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Small Mistakes & Big Fines: Compliance Pitfalls and Their Repercussions
Date: March 8, 730-9am (Pacific Standard Time)
Type of event: Virtual only (updated 3/1/22)
Cost: $25-38 (based on membership status)
Affiliate: Ventura County, CA
Topic overview: With the legislature’s latest addition of criminal grand theft charges for missed payments to employees, increased attention to wage and hour issues is as critical as ever. This presentation will cover legislative and caselaw updates, areas where employers continue to make common mistakes and how to improve your documentation to defend against claims. We will end with some good news, we promise!
– 2022 Wage and Hour Employment Law Updates;
– Takeaways from Recent Cases;
– Methods for Improved Documentation;
– Most Common Mistakes (including COVID pay)
– Potential Good News on PAGA!
Alexis D. James, Managing Partner
Alexis has practiced employment law in California for more than sixteen years, having worked on both sides of the employment law equation. She earned her bachelor’s degree in public policy at Duke University and completed law school with honors at Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College. In her litigation practice, Alexis has successfully assisted in taking discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination cases through arbitration and trial; and has been known by her peers to be a voice of reason in contentious situations.
In her practice, Alexis conducts comprehensive internal audits, drafts policies and procedures, coaches employers through disciplinary and termination issues, performs employee trainings and investigations, and represents employers in state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies.
Renee Nicole Noy, Partner
Renee earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1997, and received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in San Francisco. Renee received her mediation certificate from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. Renee worked a number of years at the prestigious Plaintiff’s law firm of Green, Broillet, & Wheeler, where she became proficient in representing plaintiffs against large corporations.
In the last decade, Renee has represented countless employees in employment discrimination lawsuits, including cases involving disability, race, gender, and age discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and a variety of wage and error disputes.
Renee and Alexis have been featured speakers at the HR Star Conference, National Association of Women Business Owners, Professionals in Human Resources Association, and regularly provide webinars and trainings for clients. They are proud partners of the Los Angeles County Medical Association, and the Physical Therapy Provider Network.