What’s Next -> Series: Apocalyptic, Brutal, Catastrophic: California’s New ABC Test for Independent Contractors (Marin)
Wednesday, August 15
Registration/Networking 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Program 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Qualifies for 1.5 California Recertification Credits / 1.5 SHRM PDCs
Price: Members Free / General $35
It is crucial to thoroughly understand the practical effects of the California Supreme Court’s recent decision in Dynamex on the use of independent contractors by businesses of all types and sizes. The decision requires workers to meet the “ABC Test” in order to be correctly classified as independent contractors in certain contexts in California. We will review the Court’s decision and will explain what the “ABC Test” consists of. We will discuss tips for properly classifying workers in the wake of this far-reaching decision.
After participating, you will:
> Understand the “ABC Test”
> Understand the contexts in which the ABC Test applies
> Recognize that the ABC Test may change whether a worker is an independent contractor
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Cara Barrick is Of Counsel in the San Francisco office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. She has extensive experience representing businesses of all sizes in employment law compliance issues, including counseling in best practices, drafting employment policies, as well as coaching in hiring, disciplinary, and separation decisions. Cara has often been engaged to assist clients in auditing job duties to properly classify employees under various wage and hour laws. Her SPHR-CA and SHRM-SCP certifications reflect her commitment to the HR profession and competency in the legal issues that matter most to HR professionals.
An experienced litigator, Cara defends lawsuits and administrative claims with a practical and strategic approach. Cara has represented clients in matters pending before state trial and appellate courts; federal district courts; and various federal, state, and local agencies. Cara is admitted to practice in both California and Florida. She spent the first decade of her career as a trial attorney in Florida, first with a large insurance defense firm, then with a boutique firm. In 2010 and again in 2011, she was selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
Cara earned both her law degree and her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. In between, she was awarded a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship and attended the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.
Learn more about Cara here: https://www.ogletree.com/people/cara-barrick
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.