2020 Legal Update - San Francisco
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2020 Legal Update - San Francisco

On January 1, 2020, several new employment laws went into effect that directly impact California employers’ compliance requirements. Learn all about new California state legislation, applicable new federal requirements, new state employment regulations, and select California case law affecting California employers.

When: Thursday, January 30, 2020
9:30 AM UNTIL 3:30 PM
Where: Golden Gate University Room #6208
536 Mission St.
San Francisco 94105
United States
Presenter: Marc Jacuzzi and Nancy McCoy
Contact: 800-339-4481

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Legal Update 2020 - San Francisco
Thursday Jan 30, 2020

Registration 9:00 - 9:30 am

Program 9:30am - 3:30pm

Qualifies for 5 CA HRCI Recertification Credits / 5 SHRM PDCs

Price: Member $125 / General $149 / Join Now $319.97 (includes 1 year of membership to Next Concept HR Association)


Learn all about new California state legislation, new state employment regulations, and select California case law affecting California employers.


Our state legislators were busy in 2019! Here’s a sneak preview! AB 5 now codifies the ABC independent contractor test - What does this mean? Are there any exemptions?; AB 51 purports to ban mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements – Are employment arbitration agreements still enforceable in CA?; AB 749 limits “no rehire” clauses in settlement agreements – yes, that right, but are there exceptions?; AB 25 creates significant new privacy rights for certain employers – if you are subject to AB 25 you better start planning now as employers only have until July 1, 2020 to comply with certain parts of the new CCPA and compliance arduous!  And, much, much more – new lactation accommodation laws, extension to file certain administrative claims, new FEHA protected categories, to name a few.     
If that’s not enough on your plate, our state courts were busy over the past year issuing several new California case law opinions that dramatically change how employers address various employment law issues and employers’ policies.
You will learn:
Ø  All about the new state legislation, applicable new federal requirements, new state employment regulations, and select California case law affecting California employers.
Ø  The new “do’s and don’ts” associated with these new laws.
Ø  Which policies and forms need to be revised now to be in compliance.
Ø  How to train management employees about the laws.”



>> Marc L. Jacuzzi, Director Attorney, Simpson, Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi, P.C.

Mr. Jacuzzi has broad experience in employment law matters. For the past 23 years, he has represented employers as defendants in civil rights actions, including claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA); the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Title VII of the Civil Rights Act; the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), and other state discrimination statutes. He has experience with Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) claims; retaliation, whistle-blower, trade secret misappropriation claims, California Labor Code claims for meal & rest break violations, paystub violations, overtime, minimum wage, and more.

Mr. Jacuzzi's practice also involves employment law counseling. He regularly advises clients regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship.

>> Nancy L. McCoy, Senior Counsel, Simpson, Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi PC

Ms. McCoy is an experienced litigator and counselor who has been advising and representing employers for over fifteen years. Her practice is dedicated to working with California employers of all sizes, from small “mom and pop” shops, nonprofits and medium sized businesses, to nationwide corporations and franchisees, across a broad spectrum of industries.

Ms. McCoy has comprehensive experience handling employment law matters before all State and Federal courts, as well as before various State, Federal and local agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Department of Labor (DOL), the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) and the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB), among others. 

In addition to aggressively litigating and defending her clients, Ms. McCoy also routinely provides her clients with day-to-day advice and counsel designed to help them prevent employment problems from occurring in the first place, and to help minimize risks occurring throughout the employment life cycle, from hire to termination.   



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.