What’s Next -> Achieving Gender Equality and the California Gender Recognition Bill SB 179 (Hayward)
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Registration 7:15 - 7:45am
Program 8:00 to 9:30am
Qualifies for 1.5 California HRCI Recertification Credits / 1.5 SHRM PDCs
Price: Member FREE (Bring a Friend) / General $35
Join us for an informative morning session with Fisher Phillips’ managing partner Jason Geller as we take a look at the facts and legislation of recently passed Bill SB 179, and how it will have an impact on your organization's data systems, programs, policies and communications as well as diversity and inclusion programs.
As an HR professional, you need to know about the recently reorganized categories relating to gender will affect how people want to be identified and recognized.
After participating, you will have gained an understanding about:
1) Gender laws and its impact on affirmative action, diversity and anti bias legislation.
2) How this bill will significantly impact your organization's data systems and policies.
3) How this newly passed California legislation will affect and change your concepts and perceptions and recognition around an individual's individual and preferred identity.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Jason Geller, Managing Partner Fisher Phillips’ San Francisco office
Jason Geller is the managing partner of the firm's San Francisco office. Jason represents employers in all facets of employment law matters. He has considerable experience defending employers in litigation involving claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and California wage and hour laws. Jason has defended employers against class and individual wage and hour claims, including claims for alleged misclassification of exempt and independent contractor status, and failure to pay overtime and provide meal periods and rest breaks. He also frequently defends employers in whistleblowing and retaliation claims, including claims under the California Whistleblower Act, the False Claims Act and various provisions of the California Labor Code.
Jason has extensive experience defending employers in federal and state courts, as well as in investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the DFEH, United States Department of Labor (DOL) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
In addition to defending his clients in litigation, Jason frequently counsels employers to assist them in avoiding litigation. He regularly advises clients on leave management issues and the interactive process for employees with disabilities, reinstatement obligations under various leave laws and wage and hour compliance.
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.