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When: Thursday, February 1, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Hilton Anaheim
777 Convention Center Way
Anaheim, California  92802
United States
Presenter: Various Speakers
Contact: PIHRA Programs Dept

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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.


Schedule At A Glance 

Time Schedule
7:00am - 9:30am Registration & Breakfast
7:15am - 8:00am The PIHRA Experience: Lili Arguello, PIHRA Membership Manager & 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 - Sexual Harassment: A Brave New World
Greg Labate, Esq., Sheppard Mullen and Lauraine Bifulco, Vantaggio HR, Ltd.

9:45am -10:45am

Concurrent Sessions
The Employer’s Roadmap to New Wage and Hour Challenges -John Carrigan, Esq. & C. Edward Langhammer, Esq., Miller Law Group
A Case Study: EEOC Focus on Disability in 2018 -Amber Solano, Esq., Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
Responding to Workplace Violence: An Overview of Violence in the Workplace -Paul Fleck, Esq., Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo

11:00am - 12:00pm

Concurrent Sessions
One Toke Over the Line: The Growing Specter of Marijuana in the Workplace -William Betley, Esq., Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
Immigration Issues Affecting California Employers -David Fullmer, Esq. & Richard Yemm, Esq., Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP
Form I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Updates -LaGina Jackson; Yu-Ting Adler & Rea Bisa, Esq., U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 2:00pm Keynote Speaker - Blurred Lines: How Legal/HR Blurs with Marketing to Implement Policies
Staci Johnson & Jennifer Simonson, Esq., Roth Staffing Companies

2:15pm -3:15pm

Concurrent Sessions
Healthcare Reform 2.0 -Debra Davis, Esq., Arthur J. Gallagher
California Doesn't "Leave" It Alone: Another Major New Leave Law -Brian Nagatani, Esq., Hixson Nagatani LLP
The Shark in a Suit - Challenges In Addressing the High-Level Harasser -Michele Miller, Esq. & Holly Lake, Esq., Miller Law Group

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Concurrent Sessions
Best Practices for Navigating California's Background Check Laws -Jennifer Mora, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw LLP
My Manager is a Bully – What Do I Do? -Sherry Shavit, Esq., Tharpe & Howell, LLP
Working with Transgender and Nonbinary Employees -Deborah Birndorf, Esq., Birndorf Law Offices, APC
4:30pm Closing

 **Schedule subject to change 




Hilton Anaheim
777 Convention Center Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 750-4321





This program has been approved for 6.0 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).




This program has been approved for 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 2018 PIHRA Legal Update has been approved for 6.0 California MCLE credit hours.




Registration Rates

Category  Preview Standard Onsite
Date By 10/31 By 12/31 After 12/31
PIHRA Member $224 $249 $274
PIHRA Member In Transition $157 $174 $192
SHRM Member*** $274 $299 $324
Nonmember** $374 $399 $424

**All Nonmember registrations receive free 12-month membership with PIHRA!
***SHRM Members ONLY - receive a special 12-month membership to join PIHRA for an additional $100!! (Offer not for current PIHRA Members)

Online registration will be available thru to day of event. Registrations will also be taken onsite at the event. Payment is due at the time of registration.

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 in. If any additional questions, please send email to programs@pihra.org.


Special Offer

2018 California Labor Law Digest (available ONLY with 2018 PIHRA Legal Update registration, not to be sold separately)

PIHRA has partnered with CalChamber to offer the 2018 California Labor Law Digest for $119.00 to our 2018 PIHRA Legal Update attendees. You must complete your purchase along with your 2018 PIHRA Legal Update registration to qualify for the discounted rate of $119.00. To purchase the 2018 California Labor Law Digest, click the option to add it to your registration. 

Last date to pre-purchase 2018 California Labor Law Digest is 12/31/2017.


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 01.03.18. Refunds will not be granted after 01.03.18, 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 01.03.18. 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

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Still Have Questions?

If you have questions about registration or about the Legal Updates event itself, please check our Legal Updates FAQ for an answer or contact us using the information at the top of this page. 

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Contact Us

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
+1(310) 416-1210
Fax +1(310) 416-9055