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  • 7.9.20

    2020 has presented employers looking to acquire and retain foreign nationals numerous new and unfamiliar challenges as it relates to immigration compliance, including Presidential Proclamations and I-9 compliance during COVID-19.

  • 7.9.20

    The rights of transgender persons have been in the spotlight of late, particularly with the Supreme Court ruling that LGTBQ workers are protected by federal law forbidding discrimination. This presentation will address what it means to be transgender and how a person may transition gender under California law. It will also cover the legal and practical issues encountered with transgender employees including restroom use, changes in health coverage needs, and reactions of other employees.

  • 7.14.20

    The way that businesses operate has been forever altered by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Procedures have been added or modified, positions have been eliminated or consolidated, and many employees are being asked to perform their jobs in entirely different ways. Critically, employers who fail to update their employee handbooks to reflect these changes could face significant legal liability or lose valuable legal rights. Whether you are a business who is in the process of preparing its first employee handbook or a business who needs to update its existing employee handbook, this webinar will provide you with important information that you need to remember as you do so.

  • 7.21.20

    Join Fisher Phillips privacy experts Usama Kahf and Ed Hopkins in a deep-dive on the key privacy issues employers have been facing during the COVID-19 shutdowns and since then. Come with your questions ready!

  • 7.30.20

    Join Seattle’s Amanda Buchan for to discuss what employers should know about the tangled web of various federal, state, and local laws that provide employees with protected leave. 

  • 9.11.20

    Even after employees return to work and business operations return to normal, the impact of COVID-19 has changed the workplace for the foreseeable future. And until a vaccine and tests become widely available, the threat of another outbreak and employee concerns or fears regarding COVID-19 will continue to permeate throughout the workplace.

  • October 15-16, 2020

    1075 Peachtree Street NE 
    Suite 3500
    Atlanta, Georgia 30309

    Every business around the world is constantly looking for a program or innovation that will give them an edge or advantage over their competition. ISO 45001, the new international occupational health and safety (OHS) management standard provides this once-in-a-generation advantage that cutting edge businesses will quickly utilize.

Past Events

  • 7.2.20

    Like many businesses, the California Legislature was shut down for much of the COVID-19 crisis. But the Legislature returned to work on May 4th and is once again proposing legislation impacting California employers. While the legislative agenda is limited and much of the focus is related to COVID-19 issues, there are a number of new proposal about which California employers need to be aware – ranging from new leave requirements, new workers’ compensation changes, and further action related to the “ABC test” and AB 5 from last year. Our capitol insider Ben Ebbink will bring you up to speed on all of the new and pending legislative proposals impacting California employers.

  • 6.19.20

    The coronavirus pandemic forced many companies to execute employment decisions quickly out of necessity, amidst newly evolving administrative guidance and laws.  With many workers anxious about returning to work and unemployment at record levels, businesses must act more deliberately when applying this still ever-evolving framework to address employee concerns.

  • June 19, 2020 and June 26, 2020

    As California continues phased re-opening, it is important for restaurant and hotel owners to understand their legal rights and obligations while making plans to resume business post-COVID-19. Fisher Phillips partners Alden Parker and Tyler Woods will address some of the key legal issues as phased reopening continues.

  • 6.18.20

    Join Usama Kahf and Lauren Stockunas for an in-depth discussion on the CCPA and how it will affect many businesses that do business in California. This webinar focuses on new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations and the actions businesses must take to be in full compliance. Enforcement begins July 1, 2020.

  • A Primer for Reopening California Schools

    The Country is beginning to reopen from the COVID-19 shut-down and it’s time for schools to start thinking about the fall term. As we enter this uncharted territory, there are many employment and related issues for schools to consider. Join Fisher Phillips Attorney, Jason A. Geller, as he presents a webinar designed to provide practical advice to reduce the risk for schools as they prepare to reopen in the fall.

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