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MANDATORY SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING

CANCELLED (look for rescheduled training) – Thursday, August 22, 2019 – 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

By January 1, 2020, all employers with five or more employees must provide at least 1 hour of harassment prevention training to all employees, and 2 hours to supervisors. The Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce is partnering with local, experienced employment law attorney, Jay G. Putnam, Attorney at Law, to offer Chamber members affordable mandatory sexual harassment training.

WAGE & HOUR LAWS

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

at the North Coast Builder’s Exchange – Santa Rosa

   Register: tba

 

Recent Speaking Events/Interviews/Published Articles

Bay Area Builder’s Exchange – San Leandro: “How to Hire the Right Employee the First Time.” July 26, 2019.

Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “The Traveling Wilburys – Is Travel Time Compensable?” June 20, 2019.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “Pay Employees (on time) or Pay the Piper.” June 6, 2019.

Marin Builder’s Association Presentation: “Labor Pains: Avoiding Wrongful Termination Suits.” May 15, 2019.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “The Traveling Wilburys – Is Travel Time Compensable.” May 2, 2019.

Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “The New Workplace Harassment Training Requirements: A Summary.” April 18, 2019.

Filipino Dental Practitioners of California, Inc. – Continuing Education Presentation: “An Oral Surgeon’s Wrongful Termination/Workplace Harassment Nightmare.” April 16, 2019.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “The Shifting Sands of Meal and Rest Break Requirements Afford Employers Little Rest.” April 4, 2019.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “The New Workplace Harassment Training Requirements: A Summary.” March 7, 2019.

Petaluma Business: “New Law Could Make Minor Mistakes into Major Lawsuits.” (page 4) March, 2019.

Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “Wage Stubs: Where Little Mistakes = Big Lawsuits.” February 21, 2019.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “Wage Stubs: Where Little Mistakes = Big Lawsuits.” February 7, 2019.

USI Insurance Services Presentation: “Drug Testing in the Workplace.” November 15, 2018.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “The Status of Workplace Arbitration Policies.” November 1, 2018. 

Petaluma Manufacturer’s Association Presentation: “Are Pot Laws Driving Employers to Drink?” October 24, 2018.

Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “BYOD (“Bring your own Device”) Policies: Driving Employers to Drink?” October 18, 2018.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “BYOD (“Bring your own Device”) Policies: Driving Employers to Drink?October 4, 2018.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “How Independent are your Contractors?” September 6, 2018.

Petaluma Busines: “BYOD Policies at Work.” (page 4) September, 2018.

Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “How Independent are your Contractors?” August 16, 2018.

Petaluma Business: “Putting the Feds on I.C.E.” (page 4) August, 2018.

Petaluma Business: “When Lightning Strikes: Guard Against Surprise Enforcement Inspections.” (page 4) July, 2018.

Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “Changes in Law Require Changes to Handbooks.” June 21, 2018.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “Are Disability Claims Disabling Employers?” June 7, 2018.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “Changes in Law Require Changes to Handbooks.” May 3, 2018.

Marin Builder’s Association Presentation: “2018 New Laws, Hiring Strategies, Terminations, Sexual Harassment.” May 2, 2018.

Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “BAN THE BOX: Are Employers Boxed In?” April 19, 2018.

Petaluma Business: “Get a Lawyer to Handle Harassment Complaint.” (page 4) April, 2018.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “BAN THE BOX: Are Employers Boxed In?” March 1, 2018.

Petaluma Business: “Implement a Mandatory Arbitration Policy.” (page 4) March, 2018.

Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “New Labor Laws for 2018!” February 15, 2018.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “New Labor Laws for 2018!” February 1, 2018.

Petaluma Business: “Attractive Nuisance: The Trap of Calling Workers ‘Volunteers’.” (page 4) February, 2018.

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce Presentation: “Got Harassment Complaint? Call a Lawyer – Now!” January 4, 2018.

The Press Democrat: “How Sonoma County Businesses are Addressing Sexual Harassment Issues.” December 10, 2017.

Novato Chamber of Commerce – Guest Speaker. October 4, 2017.

The North Bay Business Journal: “California Employers Neglect Mandatory Arbitration at their Peril.” April 21, 2017.

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