Employment Law Update in California
1 hour 30 minutes
Understand what changes newly enacted laws in California will require in the workplace.
Each new year brings new statutory mandates for employers. Failure to stay up to date on changes in the law puts employers at risk for administrative investigations and employee lawsuits. This year, there are changes to mandated leaves, classification of employees, the drafting of severance agreements, who is considered a mandated report of suspected child abuse, and a new requirement for reporting exposure to COVID-19. This topic will help people responsible for employment law compliance understand what changes newly enacted laws in California will require in the workplace, what policies need to be changed and what new policies need to be implemented.
• You will be able to define suspected child abuse.
• You will be able to describe how coverage of the California Family Rights Act was expanded.
• You will be able to discuss “no hire” provisions in severance agreements.
• You will be able to explain how to determine whether a worker is an employee.