages). The book is absolutely the best resource on the topic, has been cited by courts and the enforcement agencies as a lending authority, and is widely recognized as the leading text in its field.

MCLE Credit
This activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 6 hours by the State Bar of California.

HRCI Credit
The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 6 California recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ certifications. The content of the activities submitted has met the criteria of the Approved Provider Program.
 

09-19-2017 | Los Angeles, California