David W. Tyra, Shareholder

David, manager of the firm’s labor and employment group, represents private and public sector employers in labor and employment law actions as well as providing advice and counsel on labor and employment issues. His practice covers all aspects of labor and employment law, including wage-hour actions, employee leave matters, workplace discrimination and harassment, workplace privacy, workplace investigations, and unfair labor practice claims. His litigation experience includes representing employers in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels and before numerous federal and state agencies. He is an active public speaker on employment topics, having presented numerous times before civic and commercial groups.

In addition to his vast experience handling labor and employment matters, David  is experienced in representing owners and contractors in construction actions, including both the prosecution and defense of claims for extra work, acceleration, and delays, as well as the prosecution and defense of construction defect claims.

Legal Experience

David has been practicing for more than 30 years in the field of labor and employment law. His practice covers a broad range of labor- and employment-related matters. He also represents clients in business and commercial litigation on matters involving contract and construction-related disputes. His clients include the State of California, numerous media, real estate, utility, and other private sector companies, along with counties, municipalities, and special districts throughout the State.

David practice addresses the spectrum of labor and employment law issues facing employers, including:

  • Wage-hour class actions
  • Employee leave and compliance with regulations, including California Family Rights Act (CFRA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Pregnancy Disability Leave Act (PDL), and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Workplace privacy matters, including identify theft
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Employee benefits, including compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Employee handbooks and other personnel policies
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Employee terminations
  • Discrimination and harassment claims
  • Employment contracts and arbitration agreements
  • Compliance with other state and federal laws, such as Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Labor Law
  • Collective bargaining
  • Defend against Unfair Labor Practice claims
  • Defend MOU/CBA grievance arbitrations

Practice Examples – Labor and Employment

  • As lead trial counsel, obtained a defense judgment for the State of California, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Department of State Hospitals, and California Department of Human Resources in a wage and hour class action brought by a class consisting of approximately 40,000 current and former unionized correctional officers and supervisors. The plaintiff class alleged they were not being paid for compensable time spent waiting in security lines and walking to and from their posts in California’s correctional institutions. David and his trial team convinced the San Francisco Superior Court that the “walk time” at issue was not compensable under the terms of several Memoranda of Understanding negotiated between the state and the union representing the correctional employees.
  • Served as lead counsel for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the State of California in 38 cases filed by public employee unions challenging Governor Schwarzenegger’s executive orders furloughing California state employees. David successfully represented the Governor and the State at the trial court and appellate court levels, including appearing on behalf of the Governor and the State before the California Supreme Court in Professional Engineers in California Government v. Schwarzenegger (2010) 50 Cal.4th 989, in which the Court validated the furloughs of state employees based on the Legislature’s ratification of Governor Schwarzenegger’s furlough plan.
  • Represented the State of California in a class action brought by the State’s prison guard union alleging its members were being denied meal and rest breaks. In a published decision, the California First District Court of Appeal ruled that the meal and rest period statutes contained in the California Labor Code, as well as the corresponding provisions contained in the Industrial Welfare Commission’s Wage Orders, were inapplicable to public employers. (California Correctional Peace Officers Association v. State of California (2010) 188 Cal.App.4th 646.)
  • In a second class action brought by California’s prison guard unions, the California First District Court of Appeal ruled in a published decision that the State of California was permitted to use alternative work schedules for its prison guards authorized under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act without incurring overtime liability. (California Correctional Peace Officers Association v. State of California (2010) 189 Cal.App.4th 849.).
  • Served as lead counsel for a Northern California electrical utility in a sexual harassment claim. The case, which was heard by a Placer County civil jury, resulted in a unanimous verdict in favor of the defense.
  • Served as lead attorney in a federal age discrimination case tried in the United States District Court, Eastern District of California. The case resulted in a non- suit for David’s client with the judge ruling that the plaintiff had not presented sufficient evidence to support the discrimination claim.
  • In a wage-hour class action suit brought against a national health care provider, David was successful in getting the class action dismissed and negotiating a nominal settlement of the individual plaintiff’s claim.
  • Defended a large media company in a suit alleging fraud and breach of employment contract. Obtained unanimous defense verdict after a 3-week trial.

Practice Examples – Construction Actions

  • Currently represent the City of Lincoln in defense of claim by general contractor for extra work and damages allegedly arising from termination of contract for convenience.
  • Represented the State of California, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation regarding major construction defect case at Pelican Bay State Prison.  Following arbitration, recovered $20+M in damages, as well as attorney’s fees and costs, incurred as a result of retrofitting all new security detention equipment and maximum security prison after original contractor had installed defective and non-functioning equipment.
  • Represented the Tahoe Truckee Sanitation District in defense of contractor extra work claim arising from unforeseen subsurface conditions during construction of Truckee River bypass pipeline.  Case was resolved through settlement at mediation.
  • Represented the Homeowners’ Association at Cobblestone Glen condominium development in action against contractor developer of project for defective construction.  Recovered $5+M in damages for association.
  • Currently represent the Stockton Unified School District in both defending against and extra work claim and prosecuting a construction defect claim arising out of the construction of Cesar Chavez High School in Stockton, California.
  • Currently represent Reclamation District 2035 in defense of acceleration and extra work claim arising from alleged unforeseen subsurface condition during construction of water intake pumping station on Sacramento River.
  • Currently represent California State University, Sacramento in prosecution of construction defect claim arising from installation of athletic track and synthetic athletic field at Hornet Stadium.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

David frequently speaks on employment and human resources topics such as wage and hour issues, employee leave matters and pending employment and labor-related legislation. He has presented before local civic groups and several human resources continuing education providers including the Council on Education in Management, Lorman Education Services, Sterling Global Human Resources Consulting, and the National Business Institute. David has spoken at the annual conferences of the California Public Employers Labor Relations Association, the Association of California Water Agencies, and the California State Bar, Labor and Employment Section.

He is well-practiced in moderating conferences and forums and has coordinated and presented numerous in-house law firm seminars and briefings on employment and labor-related matters. His experience includes moderating more than 30 multi-day conferences and forums for different groups including the South Placer and Foothill Employer Advisory Councils. He has also written and published several articles on employment-related matters such as constructive termination, employee leaves and employment arbitration agreements.

David’s professional activities and affiliations include:

  • Top Lawyer, Sacramento Magazine (2017)
  • Northern California Super Lawyer (2010-2017)
  • Top 25 Sacramento Super Lawyer (2013, 2014)
  • “Best of the Bar,” Sacramento Business Journal (2013)
  • Chair of Legislative Committee, South Placer Employer Advisory Council
  • Chair of Legislative Committee, Foothill Employer Advisory Council
  • Co-Author, “Religious Practices In The Workplace – Legal or Not?” Sacramento Lawyer (Fallt 2006)
  • Author, “Judicial Hostility,” San Francisco Daily Journal (2001)
  • Member, California State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Member, American Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

  • All California State Courts
  • United States District Court, Eastern, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third and Ninth Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court

Academic Background

J.D. University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1984

B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara, 1981

    Speaking Engagements

    04.17.2018

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    Speaking Engagement

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    Public Labor Relations

    DATE:

    April 17, 2018

     

    LOCATION:

    Roseville, CA

    Organized By:

    Northern California Power Agency (NCPA)

    Program Overview:

    Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will discuss Public Labor Relations at NCPA’s Leadership Development Program.

    04.11.2018

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    Speaking Engagement

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    PAGA Lawsuits: Risky Business Practices to Avoid

    DATE:

    April 11, 2018

     

    LOCATION:

    Brookside Country Club
    3603 St. Andrews Drive
    Stockton, CA 95219

     

    Organized By:

    San Joaquin Society for Human Resource Management (SJSHRM)

    Program Overview:

    Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will discuss PAGA lawsuits and reviews risky business practices that could leave your company at risk. Participants will walk away with some clear understanding of wage and hour compliance as it relates to PAGA claims such as:

    • Identifying most common Labor Code violations and their ramifications.
    • Understanding PAGA liability.
    • Addressing means to cure violations ahead of a PAGA lawsuit
    • Steps to defend PAGA lawsuit.

    Registration:

    Please visit the event website for more information and to register.

