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When: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Anaheim Marriott
700 W Convention Way
Anaheim, California  92802
United States
Presenter: Various Speakers
Contact: PIHRA Programs Dept

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PIHRA 2020 Legal Update - Orange County


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 



Our annual PIHRA Legal Update Seminars provides you with the latest California employment law related updates, compliance and regulatory issues, and the opportunity to network with legal practitioners and HR professionals. You'll get comprehensive, actionable programming that provides you with the information you need protect your organizations and manage your company's risk.

Reasons to Attend:

  • Get a clear understanding of the complex world of workplace legislation and court decisions that impact how you do business.
  • Learn about the latest regulatory activities in the implementation of California employment laws.
  • Identify and address common pitfalls that can put your organization at risk, such as pre-employment screening, FLSA compliance and sexual harassment claims.
  • Get tools, tips and resources that help minimize your organization’s exposure to litigation.
  • Build your network of peers and resources. 


Program Agenda

Time Schedule
7:00am - 9:30am Registration & Breakfast
7:15am - 8:00am The PIHRA Experience: Lili Arguello, PIHRA Director, Membership & various PIHRA Volunteer Leaders
Join us for coffee and an early morning dialogue about the benefits of membership, what to expect at Legal Update and more.
8:00am - 8:30am Welcome & Announcements
8:30am - 9:30am Keynote Speaker - The War Against Independent Contractor Status Continues
Paul Fleck, Esq. |Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo

9:45am - 10:45am

Concurrent Sessions
Top 10 Wage-And-Hour Myths -Alexander "Zander" Chemers, Esq. & Julia Luster, Esq. | Ogletree Deakins
Stranger Things: Legal Horrors Lurking in Boilerplate Employment Documents and "Eleven" Suggested Changers to Minimize Risk -Michelle Ballard Miller, Esq. & Walter Stella, Esq. | Cozen O'Connor
You Will Have a Harassment Claim This Year - Now What? -Tyler Rasmussen, Esq. | Fisher Phillips LLP
11:00am - 12:00pm Concurrent Sessions
You Can't Work Here Anymore! And Other 2020 California Laws Impacting Employment Law Settlements -Angela Reddock-Wright, Esq. | Reddock Law Group
Delays, Denials, & DUIs - Navigating Business Immigration During the War on Talent -Allison Claire-Acker, Esq. & Avi Friedman, Esq. | Wolfsdorf Rosenthal
2020 Updates for California Employee Handbooks -Kimberly Jansen, Esq. & Jeff Bils, Esq. | Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 2:00pm Keynote Speaker - Are Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Now Illegal in California?
Michelle Rapoport, Esq. & Rich Falcone, Esq. |Littler
2:15pm - 3:15pm Concurrent Sessions
Alphabet Soup: Staying Up-to-date on CFRA, FMLA, PFL and PDL -Ryan Nell, Esq. | Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin
The Latest and (Not So) Greatest on PAGA -Sherry Shavit, Esq. | Tharpe & Howell, LLP
"Home Alone!": Managing the Remote Workforce -Greg Labate, Esq. | Sheppard Mullin
3:30pm - 4:30pm Concurrent Sessions
Seeing 20/20 in 2020: A Look at the New Employment Laws for This Year -Kelly Scott, Esq. | Ervin, Cohen & Jessup LLP
What Can Employers Do Now that Marijuana Use is Legal in California? -Leonora "Lenny" Schloss, Esq. & Emilia Arutunian, Esq. | Jackson Lewis P.C.
California's Pay Equity Law Gets Clarified: What Every Employer Needs to Know -Debbie Birndorf, Esq. | Birndorf Law Offices, APC
4:30pm Closing

**Schedule subject to change




Anaheim Marriott
700 W Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802




This program is valid for 6.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.


This program has been approved for 6.0 HR/General (including 6.0 California-specific) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

PIHRA is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. Our 2020 PIHRA Legal Update has been approved for 6.0 California MCLE credit hours.


Registration Rates - CLOSED/SOLD OUT

Category  Preview Standard Late
Date By 10/31

By 01/07

After 01/07
PIHRA Member $249 $279 $299
Other HR Association* $299 $329 $349
Nonmember** $399 $429 $449

All In Transition Registrations must be processed thru paper form. Click on PRINT FORM below and submit to our office.
*Other HR Association - MUST provide name of HR Association when registering (i.e., SHRM, NAAAHR, CalChamber, NHRA, etc.)
**All Nonmember registrations receive a 12-month membership with PIHRA!

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If paying by check, please click button below to print registration form, complete, and send to our office with your payment.


Group Registration Discount

Save 15% when you register 3-5 attendees from the same company*
Save 25% when you register 6 or more attendees from the same company*
*This discount does not apply to the $150 non-refundable membership fee for Nonmember registrations. 

Discounts apply only when all attendees are registered at the same time, and using one form of payment (one credit card or one check). Group Registrations are to be processed manually at PIHRA Home Office. Please submit a registration form for each person in group, and send to PIHRA Home Office for processing. If any additional questions, please send email to programs@pihra.org.


Special Offers

2020 California Labor Law Digest

Available ONLY with 2020 PIHRA Legal Update registration, not to be sold separately! PIHRA has partnered with CalChamber to offer the 2020 California Labor Law Digest for $119.00 to our 2020 PIHRA Legal Update attendees. You must complete your purchase along with your 2020 PIHRA Legal Update registration to qualify for the discounted rate of $119.00. To purchase the 2020 California Labor Law Digest, click the option to add it to your registration. One purchase per person, select either to receive the hard copy or digital download when ordering. Last date to pre-purchase 2020 California Labor Law Digest is 12/31/2019. Orders received after 12/31/2019 will be handled after the final Legal Update Seminar for 2020.


2020 Legal Update On Demand

PIHRA 2020 Legal Update recordings On Demand is an excellent way to learn from California and Federal employment law sessions presented at our January 2020 seminar! Pre-order access to our PIHRA 2020 Legal Update seminar recordings, containing the latest California employment law related updates, compliance and regulatory issues. You'll get comprehensive, actionable programming that provides you with the information you need protect your organizations and manage your company's risk. Take advantage of this cost-effective way to enhance your learning as an HR professional. PIHRA Member - $59, Nonmember - $79.


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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing and faxed to 310.416.9055 or emailed to programs@pihra.org. Fifty percent (50%) of the registration fee will be refunded for cancellations received by 01.17.20. Refunds will not be granted after 01.17.20, nor will they be given for no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events.


All substitutions must be submitted in writing and faxed to 310.416.9055 or emailed to programs@pihra.org by 01.17.20. All other substitutions will be processed onsite at the Onsite Registration Area. If a PIHRA member transfers his/her registration to a Nonmember, the Nonmember must do one of two things; pay the difference of the member and Nonmember price at the time of the transfer or become a PIHRA member at the time of the transfer.


Additional Information / Disclaimer

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, PIHRA programs and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to our use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such programs and activities. Nonmember registrations include a one-year PIHRA membership.

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