California Focus: Best Practices in Employee Handbooks and Manuals --- SOLD OUT
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Learn to avoid common pitfalls, establish guidelines for updating policies and evaluate existing forms and procedures.

When: Wednesday, January 27th
From 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM
Where: NCHRA Training Room
233 Sansome Street
Suite 508
San Francisco 94104
United States
Contact: 415-291-1992

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Seminar Details

Registration: NCHRA Members $195 / General $245


Qualifies for 5 SHRM PDCs / HRCI Recertification Credits, California Credits


Clear, concise, and thorough employment policies not only head off HR problems, but also protect organizations from legal challenges.


This critical seminar provides practical solutions for developing and distributing written employment policies that establish sound procedures, while accounting for both consistent application and necessary flexibility.  


Learn to avoid common pitfalls, establish guidelines for updating policies, and evaluate existing forms and procedures. Specifically you'll be able to:

  • Determine whether you need an employee handbook and/or a separate policy manual
  • Recognize "red flags" in written materials
  • Choose appropriate forms for common HR functions

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.