    01.25.2018

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    Kronick Breakfast Seminar

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    Breakfast Briefing: 2018 California Employment Law Update

    When:

    Thursday, January 25

    Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am

    Program: 8:30 – 9:30 am

    Where:

    West Sacramento Civic Center, Galleria Room 160

    1110 West Capitol Avenue

    West Sacramento, CA 95691

    Overview

    Kronick’s Labor & Employment group is pleased to host quarterly breakfast briefings that focus on key topics essential for employers, management, and HR professionals. Please join us to hear the latest information on new employment laws and regulations in California, learn how they will affect you, and get a head start on what to expect in 2018. David Tyra will provide an overview of notable new California employment laws, including salary history inquiries and ban-the-box legislation.

    MCLE & HRCI Credit:

    Kronick is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider and this program has been approved for one hour of MCLE credit. In addition, this program is pending approval of HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) credit.

    Questions?

    Continental breakfast will be provided.

    Please contact Heather Ward at 916-321-4577 or hward@kmtg.com.

    Register Here

    12.07.2017

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    Speaking Engagement

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    Fair Labor Standards Act Boot Camp

    Date:

    Thursday, December 7

    Location:

    Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey

    Organized By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA) 

    Program Overview:

    Kronick is pleased to again sponsor the 2017 CALPELRA Annual Conference in Monterey. Recent developments such as the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Flores v. City of San Gabriel and the Department of Labor’s new EAP regulations, the implementation of which was halted as a result of a nationwide injunction, has brought new attention to the importance of understanding FLSA concepts such as the method for calculating regular rate of pay and the various items of compensation that must be included in that calculation; the requirements for the EAP exemptions; and special FLSA concepts for public employers such as 7(k) schedules and CTO. Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will discuss these FLSA concepts and others as well as recent developments of importance to public employers.

    Stop by our booth and say hi!

    Registration:

    Please visit the event website for more information and to register.

    09.13.2017

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    Kronick Sponsorship

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    League of California Cities Annual Conference 2017

    Date:


    September 13-15


    Location:


    Sacramento Convention Center



     


    Organized By:

    League of California Cities

    Program Overview:

    Kronick is pleased to sponsor the 2017 League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo at the Sacramento Convention Center. The conference expects 1,800+ city officials from throughout California to discuss timely topics and quality content. To name a few, developing session topics include:

    • How cities can embrace innovation,
    • Avoiding code enforcement and safety disasters,
    • Strategies to address OPEB and pension costs,
    • Prop. 64 grant information, and
    • Using partnerships to address hunger, homelessness & support positive youth outcomes.

    Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will present "Understanding the Rapidly Shifting Landscape of Healthcare Obligations" to the City Attorney track on Thursday at 4:15pm. 

    Registration:

    Please visit the event website for more information and to register.

    08.01.2017

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    Kronick Breakfast Seminar

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    Breakfast Briefing: Leaves & Accommodations for Employers

    Date:


    Tuesday, August 1


    8:00 - 8:30 am Registration


    8:30 - 9:30 am Program


    Location:


    Kronick - Sacramento Office


    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor


    Sacramento, CA 95814



     


    Organizers:

    Kronick's Labor & Employment group is pleased to host quarterly breakfast briefings that focus on key topics essential for employers, management, and HR professionals. Leaves of absence and disability accommodations in California can be very challenging for employers. California has numerous leave laws and wage replacement benefits that interact with one another. To properly administer leaves and accommodate employees, employers need to understand the various types of leave/accommodations available, who is eligible under what circumstances, how to interact with an employee on a leave, and what obligations an employer has when leave is exhausted.

    In this seminar, David Tyra will discuss important topics to help employers manage these laws, including:

    • A summary of employee rights and employer obligations under the various laws;
    • The difference between “statutory leaves,” like FMLA/CFRA, and “wage replacement benefits,” like Paid Family Leave and State Disability Insurance;
    • When and how the laws overlap;
    • Recent case law; and
    • How to prepare effective documentation.

    MCLE & HRCI Credit:  

    Kronick is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider and this program has been approved for one hour of MCLE credit. In addition, this program has met HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

    Questions?

    Registration is limited to 30 attendees.
    Continental breakfast will be provided and parking will be validated.  
    Webinar access is available upon request.
    Please contact Heather Ward at 916-321-4577 or hward@kmtg.com.

    REGISTER HERE

    03.21.2017

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    Kronick Breakfast Seminar

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    AUMA: Workplace Implications

    Date:


    Tuesday, March 21


    8:00 - 8:30 am Registration


    8:30 - 9:30 am Program


    Location:


    Kronick - Sacramento Office


    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor


    Sacramento, CA 95814



     


    Organizers:

    Kronick's Labor & Employment group is pleased to host quarterly breakfast briefings that focus on key topics essential for employers, management, and HR professionals. Proposition 64: Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA)'s legalization of recreational marijuana will impact a vast range of planning and operational issues faced by private and public entities throughout California. David Tyra will discuss critical employment issues emerging under the new law, as well as address the current state of the law and discuss practical approaches employers may consider in the workplace. The program will also cover drug testing and special considerations regarding federal Department of Transportation positions and other safety-sensitive or public protection positions.

    MCLE & HRCI Credit:  

    Kronick is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider and this program has been approved for one hour of MCLE credit. In addition, this program has met HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

    Questions?

    Registration is limited to 30 attendees.
    Continental breakfast will be provided and parking will be validated.  
    Webinar access is available upon request.
    Please contact Heather Ward at 916-321-4577 or hward@kmtg.com.

    REGISTER HERE

    03.08.2017

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    Speaking Engagement

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    Gender Identity and Gender Expression Issues in the Workplace

    Date:


    Wednesday, March 8


    Location:


    Brookside Golf and Country Club, Stockton



     


    Organizers:

    Organized By:

    San Joaquin Society for Human Resource Management

    Program Overview:

    Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will discuss federal and state non-discrimination laws and address specific and emerging topics related to gender identity and gender expression in the workplace.

    Registration:

    Please visit the event website for more information and to register.

    11.03.2016

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    Speaking Engagement

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    Gender Expression And Sexual Orientation: Emerging Concepts And New Risks For Employers

    Date:

    Thursday, November 3

    Location:

    Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey

     

    Organized By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA) 

    Program Overview:

    Kronick is pleased to again sponsor the 2016 CALPELRA Annual Conference in Monterey. Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will examine emerging topics in the areas of gender expression and sexual orientation, the legal implications of these emerging topics, and strategies for employers to follow to avoid potential liabilities.

    Stop by our booth and say hi!

    Registration:

    Please visit the event website for more information and to register.

    11.02.2016

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    Speaking Engagement

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    Proactive Management Techniques To Avoid Claims Of Workplace Bullying

    Date:

    Wednesday, November 2

    Location:

    Monterey Marriott Hotel

     

    Organized By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA) 

    Program Overview:

    Kronick is pleased to again sponsor the 2016 CALPELRA Annual Conference in Monterey. Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will discuss the emerging topic of workplace bullying, how to identify prototypical bullying types and behaviors, and strategies for addressing and resolving these personality types and their behaviors.

    Stop by our booth and say hi!

    Registration:

    Please visit the event website for more information and to register.

    10.18.2016

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    Speaking Engagement

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    Preventing Workplace Bullying and Retaliation Claims

    Date:

    Tuesday, October 18

    Location:

    Sacramento, CA

    Sponsored By:

    Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

    Program Overview:

    Kronick shareholder David Tyra will present at the Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section’s October Luncheon on Tuesday, October 18 in Sacramento.

    Registration:

    Please visit the event website for more information and to register.

    06.23.2016

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    Kronick Sponsorship

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    Breaking News Insight Panel: Department of Labor’s Final Rule Regarding Overtime Regulations

    Date:


    Thursday, June 23


    8:00 - 10:00am


    Location:



     


    Organizers:

    Organized By:

    Sacramento Business Journal

    Program Overview:

    Kronick is pleased to sponsor the Breaking News Insight Panel on June 23 in Sacramento. Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will participate in a panel discussion on the Final Rule: Overtime that the US Department of Labor recently finalized.

    Registration:

    Please visit the event website for more information and to register.

