South Bay - Employment Law Preview: A Look to 2017
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South Bay - Employment Law Preview: A Look to 2017

 Export to Your Calendar 11/10/2016
When: Thursday, November 10, 2016
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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The Ayres Hotel
14400 Hindry Ave
Hawthorne, California  90250
United States
Presenter: Laura Petroff, Winston & Strawn
Contact: Karen Nash

Online registration is available until: 11/7/2016
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Employment Law Preview: A Look to 2017


Don’t miss this event to gain new strategies to help you avoid common pitfalls and prevent new problems. Favorite speaker Amanda Sommerfeld will discuss employment law developments, new state and federal court cases and significant California legislation enacted during 2016, as well as insights into how HR professionals can prepare for 2017. You’ll be better prepared to handle the new laws headed your way (and existing ones) in the upcoming year!



Laura Petroff, Winston & Strawn

Laura Petroff is a labor and employment partner in Winston & Strawn’s Los Angeles office. Ms. Petroff has more than 25 years of experience as a labor and employment litigator and counselor, representing major employers in all aspects of employment relations, including litigation and preventive counseling and guidance. She has extensive experience defending employers in class actions, and also in multi- and single-plaintiff cases in state and federal courts, and has consistently achieved favorable results both before and at trial and arbitration. Although her representations have involved claims ranging from sexual harassment to various types of discrimination, whistleblower, and non-competition agreement matters, she has focused considerable attention on defending employers in class actions, particularly wage and hour cases. 





This program has been approved for 2.0 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).




This program has been approved for 2.0 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at

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The Ayres Hotel
14400 Hindry Ave
Hawthorne, CA 90250


Registration Rates

Category  Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $55 $75
Guest/Nonmember $70 $75
PIHRA Member In-Transition $35 $75
PIHRA Student Member $35 $75

Online registration closes on Monday, November 7, 2016. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite.


Cancellation Policy

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellations. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to the event during normal business hours. Refunds will not be given to no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events.


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