HR in CA: Ensuring Successful Hiring & Termination Practices
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Leave the seminar able to identify common mistakes managers make that lead to lawsuits, and best practice alternatives to avoid such mistakes.

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
From 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM
Where: NCHRA Training Center
233 Sansome Street, Suite 508
San Francisco, California  94104
United States
Contact: 415-291-1992

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Seminar Details

Qualifies for 5 California/MCLS Recertification Credits (also qualifies for general)
Registration: NCHRA Members $249 / General $329



Organizational success requires hiring the right talent and terminating poor performers within the context and requirements of California and federal law. From equal opportunity laws to solicitation and non-comp agreements, you’ll gain skills necessary to:

• Ensure that your forms and agreements related to hiring and terminations meet the latest legal requirements
• Reduce risks of wrongful termination claims through solid performance management practices
• Manage employee whistleblower situations
• Avoid legal landmines in hiring, such as “smoking gun” interview comments
• Identify common mistakes managers make that lead to lawsuits, and best practice alternatives to avoid such mistakes


About the Presenters

Mary Wang, Esq., Partner, Hixson Nagatani LLP joined Hixson Nagatani LLP as a Partner in 2009. For several years prior, Ms. Wang practiced employment law with one of California’s most prestigious law firms. A seasoned advisor and litigator, Ms. Wang has advised Fortune 500 companies and small employers on a variety of employment and labor laws. In her litigation practice, she has defended employers in state and federal courts, arbitral forums, as well as agencies against various employment claims ranging from harassment to trade secret violations.

Brian K. Nagatani is a partner at Hixson Nagatani LLP in Santa Clara, California. He provides preventive counseling to employers on a broad range of issues including hiring and termination decisions and personnel policy decisions. He also represents employers before state and federal courts in employment litigation matters.


Cancellations received less than seven calendar days from the program date are not refundable. If cancellation within seven days of the program is unavoidable, a credit for a future event will be granted, minus a $75 administration fee ($15 for regional meetings). Credits must be used within one year of issue. A substitute attendee is allowed at the applicable NCHRA member/non-member rate in lieu of credit. Separate cancellation policies apply for the HR West Conference and Certification Preparation Courses.