    04.22.2016

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    Speaking Engagement

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    In One Year and Out the Other

    Date:


    Friday, April 22


    Location:


    Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel

    1 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA



    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    State Bar of California, Labor & Employment Section

    Program Overview:

    Kronick shareholder David Tyra will participate panel will review and discuss 2015-2016’s most important court decisions, administrative rulings, and new and proposed legislation affecting the public sector.

    Registration:

    Please visit the Labor & Employment Section's website for more information and to register.

    02.11.2016

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    Speaking Engagement

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    The Affordable Care Act in 2016: Practical Solutions for Complicated Issues

    Date:

    Thursday, February 11

    Time:

    10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Sponsored By:

    California Special Districts Association (CSDA)

    Overview:

    Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will offer practical guidance for human resources and management on complying with the upcoming Affordable Care Act requirements, including tips and strategies on how best to address issues during bargaining and contract negotiation.

    For more information or to register, please visit the event website.

    12.03.2015

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    Speaking Engagement

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    Navigating the Alphabet Soup of Wage & Hour and Leave Laws: Recent Updates to the FLSA and FMLA

    Date:


    Thursday, December 3 


    Time:


    10:00 - 11:30 AM


    Location:


    Hyatt Regency Monterey

    1 Old Golf Course Road

    Monterey, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA)

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    Kronick Shareholder David Tyra will discuss the recent updates to the FLSA and FMLA and provide a general overview of Wage & Hour and Leave Laws. For more information or to register, please visit the AASPA website

    10.22.2015

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    Speaking Engagement

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    CALPELRA 2015 Annual Conference | Preventing Workplace Bullying: Staying Ahead of an Emerging Trend

    Date:


    Thursday, October 22, 2015


    Time:


    10:20 - 11:50 AM


    Location:


    Portola Hotel & Spa

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    2015 Annual Training Conference (October 19-23, 2015)

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    In 2014, a large segment of state employees bargained for, and obtained, and expansive “dignity” clause in their Memoranda of Understanding with the State of California.  That same year, the Legislature added a requirement that supervisors’ bi-annual sexual harassment prevention training include a component on “abusive conduct.”  These actions, and others, demonstrate an emerging focus on the issue of workplace bullying.  This interactive session will focus on this growing trend.  It will provide attendees a working definition of workplace bullying.  It will include examples of conduct, both overt and more subtle, that may constitute bullying.  Finally, it will provide strategies for preventing bullying and addressing it when it occurs.  Attendees will emerge from this session with a greater understanding of what workplace bullying is and how to combat it.

    10.21.2015

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    Speaking Engagement

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    CALPELRA 2015 Annual Conference | The Affordable Care Act: Beware! Danger Lies Ahead!

    Date:


    Wednesday, October 21, 2015


    Time:


    3:05 - 4:35 PM


    Location:


    Portola Hotel & Spa

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    2015 Annual Training Conference (October 19-23, 2015)

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    The implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s mandates can present potential traps for even seasoned human resources and benefits professionals.  This session will provide practical guidance for complying with new and upcoming ACA requirements, including the large employer mandate, reporting and procedural requirements, and the dreaded “Cadillac” excise tax.  Because these changes can lead to special challenges for public employers who are considering altering their benefits packages to comply with the Affordable Care Act, this interactive session will focus on practical strategies for addressing these issues during bargaining.  The program also will cover the challenges raised by providing benefits for difficult and unique categories of employees, including highly compensated managerial employees and temporary, volunteer and seasonal workers.   Attendees will leave this enlightening session armed with strategies to ensure Affordable Care Act compliance in 2016 and beyond. 

    10.21.2015

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    Speaking Engagement

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    CALPELRA 2015 Annual Conference | Peeling Back the Onion: Three Case Studies Addressing Overlapping Employee Leave Issues

    Date:


    Wednesday, October 21, 2015


    Time:


    10:20 - 11:50 AM


    Location:


    Portola Hotel & Spa

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    2015 Annual Training Conference (October 19-23, 2015)

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    With the enactment of the Healthy Workplaces Healthy Family Act (HWHFA) in 2014, the Legislature has added yet another layer of leave benefits public employers must be prepared to administer.  While most public employees already have paid sick leave benefits available to them, the HWHFA extends such benefits to part-time, temporary, and seasonal employees who might not previously have had such benefits.  Moreover, the enactment of paid sick leave merely adds to the already existing plethora of statutory leave benefits available to public employees: FMLA, CFRA, PDLL, worker’s compensation, etc.  This session will provide three case studies addressing issues at the intersection of the many leave laws employers must administer.  In addition to addressing the above-mentioned statutory leaves, this session also will examine a case study involving leave as a disability accommodation.

    11.20.2014

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    Speaking Engagement

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    CALPELRA 2014 Annual Conference | The Retaliation Tsunami: Staying Afloat In The Midst Of A Tidal-Wave Of Potential Liability

    Date:


    Thursday, November 20, 2014


    Time:


    3:05 - 4:35 p.m.


    Location:


    Portola Hotel & Spa

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    2014 Annual Training Conference (November 17-21, 2014)

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    In fiscal year 2013, retaliation claims constituted 41.1% of all claims filed with the EEOC, twice as many as were filed in 1997. In addition, in 2013 the California Legislature passed new retaliation-related legislation (AB 263, SB 496, and SB 666) dramatically increasing the liabilities and penalties that can be imposed in state law retaliation claims. In enacting these new bills, the Legislature specifically found that, ‘[f]ar too often, when workers come forward to expose unfair, unsafe, or illegal conditions, they face retaliation from the employer.’ Retaliation liability is now embedded in more than two dozen sections of the Labor Code. As a consequence of these developments, retaliation has become perhaps the single largest source of liability for employers.

    11.19.2014

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    Speaking Engagement

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    CALPELRA 2014 Annual Conference | Danger – Quicksand Ahead: Staying On Firm Ground During The Hiring Process

    Date:


    Wednesday, November 19, 2014


    Time:


    1:15 - 2:45 p.m.


    Location:


    Monterey Conference Center

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    2014 Annual Training Conference (November 17-21, 2014)

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    AB 281, which takes effect on July 1, 2014, imposes new restrictions on public employers’ ability to obtain information regarding an applicant’s criminal conviction history. In enacting these new restrictions, the Legislature found ‘that reducing employment barriers for prior offenders is a matter of statewide concern’ and that the reduction of such barriers ‘will reduce recidivism and improve economic stability in our communities.’ Join us as we discuss the restrictions imposed by this legislation, along with other recently enacted limitations on background checks during the hiring process, that create new challenges for public employers.

    11.19.2014

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    Speaking Engagement

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    CALPELRA 2014 Annual Conference | A Conundrum for Small Public Agencies: Getting the Work Done While Accommodating Intermittent Protected Leave

    Date:


    Wednesday, November 19, 2014


    Time:


    3:05 - 4:35 p.m.


    Location:


    Portola Hotel & Spa

    Monterey, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    2014 Annual Training Conference (November 17-21, 2014)

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]
    Michael Willihnganz, Director of Administrative Services, Placer County Water Agency
    Shelley Langan, Human Resources Manager, Placer County Water Agency

    Overview:

    Increased legislation, regulation, and case law are creating a complicated, tangled web of requirements for employers when managing employee protected leave (e.g., FMLA, CFRA). One of the more complex and challenging leave scenarios, especially for small public agencies, is an employee’s request for intermittent leave. How does a small public agency balance the work demands and service obligations of the organization with the rights and protections afforded an employee on intermittent protected leave? While the situations may be complex and often challenging, the good news is that employers do have alternatives and options. This interactive session combines practitioner perspective and legal expertise to navigate leave law provisions and intricacies with a how-to focus. You’ll learn how protected leave is defined, how to address intermittent leave requests, what your strategies and options are, and how to communicate with the employee.

    11.12.2014

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    Kronick Workshop

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    The Good, the Bad, and the Scary! New Legal Developments Affecting the Workplace

    This presentation is being offered twice, once in Sacramento and once in Roseville.  Both presentations are being offered at the following times: 


    Registration


    8:00  - 8:30 AM


    Program


    8:30 - 10:00 AM


    Credit


    1.5 Hours PHR/SPHR

    1.5 Hours MCLE


    Questions?


