Inland Valley - Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in Employment Decisions
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Inland Valley - Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in Employment Decisions

When: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Pomona Valley Mining Company
1777 Gillette Road
Pomona, California  91786
United States
Presenter: Tamara Devitt
Contact: Inland Valley Programs Chair
909-599-9200 x3007

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Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in Employment Decisions 


  • Hiring pitfalls, including new laws on cyber-sleuthing, background checks and "ban-the-box" legislation
  • Navigating the parameters of employer monitoring, such as social media, taping, private investigating, biometrics and GPS tracking
  • Highlighting the next trends in discrimination lawsuits, including suits involving pay equity, transgender status, pregnancy, family responsibilities, unemployment, and "off-duty conduct"
  • Employee leave of absence and FLSA overtime regulation updates
  • What an employer needs to do to comply with new anti-bullying training

Program Agenda 

11:30am - 12:00pm: Networking
12:00pm - 12:30pm: Announcements
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Speaker Presentation



Tamara Devitt, Haynes Boone LLP

 Tamara Devitt


Tamara Devitt is experienced in counseling and representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. She regularly defends employers against claims of discrimination, unlawful harassment, wrongful termination, unfair business practices and wage and hour claims, including class actions and complex litigation. She advocates for employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including jury and bench trials, arbitration and pre-litigation negotiations, and in administrative tribunals, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Department of Labor and California Labor Commissioner.






This program has been approved for 1.0 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).




This program has been approved for 1.0 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

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. 



Pomona Valley Mining Company
1777 Gillette Road
Pomona, CA 91786 


Registration Rates 

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $24 $30
Guest/Nonmember $39 $45
PIHRA Member In-Transition $10 $10
PIHRA Student Member $10 $10
Guest/Student Nonmember $15 $15

Online registration is closed. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite. To RSVP, please email the Inland Valley Programs Chair at  


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