Seminars

CASTLE'S UPCOMING SEMINAR SERIES

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!!

OUR NEXT SEMINAR SERIES WILL BE PRESENTED ON MARCH 12, 13 & 19

Each of the 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 (provided 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 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 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

03-12-2024 | In-Person or Live Broadcast, 9:00a - 4:30p PST

Employment Discrimination And Employee Relations Laws

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

03-13-2024 | In-Person or Live Broadcast, 9:00a - 4:30p PST

Employee Handbook And Personnel Policies

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
& Bryanne Lewis, Attorneys
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

03-19-2024 | In-Person or Live Broadcast, 9:00a - 4:30p PST

COMMENTS FROM OUR RECENT ATTENDEES

"I've gone to Castle events for the past five years and it's propelled my career."

"Richard Simmons' energy level maintains our interest and enables one to assimilate this amount of information."

"Always a great day - I look forward to this seminar every year."

"Best Wage & Hour program available, presented in an engaging & effective manner."

"A lot of material covered in a short time. Was very informative. Was engaged the entire time. Learned things I thought I had already known."

"I have attended Richard's seminars for over 2 decades…he's my labor law expert! Thank you Richard for your vast knowledge & entertaining delivery."

"Very helpful to a newer attorney getting into employment law."

"Although I've been in HR for 35 years & attending Richard's seminar almost every year, I ALWAYS learn so much."

"I'm very successful in my fields primarily because of knowledge I have gained in Richard's seminars over the years! Thank you Richard!!"