    Contact Merry Iseley

    916-321-4577

    miseley@kmtg.com


    Kronick Breakfast & the Law Seminar Series

    Join Kronick labor and employment law attorneys for a complimentary continental breakfast and an overview of new legislation and case law and how it will affect employers moving into 2015. Seating is limited so reserve your spot TODAY!

    Presentations (choose one of two):

    Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 
    Kronick Moskovitz, 400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor, Sacramento CA 95814

    Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014  THIS SEMINAR IS CURRENTLY FULL — We have a waiting list
    USA Properties Fund, 3200 Douglas Blvd., Suite 200, Roseville CA 95661

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Program Overview:

    New 2014 Legislation, such as:

    • AB 1522 (Gonzalez) – Mandatory paid sick leave
    • AB 1443 (Skinner) – FEHA protections extend to unpaid interns
    • AB 2053 (Gonzalez) – Biannual anti-sexual harassment training must also include training regarding “abusive conduct”
    • SB 1360 (Padilla) – Compensation for rest and recovery periods

    New case law, such as:

    • Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. – U. S. Supreme Court clarifies compensability of “donning” and “doffing” under Fair Labor Standards Act
    • White v. County of Los Angeles – Employer may seek its own fitness-for-duty certification following employee’s FMLA leave despite treating physician’s note that employee was able to return to work
    • Jones v. Farmers Ins. Exh. – Court properly certified class claiming uniform policy of denying compensation for pre- and post-work activities
    • Beaumont-Jacques v. Farmers Group, Inc. – Summary judgment in favor of employer based on independent contractor classification affirmed by Court of Appeal

    Legislation and case law developments on the horizon for 2015

    Who Should Attend:

    Executives and Senior Management, HR Professionals, and In-house Legal Counsel

    Registration:

    Click on the hyperlink of the seminar you wish to attend.

    November 4, 2014 Seminar Registration

    November 12, 2014 Seminar Registration — Waiting List

    10.21.2014

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    25th Annual Employer Seminar | Navigating Human Resources

    Date:


    Tuesday, October 21, 2014


    Time:


    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


    Location:


    The Ridge Golf Club

    Auburn, CA


    HRCI:


    6.0 hours


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    Foothill Employer Advisory Council and South Placer Employer Advisory Council
    25th Annual Employer Seminar – Silver Celebration

    Seminar Overview:

    Navigating Human Resources

    • Retaliation: The Looming Risk
    • Get Real, Work Less, Live More
    • Finding and Keeping the Keepers
    • Agency Wage-Hour Audits: How to Fight Fair and Win

    Kronick Presenter:

    [SPEAKERS]

    David will be presenting on the first topic, Retaliation: The Looming Risk, which will focus on recent changes in the law and will provide attendees with practical tips for recognizing and avoiding such claims.  In fiscal year 2013 retaliation claims constituted 41.1% of all claims filed with the EEOC, twice as many in any previous years in the past decade.

    Registration:

    Click here for more information and to register.

    04.25.2014

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    20th Annual Public Sector Conference: In One Year and Out the Other – Annual Update in Employment and Labor Law

    Date:


    Friday, April 25, 2014


    Time:


    9:00 - 10:30 a.m.


    Location:


    Claremont Hotel

    Berkeley, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    The State Bar of California 20th Annual Public Sector Conference and The Labor and Employment Law Section's 31st Annual Meeting

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    At this annual update plenary session, seasoned public sector lawyers will review this past years’ notable cases and legislation. Attendees will hear varying perspectives from counsel representing management, the government, employees, and labor unions, in a point/counterpoint interplay.

    01.29.2014

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    ALA 2014 Annual Workshop | Retaliation on the Workplace

    Date:


    Wed, January 29, 2014


    Time:


    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    Location:


    Casa Garden Restaurant


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    Association of Legal Administrators – Sacramento Valley Chapter

    Presenter:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    This presentation will focus on recognizing the potential risk of retaliation liability and ways of avoiding it.  The presentation will also provide an in-depth discussion of new legislation that establishes new categories and increased penalties for retaliation in the workplace.

    11.20.2013

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    CalPELRA 2013 Annual Conference | The Family-Friendly Workplace: New Laws and Regulations Protecting Pregnant Women and Working Mothers

    Date:


    Wednesday, November 20, 2013


    Time:


    3:05 - 4:35 p.m.


    Location:


    Portola Hotel & Spa

    Monterey, CA


     


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    38th Annual Conference (November 18-22, 2013)

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Presentation Overview:

    On December 30, 2012, California adopted new regulations governing pregnancy disability leave.  These new regulations follow several other recent changes to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, federal Fair Labor Standards Act, California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and California Family Rights Act all designed to provide protections in the workplace for pregnant women and new mothers.  Ensuring compliance with these changes in law not only will avoid potential significant liability for public employers, but also will serve to promote a “family-friendly” working environment, an issue of increasing importance for working women.

    This interactive session will address the recent changes in the law and provide the following learning objectives:

    • The new method for calculating pregnancy leave entitlement;
    • An expanded definition of “disabled due to pregnancy;”
    • Use of job transfers or other methods to accommodate a woman disabled due to pregnancy;
    • Lactation accommodation under the FLSA; and
    • The expansion of sexual harassment protections to include breast feeding and related medical conditions.

    For additional information, please visit CALPELRA's website.
     

    05.21.2013

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    The Alternative Workforce: Retired Annuitants, Independent Contractors and Volunteers

    Date:


    Tuesday, May 21, 2013


    Time:


    12:00 p.m.


    Location:


    Firehouse Restaurant

    Old Sacramento

     


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    Sacramento County Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section

    KMTG Presenter:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    In an era of shrinking budgets and workforces, employers often look to supplement their workforces through the use of independent contractors, retired annuitants, or volunteers.  Yet, the use of any of the “alternative workforces” carries with it significant risks, particularly in light of recent legislation imposing new penalties for misclassifying employees as independent contractors and restricting the circumstances under which public agencies may employ retired annuitants.  This presentation will address the risks associated with utilization of independent contractors, retired annuitants, and volunteers, including the requirements imposed by new legislation that took effect in 2012.

    05.03.2013

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    19th Annual Public Sector Conference: In One Year and Out the Other – Annual Updates in Employment and Labor Law

    Date:


    Friday, May 3, 2013


    Time:


    3:30 - 5:00 p.m.


    Location:


    Claremont Hotel

    Berkeley, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    The State Bar of California 19th Annual Public Sector Conference

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Mr. Tyra is joined by Stephen Mesi from the California Department of Justice and Dale Brodsky from Beeson Tayer & Bodine

    Overview:

    At this annual update plenary session, seasoned public sector lawyers will review this past years’ notable cases and legislation. Attendees will hear varying perspectives from counsel representing management, the government, employees, and labor unions, in a point/counterpoint interplay.

    04.25.2013

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Reasonable Accomodation and the Misbehaving Employee – Do We Really Have to Accommodate That?

    Date:


    Thursday, April 25, 2013


    Location:


    Citrus Heights Community Center

    Citrus Heights, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    IPMA-HR Sacramento Mother-Lode Chapter
    Annual Conference

    KMTG Presenter:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    Both federal and California law impose obligations on employers to reasonably accommodate disabled employees. But are there limits on that obligation?  What constitutes “reasonable” accommodation? Does the obligation to reasonably accommodate an employee require an employer to overlook behavioral issues in the workplace if the employee claims his/her misbehavior is related to a disability?  This presentation will focus on the nature and extent of employers’ obligations to reasonably accommodate disabled employees. The presentation will provide participants with tips for successfully navigating the interactive process with disabled employees. The presentation also will provide guidance in addressing situations in which an employee responds to proposed disciplinary action by claiming they are disabled.

    03.01.2013

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    CSDA Board Secretary/Clerk Conference: Technology Traps for the Unwary

    Date:


    Friday, March 1, 2013


    Time:


    1:30 - 3:00 p.m.


    Location:


    Embassy Suites

    Anaheim South

    11767 Harbor Blvd

    Garden Grove, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    California Special Districts Association (CSDA)
    Board Secretary/Clerk Conference & Certificate Program (Feb. 28 – March 1, 2013)

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    The sharp increase in electronic communication and the use of computers and new technology to conduct business has led to a unique set of concerns and questions for government agencies. These concerns will be addressed in this informative seminar on the challenges faced by public agencies in following California and federal law as specifically applied to the unique issues created by the electronic workplace.

