HR in CA: Traps for the Unwary: Independent Contractors, Interns, Commissioned and Joint Employees
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The modern workforce is made up of a variety of different relationships intended to create flexibility for both companies and workers. However, inherent risks associated with these relationships create significant liability for employers if not properly addressed. In this in-depth, hands-on seminar, you’ll learn how to guard against risks associated with these unique working arrangements.

6/2/2015
When: Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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

Registration: NCHRA Members $249 / General $329

 

Qualifies for 5 SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) / HRCI Recertification Credits, 5 California. Also qualifies for MCLE.

Summary

The modern workforce is made up of a variety of different relationships intended to create flexibility for both companies and workers. However, inherent risks associated with these relationships create significant liability for employers if not properly addressed.

In this in-depth, hands-on seminar, you’ll learn how to guard against risks associated with these unique working arrangements, and leave able to:

• Recognize signs that an independent contractor has been misclassified
• Construct independent contractor agreements
• Properly structure intern and volunteer programs and policies
• Avoid wage and hour landmines in commission based-compensation plans and bonus arrangements
• Identify the legal implications of joint employment, including “temps” and leased employees, and best practices for navigating a dual employer relationship

 

About the Presenters

Virginia Young is Senior Counsel at Rogers Joseph O’Donnell. She has broad experience representing small and large employers in state and federal courts and before a variety of governmental agencies. Her practice covers a wide spectrum of state, federal and local employment issues including state and federal wage and hour, government contractor affirmative action, family and medical leaves of absence, discrimination, harassment and reasonable accommodation, and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Sharon Rossi is an Associate at Rogers Joseph O’Donnell. Ms. Rossi also has extensive experience defending employers in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Rossi counsels employers (both large and small) on a wide array of workplace issues, such as leaves of absence, disability accommodations, employee complaints (including harassment and discrimination), terminations (including reductions-in-force), contingent workforce arrangements and workplace violence threats.



 

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.