Labor Law and HR Forum

This event provides an educational update to Chamber members, and provides tips, tools and advice from some of the best attorneys and HR professionals around. This program provides an added value benefit to assist our member companies with knowledge that helps them stay compliant with the ever-changing California labor laws and human resources related issues.

Two of Bakersfield’s top legal attorneys will update you about new employment legislation at the Chamber’s next Labor Law and HR Forum on Wednesday, June 14.

Jerry W. Pearson and Jefferson X. Eberhardt, both of Young Wooldridge LLP, will explain what you need to know to stay in compliance. They will discuss new legislation and cases covering the following:

  • Can hugging create a hostile work environment?
  • Reasonable Accommodation
  • New limitations on use of criminal background information
  • New proposed legislation including expanded parental leave, “opportunity to work” and Ban the Box

The forum will be held at the Chamber office, 1725 Eye St. Check-in/networking begins at 7:30 a.m., with the presentation following from 8-10 a.m. Please park in the parking structure on the northwest corner of 18th and Eye streets.

Cost is $25 for members; $50 for nonmembers. A light breakfast will be provided. Cancellation notices must be received 24 hours in advance to preclude billing.

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