    Registration:

    For more information and to register, please visit the CSDA website

    02.13.2013

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    FEAC Annual Meeting: New Legislation for 2013

    Date:


    Wednesday, February 13, 2013


    Time:


    11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


    Location:


    Sizzler

    13570 Lincoln Way

    Auburn, CA 95603


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    Foothills Employer Advisory Council

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    Start 2013 right with up-to-date information on the current legislation and trends in employment law that effect California businesses.  Join Mr. Trya for an interactive look at the current trends for your business.
     

    02.07.2013

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    The Alternative Workforce – Independent Contractors, Retired Annuitants and Volunteers

    Date:


    Thursday, February 7, 2013


    Time:


    1:15 - 2:45 p.m.


    Location:


    Hilton Sacramento

    200 Harvard Street

     


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    Western Region Intergovernmental Personnel Assessment Council (WRIPAC)
    Spring Meeting, February 7-8, 2013

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    In an era of shrinking budgets and workforces, public agencies often look to supplement their workforces through the use of retired annuitants, independent contractors, or even volunteers. Yet, the use of any of these “alternative workforces” carries with it significant risks, particularly in light of recent legislation imposing new restrictions on the circumstances under which public agencies may employ retired annuitants and new penalties for misclassifying employees as independent contractors. This presentation will address the risks associated with utilization of retired annuitants, independent contractors, and volunteers. The presentation will highlight requirements imposed by new legislation that took effect in 2012, as well as new restrictions on the employment of retired annuitants contained in the Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA).

    Registration:

    For more information and to register, please visit the WRIPAC website

    01.15.2013

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    SPEAC Annual Meeting: New Legislation for 2013

    Date:


    Tuesday, January 15, 2013


    Time:


    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


    Location:


    Roseville Connections/EDD

    115 Ascot Drive, Suite 180

    Roseville, CA 95661


     


     


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    South Placer Employer Advisory Council

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    Start 2013 right with up-to-date information on the current legislation and trends in employment law that effect California businesses.  Join Mr. Trya for an interactive look at the current trends for your business.

    Registration:

    Please contact Jenna Horner or Rose Kuntz by email at speac10@gmail.com, or by calling 916.782.7200

    12.06.2012

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    Speaking Engagement

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    CalPELRA 2012 Annual Conference: The Wage and Hour Survival Guide – Three Case Studies

    Date:


    Thursday, December 6, 2012


    Time:


    1:45 - 3:15 p.m.


    Location:


    Portola Hotel & Spa

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    37th Annual Conference (December 3 – December 7, 2012)

    Presentation Overview:

    Federal and state wage and hour laws and regulations pose serious challenges even for seasoned HR professionals.  From misclassification of employees to miscalculation of compensable hours worked, wage and hour issues present difficult traps for the unwary.

    This program will present three case studies involving many common, and some not so common, issues encountered in handling wage and hour matters, e.g., (1) calculating employees’ “regular rate,” (2) classifying employees as exempt or non-exempt; (3) determining the compensability of pre-liminary and post-liminary activities, travel time, stand-by time, etc.; (4) use of CTO; (5) 7k and other alternative scheduling arrangements, as well as many others. 

    The program will be interactive and the audience will be invited to participate in discussing the issues presented by the case studies.  The program will highlight new developments under both the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and applicable California wage and hour laws.

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    12.05.2012

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    CalPELRA 2012 Annual Conference: The Alternative Workforce – Independent Contractors, Retired Annuitants and Volunteers

    Date:


    Wednesday, December 5, 2012


    Time:


    10:20 - 11:50 a.m.


    Location:


    Monterey Marriott

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    37th Annual Conference (December 3 – December 7, 2012)

    Presentation Overview:

    In an era of shrinking budgets, public agencies often look to supplement their workforces through the use of independent contractors, retired annuitants, or volunteers.  Yet, the use of any of these “alternative workforces” can pose significant risks.

    This interactive presentation will address such issues as:

    • The requirements for establishing an independent contractor relationship pursuant to such authorities as Metropolitan Water District v. Superior Court (Cargill) (2004) 32 Cal.4th 491, as well as common misclassification problems.  The presentation also will focus on new penalties imposed on employers for misclassifying employees as independent contractors pursuant to SB 459.
    • The new requirements for utilizing retired annuitants under AB 1028.
    • Best practices for properly documenting and administering relations with independent contractors, retired annuitants, and volunteers to avoid missteps and potential liability.

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    09.26.2012

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    2012 CSDA Annual Conference: The Alternative Workforce – Independent Contractors, Retired Annuitants and Volunteers

    Date:


    Wednesday, September 26, 2011


    Time:


    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    Location:


    Westin San Diego

    San Diego, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Special Districts Association (CSDA)
    2012 Annual Conference (September 24 – 27, 2012)

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Presentation Overview:

    In an era of shrinking budgets and workforces, public agencies often look to supplement their workforces through the use of independent contractors, retired annuitants, or volunteers.  Yet, the use of any of the “alternative workforces” carries with it significant risks, particularly in light of recent legislation imposing new penalties for misclassifying employees as independent contractors and restricting the circumstances under which public agencies may employ retired annuitants.  This presentation will address the risks associated with utilization of independent contractors, retired annuitants, and volunteers, including the requirements imposed by new legislation that took effect in 2012.

    This presentation will address:

    • The requirements for establishing an independent contractor relationship pursuant to such authorities as Metropolitan Water District v. Superior Court (Cargill) (2004) 32 Cal.4th 491, as well as common misclassification problems.  The presentation also will focus on the new penalties imposed on employers for misclassifying employees as independent contractors pursuant to SB 459, which took effect January 1, 2012.
    • The new requirement for utilizing retired annuitants pursuant to AB 1028, which took effect January 1, 2012.
    • Best practices for properly documenting and administering relations with independent contractors, retired annuitants, and volunteers to avoid missteps and potential liability.

    Registration:

    For more information and to register for the conference please visit the CSDA website

    07.12.2012

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    Kronick Workshop

    |

    Advanced Public Sector Labor Relations: From Collective Bargaining to Arbitration – What Public Sector Employers Need to Know

    Date:


    Thursday, July 12, 2012


    Registration:


    8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

    (light breakfast provided)


    Presentation:


    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    (lunch provided)


    Location:


    Courtyard Sacramento Cal Expo

    Golden Gate Room

    1782 Tribute Road

    Sacramento, CA 95815

    Complimentary on-site parking


    MCLE Credit:


    4 hours


    HRCI Credit:


    4 hours


    Seminar Overview:

    Join KMTG labor & employment and education law attorneys for a half-day seminar focusing on topics pertinent to all public employers, including the latest legal developments and court decisions governing public sector labor relations in California.

    Timely topics include:

    • Overview of Public Employment Labor Relations Laws
    • Union Recognition: How to Avoid Liability for Employer Restraint, Interference or Coercion
    • Collective Bargaining: The Duty to Bargain – How to Avoid Liability for Bad Faith Bargaining and Negotiate Defensible Labor Agreements
    • Contract Arbitration: Unilateral Change – Understanding Per se Violations vs. Totality of the Circumstance
    • Discipline and Termination: Investigating and Addressing Misconduct
    • Special Issues Involving Police and Firefighters: Navigating Peace Officers’ Bill of Rights and Firefighters’ Bill of Rights
    • Litigating Public Employment Labor Relations Cases

    Who Should Attend:

    Public Sector Human Resources Professionals, State and Local Public Agency Managers, In-house Legal Staff

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Cost:

    $35 per person (includes breakfast, lunch and all printed materials)
    You may pay online using PayPal or in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz, et al
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Attn: Lindsey Ono

    Registration:

    Please register using our online registration form.  Deadline to register is Friday, July 6, 2012.

    Questions:

    If you have any questions please contact Lindsey Ono at 916.321.4547 or lono@kmtg.com

    11.30.2011

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    CalPELRA 2011 Annual Conference: Navigating the Alphabet Soup of Employee Leave Laws – A Presentation of Three Case Studies

    Date:


    Wednesday, November 30, 2011


    Time:


    3:05 - 4:35 p.m.


