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Vedder Thinking | Events 2017 Vedder Works Employment Law Series: California Webinar


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October 26, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time

Please join us on October 26 for a complimentary one-hour webinar program designed for in-house counsel and human resources professionals, led by the attorneys of Vedder Price, to discuss new California employment laws and recent case law developments.

The California legislature has passed dozens of new employment laws and amendments to existing laws during the 2017 legislative session that have been submitted to Governor Brown for approval. These new statutes are scheduled to become effective on January 1, 2018. This webinar will provide an overview of the most notable changes coming in 2018 and a review of significant employment cases from 2017.

What’s on tap for 2018?
We will discuss the significant new laws for 2018 that will directly impact employers in California, as well as recent case law developments and litigation trends. The topics we plan to cover include:

New Legislation:

  • AB 1008:  "Ban the Box" – Prohibition on Criminal Background Inquiries
  • AB 168:  Prohibition on Salary History Inquiries
  • SB 63:  Small Business Parental Leave (for Employers with 20–49 Employees)
  • AB 450:  Immigration Enforcement
  • SB 369:  Expanded Anti-Harassment Training and Posting
  • And many more

Litigation Updates:

  • Significant Case Law Developments
  • Litigation Trends – Gender Pay Discrimination Class Actions

With many changes taking effect on January 1, 2018, we hope you’ll join us for this informative session!

CLE & HRCI Credit

Vedder Price is an accredited CLE provider in California, Illinois and New York; and, when possible, a sponsor in Virginia.

This program has been pre-approved for HRCI credit.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


Thomas H. Petrides