Long Beach - Work Smarter, Not Harder: Strategies to Address New California Employment Laws...
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When: Thursday, November 16, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: The Grand Long Beach
4101 Willow Ave
Long Beach, California  90815
United States
Presenter: Susan M. Steward
Contact: Janet Vreeland

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PIHRA Long Beach

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Strategies to Address New California Employment Laws and Regulatory Trends in 2018


One of the greatest challenges for employers in California is keeping abreast of legal developments. Each year brings new court decisions, laws, and regulations that impact how organizations conduct business. In this program, we will discuss the key developments in employment law and issues of current concern for employers in California.

Learning objectives:

a. Learn the latest employment-related laws and regulations that will impact California employers in 2018 and beyond
b. Learn best practices based on court decisions in 2017
c. Learn current trends in employment litigation and tips for minimizing your organization’s exposure to litigation


Program Agenda

11:00am - 11:30am Networking 
11:30am - 11:45am Buffet Lunch/Seating
11:45am - 12:00pm PIHRA Business and Introductions of Guests
12:00pm - 1:15pm Speaker Presentation
  1:15pm - 1:30pm Opportunity Drawings and Closing





Susan M. Steward, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo

Susan Steward is a partner in the Cerritos office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo. She counsels and represents public and private sector employers in all employment-related matters, including defending against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Ms. Steward also defends employers in class action lawsuits, particularly class actions involving claims for wage and hour violations. She represents for-profit and nonprofit companies, governmental entities, and trade associations in state and federal courts and before administrative judges and agencies. Ms. Steward regularly conducts investigations for public entities involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation by police officers, fire fighters, and other employees.




This program has been approved for 1.25 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).




This program has been approved for 1.25 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.

Registration Rates

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $30 $40
Guest/Nonmember $45 $55
PIHRA Member In-Transition $25 $35
PIHRA Student Member $25 $35

Online registration closes on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 9:00pm. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite.


Cancellation Policy

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellation. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to an 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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