    Location:


    Ferrante Room, Monterey Conference Center

    One Portola Plaza

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    36th Annual Conference (November 28 – December 2, 2011)

    Presentation Overview:

    The ADA, ADAAA, HIPAA, FMLA, GINA, FEHA, CFRA, PDL … The “alphabet soup” of federal and state laws governing employee medical conditions and leave issues can be daunting. Often, these laws intersect in unforeseen ways and create unanticipated pitfalls for the unwary.

    This program will present three separate case studies that raise complex medical/leave issues under the aforementioned federal and state laws. The program aims to be interactive and invite audience participation in addressing the myriad potential issues presented by the case studies. The goal of the discussion will be to identify best practices for avoiding liability for failing to protect employee rights with respect to health, disability, and leave-related issues. The program will highlight new regulations under the ADAAA, GINA, and the FMLA recently adopted by federal regulatory agencies. The program also will highlight recent case law developments in this complex and ever-changing area of workplace management.

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    10.24.2011

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    From Twitter to Facebook: Avoiding the Risks of Today’s High-Tech Workplace

    Date:


    Monday, October 24, 2011


    Time:


    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


    Location:


    Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza

    300 J Street

    Sacramento, CA


    HRCI


    Credit Pending


    Sponsored By:

    Sacramento Employment Advisory Council (SEAC)
    2011 Annual Conference

    Overview:

    Today’s workplace is inundated with technology: computers, cell phones, the Internet. Employees who access and use this technology in the workplace (and let’s face it – they almost all do) expose employers to potentially unlimited liability for invasion of privacy, sexual harassment, defamation and even theft of trade secrets. In this full-day seminar, you will learn how to identify risks posed by technology, and take the necessary safeguards to minimize loss and liability. Specific topics include:

    • Employee use of technology devices while away from work
    • E-discovery for non-lawyers
    • Social media and the workplace
    • The wild west of computer forensics
    • KMTG Presenters:

      [SPEAKERS]

      Mr. Tyra and Ms. Packer will be joined by Don Vilfer. Mr. Vilfer is an attorney and former FBI Special Agent in charage of the White Collar Crime and Computer Crimes sqad. During his FBI career he also led a major case management team at venues from The White House to the Oklahoma City Bombing. Mr. Vilfer is now a legal instructor in computer forensics and electronic discovery.

      Registration:

      For more information and to register, visit SEAC’s website.

    10.13.2011

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    CSDA Annual Conference: The Electronic Workplace – Traps for the Unwary

    Date:


    Thursday, October 13, 2011


    Time:


    9:00 - 10:00 a.m.


    Location:


    Monterey Marriott

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Special Districts Association (CSDA)
    2011 Annual Conference

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Presentation Overview:

    The sharp increase in electronic communication and the use of computers and new technology to conduct business has led to a unique set of concerns and questions for government agencies. What potential liabilities and pitfalls for public agencies are created by the rapidly increasing use of electronic communication and social media? Do you have to pay overtime to an employee who checks her blackberry in the evening? Can you fire an employee for making unflattering statements about his boss on his Facebook page? What issues under the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the U. S. Constitution do public agencies face as a result of increased use of electronic media in the workplace? These questions (and many more) will be answered in this informative seminar on the challenges faced by public agencies in following California and federal law as specifically applied to the unique issues created by the electronic workplace.

    Registration:

    For more information and to register for the conference please visit the CSDA website

    10.04.2011

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    New Developments and Court Decisions You Can’t Afford to Miss

    Date:


    Tuesday, October 4, 2011


    Time:


    8:15 to 10:00 a.m.


    Location:


    The Ridge Golf Course

    Aurburn, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    South Placer Employment Advisory Council (SPEAC)
    2011 Annual Conference

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    This presentation will focus on the latest legal developments and court decisions involving Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws. With the high unemployment rate, employers today are dealing more and more with complaints and suits that include discrimination in many forms. Learn about the latest developments involving disability and genetic discrimination, gender discrimination and harassment, religious discrimination, age discrimination, the impact of the e-workplace, and retaliation and whistleblower and how best to protect your business.

    06.01.2011

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    Kronick Workshop

    |

    Advanced EEO: New Developments and Court Decisions You Can’t Afford to Miss

    Date:


    Wednesday, June 1, 2011


    Registration & Coffee


    8:30 - 9:00 a.m.


    Presentation:


    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    (lunch provided)


    Location:


    ACWA JPIA

    2100 Professional Drive

    Roseville, CA 95661


    MCLE Credit:


    4 hours


    HRCI Credit:


    4 hours


    Seminar Overview:

    Join KMTG labor and employment law attorneys for a half-day seminar focusing on the latest legal developments and court decisions involving advanced topics in EEO laws and tips and strategies for preventing and correcting discrimination in the workplace.

    Timely topics include:

    • Disability Discrimination (…new ADAAA regulations)
    • Genetic Information (…new GINA regulations)
    • Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment (…developments in the Wal-Mart class action)
    • Religious Discrimination (…developments in religious accommodations and grooming/dress standards)
    • Race and National Origin Discrimination (…recent changes to the I-9 Form and SSN verification)
    • Age Discrimination (…“mixed motive” cases after Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc.)
    • Retaliation (…Supreme Court’s pending decision re third-party cases in Thompson v. North American Stainless)
    • The Impact of E-Workplace on EEO Issues

    Who Should Attend:

    Senior Management, Human Resources Professionals, and In-house Legal Staff

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Cost:

    $30 per person (includes lunch and all printed materials)
    You may pay at the door or in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz, et al
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Attn: Kristy Garza

    Registration:

    Please register on or before May 27, 2011
    Use our online registration form or notify Kristy Garza at 916.321.4547 or KGarza@kmtg.com

    05.13.2011

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Case Study on State Furloughs

    Date:


    Friday, May 13, 2011


    Time:


    3:45 - 5:00 p.m.


    Location:


    Radisson Hotel

    Sacramento, CA


    MCLE:


    1.25 hours


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    California State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section
    17th Annual Public Sector Conference – May 13, 2011

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Presentation Overview:

    After two years of litigation on multiple cases involving state employee furloughs, this panel will discuss the Supreme Court decision, and other major decisions involving furloughs. What rights do the Governor and/or Legislature have to act in a budget crisis when it affects state worker pay? Will the Supreme Court decision ultimately resolve questions or generate more litigation?

    02.09.2011

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    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Recent Developments in Employment Law

    Date:


    Wednesday, February 9, 2011


    Time:


    Noon - 1:00 p.m.


    Location:


    Sizzler Restaurant

    13570 Lincoln Way

    Auburn, CA 95603


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    Foothills Employer Advisory Council

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Overview:

    Start 2011 off on the right foot. Join us as David W. Tyra of Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard brings us up to date on the significant employment law developments of the past year. Mr. Tyra will analyze recent case law and legislative activities, and give practical guidance about best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. Don’t miss this crucial update!

    Registration:

    For more information and to register, please contact Laurel Andrews at 916-774-4031 or landrews@edd.ca.gov.

    02.02.2011

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    Kronick Workshop

    |

    Employment Law Update: Legislative Changes for 2011 (Roseville)

    Date:


    Wednesday, February 2, 2011


    Registration:


    11:45 - 12:00 p.m.


    Presentation:


    12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

    (lunch provided)


    Location:


    Roseville Chamber of Commerce

    650 Douglas Blvd.

    Roseville, CA 95678


    MCLE Credit:


    1 hour


    PHR/SPHR Credit:


    1 hour


    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Presentation Overview:

    Join KMTG Labor and Employment Law attorneys for an overview of legislative changes and how they will affect employers moving into 2011. Timely topics will include:

    • New 2010 Legislation, such as
      • SB 1304 – New leave law for organ and bone marrow donations
      • AB 1814 – Non-discrimination in retiree health benefits
      • Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
      • California Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (SB 900, AB 1602)
    • Impact of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 and ADA Amendments Act of 2008
    • New case law, such as
      • Quon v. City of Ontario: employee privacy rights with respect to employer-provided electronic devices
      • Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: certification of nationwide class of 1.6 million women in gender discrimination class action
      • California Correctional Peace Officers Association v. State of California: public employer exemption from meal and rest period statutes and regulations
    • Legislative and case law developments on the horizon for 2011

    Who Should Attend:

    Executives and Senior Management, HR Professionals and In-house Legal Counsel

    Cost:

    $15 per person (includes lunch)
    Please pay in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz, et al.
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Attn: Kristy Garza

    Registration:

    Seating is limited, please register on or before January 26, 2011
    Use our online registration form or notify Kristy Garza at 916.321.4547 or KGarza@kmtg.com

    01.25.2011

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    Kronick Workshop

    |

    Employment Law Update: Legislative Changes for 2011 (Sacramento)

    Date:


    Tuesday, January 25, 2011


    Registration:


    11:45 - 12:00 p.m.


