Santa Clarita - His Idea of Romance is Different Than Hers
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Santa Clarita - His Idea of Romance is Different Than Hers

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia
24500 Towne Center Dr
Valencia, California  91355
United States
Presenter: Ellen E. Cohen, Esq. & Jaclyn P. Floryan, Esq.
Contact: Eric LaPointe, Esq., SPHR

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PIHRA Santa Clarita

His Idea of Romance is Different Than Hers

presented by Ellen E. Cohen, Esq. and
Jaclyn P. Floryan, Esq.


Background and discussion of the current climate relating to sexual harassment, specifically in the workplace.

a. #TimesUp / #MeToo movements
b. Statistics
c. Impact of social media
d. Technology and its impact on sexual harassment in the workplace
e. General review of the law
f. New harassment regulations
g. Anti-bullying
h. Barriers to reporting
i. Risk management
j. Investigations
k. Common workplace issues relating to sexual harassment

Learning objectives / takeaways:

  1. The current status of the law
  2. Common workplace scenarios
  3. Responding to complaints and conducting investigations


Program Agenda

7:30am - 8:00am - Registration / Breakfast
8:00am - 9:30am - Speaker




Ellen E. Cohen, Esq. of Jackson Lewis represents management in all types of employment disputes including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination cases in both state and federal court, as well as in arbitration and administrative hearings.

Ms. Cohen also counsels clients on a wide range of employment-related issues, including employee discipline and termination, lay-off procedures, reasonable accommodations under the ADA and FEHA, leaves of absence under Family Medical Leave Act and state laws, wage and hour laws, and harassment and discrimination issues. Ms. Cohen drafts company policies and employee handbooks and conducts training seminars, including sexual harassment prevention training. She also conducts investigations into allegations of alleged workplace misconduct.

  Jaclyn P. Floryan, Esq. of Jackson Lewis has experience handling a wide range of employment related issues, including breach of contract, harassment, discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination. Ms. Floryan also has experience defending class and collective action lawsuits involving wage and hour claims, including exempt/non-exempt, failure to pay overtime, failure to provide rest and meal periods, “off-the-clock” work, non-compliant wage statements, failure to reimburse business expenses and failure to provide suitable seating.

Ms. Floryan has experience in all phases of civil litigation. In addition, she has represented employers in mediations, in arbitrations and before administrative agencies, including the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).



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Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $39 $44
Guest/Nonmember $54 $59
PIHRA Member In-Transition $20 $20
PIHRA Student Member $20 $20

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