Core Competencies for Practicing HR in CA - Part Two: eProgram (Session 2 of 5)
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When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
From 5:00PM until 6:30PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: 415-291-1992

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Registration: NCHRA Members $195 / General $245 (for the entire series) 
Qualifies for 7.5 SHRM PDCs / HRCI Recertification Credits, 7.5 California Credits
Meets in five, 90-minute online sessions: Mondays and Wednesday - 5/9, 5/11, 5/16, 5/18, 5/23


Gain a broad perspective of HR tailored to California’s specific and complex regulations. In five 90-minute online sessions, you’ll cover the basics of employment law, hiring, compensation, benefits and occupational safety/workers compensation - all from the unique California perspective.
May 9 – Introduction and New HR Topics in California
A general discussion of HR's biggest problems and a review of recent California employment laws that impact California employers

May 11 – Vacations, Paid Time Off, Leaves of Absence 
Discuss employer legal requirements relative to vacations, sick leave, holidays, and paid time off including kin care. Review the new and amended pregnancy regulations. Also review the application and integration of FMLA, CFRA, and PDL leaves of absence and how SDI and PFL wage replacement programs interact with these mandated leaves.

May 16 – Employment Discrimination and Training Requirements
Discuss California’s FEHA and who it covers. Define discrimination, retaliation, expanded protected classes, and laws prohibiting discrimination. Review new and amended disability regulation and cover aspects of sexual harassment prevention training.

May 18 – Workplace Safety and Workers’ Compensation
Discuss the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP), heat illness protections, and other laws addressing workplace safety. Review workers’ compensation, discuss who and what is covered, as well as relevant types of injuries. Review records: Log 300, 300A, 301, DWC-1 and 5020 forms.

May 23– At-Will Employment, Privacy, and Professional HR Certification
Discuss the definition and meaning of at-will employment and termination issues regarding at-will employees. Learn about California's privacy rights and requirements. Learn about Professional HR Certification: PHR, SPHR, PHR-CA, and SPHR-CA. Program wrap-up and Q&A.


Bill Kelly, SPHR- CA, is a Principal and HR Consultant for Kelly HR. Bill's professional background includes 22 years of HR leadership roles in corporate management and 15 years of HR consulting experience. His extensive HR experience includes staffing, compliance, compensation & benefits, training, safety, and government contract management. As an adjunct faculty member, Bill taught HR courses for U.C. Berkeley and currently teaches certification preparation courses for NCHRA. His past and present professional leadership activities include serving on the Board of Directors for SHRM, HRCI, NCHRA, and Marin County Personnel Commission. 

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.