    Presentation:


    12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

    (lunch provided)


    Location:


    KMTG's Sacramento Office

    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor

    Sacramento, CA 95814



    Parking in the Wells Fargo Building will be validated


    MCLE Credit:


    1 hour


    PHR/SPHR Credit:


    1 hour


    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Presentation Overview:

    Join KMTG Labor and Employment Law attorneys for an overview of legislative changes and how they will affect employers moving into 2011. Timely topics will include:

    • New 2010 Legislation, such as
      • SB 1304 – New leave law for organ and bone marrow donations
      • AB 1814 – Non-discrimination in retiree health benefits
      • Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
      • California Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (SB 900, AB 1602)
    • Impact of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 and ADA Amendments Act of 2008
    • New case law, such as
      • Quon v. City of Ontario: employee privacy rights with respect to employer-provided electronic devices
      • Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: certification of nationwide class of 1.6 million women in gender discrimination class action
      • California Correctional Peace Officers Association v. State of California: public employer exemption from meal and rest period statutes and regulations
    • Legislative and case law developments on the horizon for 2011

    Who Should Attend:

    Executives and Senior Management, HR Professionals and In-house Legal Counsel

    Cost:

    $15 per person (includes lunch)
    Please pay in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz, et al.
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Attn: Kristy Garza

    Registration:

    Seating is limited, please register on or before January 18, 2011
    Use our online registration form or notify Kristy Garza at 916.321.4547 or KGarza@kmtg.com

    01.18.2011

    |

    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Employee Leaves

    Date:


    Tuesday, Janurary 18, 2011


    Time:


    10:30 - 11:30 p.m.


    Location:


    Sheraton Grand, 3rd Floor

    Sacramento, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    Association of Legal Administrators

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    11.18.2010

    |

    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Furloughs, Layoffs and Other Downsizings in An Era of Declining Budgets

    Date:


    Thursday, November 18, 2010


    Time:


    8:30 - 10:00 a.m.


    Location:


    Colton Room

    Monterey Conference Center

    Two Portola Plaza

    Monterey, CA


    Sponsored By:

    California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA)
    35th Annual Conference (November 16-19, 2010)

    Presentation Overview:

    This session will explore the difficult personnel choices – such as furloughs, layoffs, and wage and benefit reductions – public employers face in today’s era of declining budgets. The session will focus on:

    Collective bargaining provisions that can aid in, or inhibit management from, achieving personnel cost reductions, e.g., management rights clauses and provisions regarding work schedules, layoffs, wages, and benefits.

    Anticipating and defending claims arising from furloughs, layoffs, and other personnel cost-saving steps, including:

    • Fair Labor Standards Act claims;
    • Claims under public labor relations laws (MMBA, Dills Act, EERA, etc.);
    • Impairment of contract claims;
    • Due process claims; and
    • Disparate impact claims.

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    07.21.2010

    |

    Kronick Workshop

    |

    Managing Employment Issues in a Down Economy and Preparing for Better Times

    Date:


    Wednesday, July 21, 2010


    Registration & Coffee


    8:30 - 9:00 a.m.


    Presentation:


    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    (lunch provided)


    Location:


    Embassy Suites Walnut Creek

    1345 Treat Blvd.

    Walnut Creek, CA 94597


    MCLE Credit:


    4 hours


    HRCI Credit:


    4 hours


    Seminar Overview:

    Join KMTG Labor & Employment Law attorneys for discussion and analysis of best strategies and legal requirements for reducing your workforce during the down economy and best practices for expanding your workforce when the economic outlook improves.

    Timely topics include:

    • Terminations of Individual Employees:
      At-Will Terminations | Establishing "For Cause" Terminations
    • Layoffs and Rehires:
      RIF Criteria | Severance Agreements | WARN and Cal-WARN Compliance | Rehire Rights and Duties
    • Preparing for the Economic Turnaround-Recruiting and Hiring Practices:
      Recruitment and E-Recruitment | Candidate Screening | Hiring Practices

    Who Should Attend:

    Senior Management, Human Resources Professionals, and In-house Legal Staff

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Cost:

    $30 per person (includes lunch and all printed materials)
    Please pay in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz, et al
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Attn: Kristy Garza

    Registration:

    Please register on or before July 14, 2010
    Use our online registration form or notify Kristy Garza at 916.321.4547 or KGarza@kmtg.com

    04.21.2010

    |

    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Preparing for the Economic Turnaround: Avoiding Recruitment and Hiring Pitfalls

    Date:


    Wednesday, April 21, 2010


    Time:


    9:00 - 10:00 a.m.


    Location:


    Lathrop City Hall

    390 Towne Centre Drive

    Lathrop, CA 95330


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    City of Lathrop
    Economic Development Presentation to Lathrop Area Businesses

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Registration:

    Please RVSP to Steve Carrigan at 209.941.7232 or scarrigan@ci.lathrop.ca.us

    03.12.2010

    |

    Speaking Engagement

    |

    New Legislation Manufacturers Need to Know and Understand

    Date:


    Friday, March 12, 2010


    Time:


    11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    (lunch provided)


    Location:


    Placer Waterworks, Inc.

    Yuba County Airport Industrial Park

    1325 Furneaux Road, Linda CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    Yuba-Sutter Manufacturer’s Association

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    02.10.2010

    |

    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Terminations, Layoffs and Downsizing in Today’s Tough Economy

    Date:


    Wednesday, February 10, 2010


    Time:


    8:00 - 10:00 a.m.


    Location:


    Weintraub Genshlea Chediak

    400 Capitol Mall, 11th Floor

    Sacramento CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    The Sacramento Employers Advisory Council (SEAC)

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Registration:

    For more information and to register please visit Sacramento Employers Advisory Council

    09.16.2009

    |

    Kronick Workshop

    |

    Privacy and the E-Workplace: Practical advice for every employer on how to properly prepare for and respond to employee privacy issues

    Date:


    Wed., September 16, 2009


    Registration & Coffee


    8:30 - 9:00 a.m.


    Presentation:


    9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

    (lunch included)


    Location:


    The Radisson Hotel

    500 Leisure Lane

    Sacramento, CA 95815


    MCLE Credit:


    3 hours


    Co-Sponsored By:

    California Employers Assocation (CEA)

    CEA helps member companies maximize the performance of their employees and organizations through talent, tools and training. Founded in 1937, CEA is a not-for–profit employers association that today serves over 700 employers throughout the state of California. CEA’s HR and business professionals provide expertise in the areas of compliance, recruitment, retention, surveys, safety and training and organizational development.

    Seminar Overview:

    Timely topics include:

    • Federal and state laws governing employee background checks
    • Employee drug testing
    • Workplace searches
    • Safeguarding employee medical, personal and personnel information
    • Monitoring employee use of e-mail, internet and other electronic media
    • Document retention policies and preserving electronic communications

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Cost:

    $25 per person (includes lunch and all printed materials)
    You may pay at the door or in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz, et al
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Attn: Kristy Garza

    Registration:

    Please register on or before September 4, 2009
    Use our online registration form or notify Kristy Garza at 916.321.4547 or KGarza@kmtg.com

    04.29.2009

    |

    Kronick Workshop

    |

    2009 Wage and Hour Compliance Seminar

    Date:


    Wed., April 29, 2009


    Registration & Coffee


    8:30 - 9:00 a.m.


