Woodland Hills - Paper is the Employer's Best Friend! Extended Meeting
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Woodland Hills - Paper is the Employer's Best Friend! Extended Meeting

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Woodland Hills Country Club
21150 Dumetz road
Woodland Hills, California  91364
United States
Presenter: Karen Gabler
Contact: PIHRA Woodland Hills Programs Chair

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PIHRA Woodland Hills

Paper is the Employer's Best Friend! Creating the Right
Employment Documentation to Protect Your Company
- Extended Meeting! -
presented by Karen Gabler


Effective paperwork is the key to a productive employment relationship and a solid defense to employment litigation. What you document up front can make a significant difference later, both in the workplace and in the courtroom.

In this informative half-day seminar, employment law attorney Karen L. Gabler will focus on the best documentation strategies for dealing with the most common and problematic areas of employer/employee relationships.

Topics covered will include the following:

  • Employment applications, offer letters and agreements
  • New hire documents
  • Job descriptions
  • Wage and hour forms and waivers
  • Disciplinary documentation
  • Employee evaluations
  • Leaves of absence forms and correspondence
  • Disability accommodation and the interactive dialogue
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Termination and layoff paperwork
  • Production and preservation of documents
  • Preparation for litigation


Program Agenda

7:30am – 7:55am - Registration
7:55am - 8:10am - Welcome/Announcements
8:10am - 11:25am - Speaker 
11:25am - 11:30am - Closing





Karen L. Gabler, Esq. is an employment law attorney with LightGabler, an employment law firm with attorneys in Camarillo and San Luis Obispo. For over 27 years, Karen has represented employers and managers in businesses of all sizes and industries in virtually all aspects of employment law. She collaborates with her clients in developing proactive strategies to enhance workplace productivity and avoid employment disputes, and defends employers and management against employee claims.

Karen has been named as a Southern California “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine for the past eight years. She has been named one of the “Top 50 Women in Business” and the “Who’s Who in Professional Services” by the Pacific Coast Business Times, and has been recognized as the “Top Attorney in Client Service” and one of the “Most Trusted Advisors” by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. Karen has taught employment law courses at the Pepperdine School of Law, and is a sought-after speaker on employment law topics for numerous professional, civic and business organizations.




This program is valid for 3.25 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 3.25 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 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 $50 $65
Guest/Nonmember $65 $70
PIHRA Member In-Transition $40 $45
PIHRA Student Member $35 $40

Online registration closes on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 8 PM. 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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1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
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