Business meeting to focus on employment law updates |

Business meeting to focus on employment law updates

The business community is invited to attend an employment law update “What’s on Your Mind?” 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 24 at the TahoeChamber Conference Room, 169 Highway 50, Stateline.

The seminar is sponsored by the in partnership with the Sierra Human Resources Association. It includes updated information that managers and business professionals need to know for 2012.

There will be a question and answer session with attorneys from both California and Nevada. David Cohen of Cohen Durrett, LLP in Sacramento and Dustin Clark of Littler Mendelson, Las Vegas will cover new laws as well as best employment practices in general. Questions may be anonymously submitted in advance by contacting Laura Moriarty at 530 573 0224 or Emily Abernathy at 775 588 5900 ext. 303.

Expect to hear information on social media in the workplace, changes in wage and hour and discrimination law, meal period requirements and developments related to benefits, health insurance and leaves of absence, as well as updates on arbitration, discrimination, class action, new NLRB rulings, expansion of retaliation claims, genetic characteristics protection, best hiring practices, new posting requirements and opinions and trends to watch in 2012.

Early bird registration (before Jan. 16) is $39 for chamber and SHRA members, $49 for non-members. Attendees will be able to purchase 2012 employment law products at a discount.

Seating is limited and advance registration is required. Go to or contact representative Abernathy at the number above.

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