    Presentation:


    9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

    (lunch included)


    Location:


    The Radisson Hotel

    500 Leisure Lane

    Sacramento, CA 95815


    MCLE Credit:


    3 hours


    Seminar Overview:

    What every employer needs to know about federal and state wage and hour laws, including:

    • Calculation of regular pay
    • Overtime liability
    • Compensable activities
    • Compensatory time-off
    • Alternative workweeks & other overtime avoidance mechanisms
    • Exempt vs. non-exempt classifications
    • Wage & hour litigation, including class action update

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Cost:

    $25 per person (includes lunch and all printed materials)
    You may pay at the door or in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz, et al
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Attn: Elizabeth Hardin

    Registration:

    Please register on or before April 15, 2009
    Use our online registration form or notify Elizabeth Hardin at 916.321.4547 or EHardin@kmtg.com to reserve your spot.

    09.17.2008

    |

    Kronick Workshop

    |

    Managing Employee Leaves of Absence

    Date:


    Wed., Sept. 17, 2008


    Registration & Coffee


    8:30 - 9:00 a.m.


    Presentation:


    9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

    (lunch included)


    Location:


    The Vizcaya Pavilion

    2019 21st Street

    Sacramento, CA



    Complimentary valet parking is available for your convenience. Please pull up in front of the Vizcaya on 21st Street and an attendant will assist you.


    MCLE Credit:


    3 hours


    Seminar Overview:

    Learn how the U.S. Department of Labor’s new FMLA regulations affect you as an employer. This seminar will highlight the impact of the new DOL regulations and its significant changes, including:

    • New definition of "serious health condition"
    • New notification requirements for employers
    • New notification requirements for employees
    • Revised criteria for employee eligibility
    • Clarification of requirements for medical certification

    This seminar will also provide you with tips on how to navigate the complicated maze of FMLA, CFRA, PDL, ADA, PFl and workers’ compensation leave. You will also learn more about your legal rights and obligations regarding other kinds of leaves provided by state and federal law.

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Cost:

    $20 per person (includes lunch and all printed materials)
    You may pay at the door or in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz, et al
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Attn: Melissa Strand

    Registration:

    Deadline to register is Sept. 3, 2008
    Use our online registration form or notify Melissa Strand at 916.321.4222 or mstrand@kmtg.com to reserve your spot.

    07.16.2008

    |

    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Managing Employee Leaves

    Date:


    Wednesday, July 16, 2008


    Time:


    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


    Location:


    ACWA/JPIA Office

    5620 Birdcage Street, Suite 110

    Citrus Heights, CA 95610


    Cost


    $12 per person

    (includes continental breakfast and lunch


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    ACWA/JPIA
    Sacramento HR Group Meeting

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Registration:

    Deadline to register is July 9, 2008. Please call the JPIA at 800.231.5742, ext. 3121 or email training@acwajpia.com .

    10.16.2007

    |

    Speaking Engagement

    |

    2007 Developments in California Workplace Law

    Date:


    Tuesday, October 16, 2007


    Time:


    8:30 - 10:00 a.m.


    Location:


    The Ridge Country Club

    Auburn, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    California Employer Advisory Council
    South Placer/Foothill Employer Advisory Council Annual HR Seminar

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Mr. Tyra will also be emceeing the all-day seminar

    Registration:

    To receive a brochure with registration information about this seminar please contact Laurel Y. Andrews at 916.774.4033 or landrews@edd.ca.gov

    10.09.2007

    |

    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Employee Leaves: Managing the Overlap Between FMLA/CFRA/ADA/PDLL/Worker’s Compensation

    Date:


    Tuesday, October 9, 2007


    Time:


    TBA


    Location:


    Hilton Sacramento Arden West

    2200 Harvard Street

    Sacramento, CA


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    Sacramento Employer Advisory Council
    Annual HR Seminar

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Registration:

    To register, please email support@saceac.com or contact SEAC at 916.484.4647. For more information visit SEAC online

    09.12.2007

    |

    Kronick Workshop

    |

    Workplace Investigation Seminar

    Date:


    Wednesday

    September 12, 2007


    Registration & Coffee


    8:30 - 9:00 a.m.


    Program:


    9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

    (lunch included)


    Location:


    The Sterling Hotel

    1300 H Street

    Sacramento, CA



    Public parking garages are

    located near the hotel at

    13th & I St. and 14th & H St.


    Cost:


    $20 per person

    You may pay at the door or in advance by mailing a check payable to:



    Kronick Moskovitz, et al

    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor

    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Attn: Accounts Receivable


    MCLE Credit:


    3 hours


    Agenda Overview:

    Keep workplace wrinkles from becoming complex legal problems. Learn the proper way to conduct a workplace investigation.

    • Legal Bases and Concepts Regarding Workplace Investigations
    • Planning the Investigation
    • Principles of Effective Witness Interviews / Mock Witness Interviews
    • Documenting the Investigation / Preparation of Final Report
    • Taking Effective and Appropriate Disciplinary Action
    • Keynote Address by Greg Fisher / DFEH Enforcement Policies and Actions

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Keynote Speaker:

    Greg Fisher, Senior Staff Counsel
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing

    Registration:

    Deadline to register is Aug. 30, 2007
    Use our online registration form or notify Melissa Strand at 916.321.4525 or mstrand@kmtg.com to reserve your spot.

    12.07.2006

    |

    Kronick Breakfast Seminar

    |

    What’s New for 2007: Recent Developments in Employment and Labor Law

    Date:


    Thursday, December 7, 2006


    Registration & Breakfast:


    7:30 - 8:30 a.m.


    Program:


    8:30 - 10:30 a.m.


    Location:


    Embassy Suites

    100 Capitol Mall

    Sacramento, CA


    Cost:


    $60 per person

    Includes breakfast and printed materials


    Parking:


    Parking is available in the city lot directly across from the Embassy Suites. Four hours of complimentary parking available to all attendees. Parking coupons will be distributed at the seminar


    Seminar Agenda:

    • New Court Decisions Affecting Your Workplace
    • New Laws for Employers

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Who Should Attend:

    Private and public sector employers, including human resources managers, senior executives and other administrative personnel responsible for making personnel-related decisions should attend this seminar.

    Registration:

    Use our online registration form or call our KBK registration line at 916.321.4216. You may pay at the door or in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    ATTN: Alma Ablog

    08.25.2006

    |

    Speaking Engagement

    |

    Human Resource Policies that Prevent Lawsuits

    Date:


    Friday, August 25, 2006


    Time:


    9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


    Location:


    Sheraton Grand Sacramento

    1230 J. Street

    Sacramento, CA 95815


    Organizers:

    Sponsored By:

    National Business Institute (NBI)

    Agenda:

    KMTG attorney, David W. Tyra, is one of four program presenters

    • Legal Aspects of the Hiring Process
    • Creating Comprehensive Employee Handbooks
    • Adhering to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    • How to Handle Involuntary Terminations Correctly
    • The Hallmarks of Legally Defensible Documentation (Presented by David W. Tyra)

    KMTG Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Registration:

    For more information or to register call NBI at 1-800-930-6182 or visit them online at www.nbi-sems.com

    10.27.2005

    |

    Kronick Breakfast Seminar

    |

    2005 Employment Labor Law Year in Review: Preparing Your Workplace for 2006 and Beyond

    Date:

    Thursday, October 27, 2005

    Registration & Breakfast:

    7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

    Program:

    8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

    Location:

    Embassy Suites
    100 Capitol Mall
    Sacramento, CA

    Cost:

    $60 per person
    Includes breakfast and printed materials

    Parking:

    Parking is available in the city lot directly across from the Embassy Suites. Four hours of complimentary parking available to all attendees. Parking coupons will be distributed at the seminar

    Seminar Agenda:

    • 2005 Decisions Affecting Your Workplace
    • 2005 Legislation Affecting Your Workplace
    • Practical Implementation of Changes to Your Workplace

    Presenters:

    [SPEAKERS]

    Who Should Attend:

    Private and public sector employers, including human resources managers, senior executives and other administrative personnel responsible for making personnel-related decisions should attend this seminar.

    Registration:

    Use our online registration form or call Teresa Patterson at (916) 321-4216. You may pay at the door or in advance by mailing a check payable to:

    Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
    400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
    Sacramento CA 95814