MCLE Classes & Events

Friday, November 16, 2018: Fiduciary Income Tax Returns 101

Thursday, November 29, 2018: Introduction to Easement Law

Friday, November 30, 2018: Survivors as Advocates: Disaster Impacts on Legal Professionals

Monday, December 3, 2018: Legislative Updates in Labor & Employment for 2019

Wednesday, December 5, 2018: Real Property and Trusts & Estates Crossover Issues

Tuesday, December 11, 2018: 2018 Winter CEQA Update

Wednesday, December 12, 2018: Cannabis Licensing and Regulatory Compliance

MIXER - Thursday, December 13, 2018: SCBA's Annual Holiday Mixer to Honor Our Past Presidents!

Friday, January 4, 2019: Judicial Independence

Monday, January 7, 2019: IOLTA Accounts

Thursday, January 17, 2019: Elimination of Bias in the Workplace

Tuesday, January 22, 2019: Ethical Duties and Electronically Stored Information

Thursday, January 31, 2019: Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law

NEW DATE: March 5, 2019 from 10-30-18: The Prudent Investor Rule: Investing for Continuing Trusts

Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law

Valorie Bader Welty /Welty, PC

Ms. Bader has practiced in the areas of employment and business counseling, training, mechanic liens, and employment litigation since 1986. She continues to counsel businesses and individuals and litigates in court and before administrative agencies such as the Labor Commissioner, the Employment Development Department, the Workers Compensation Appeals Board, Cal-OSHA, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing/Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, CA Department of Licensing, CA Department of Insurance, Cal-PERS and other Retirement Associations and before the California State Personnel Board and other public entities. Her current practice includes sexual harassment training and other

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Elimination of Bias in the Workplace:

Preventing Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation

This Training Will Discuss the Prevalence of Unconscious Bias and Ways to Eliminate it and it’s Effects in the Workplace.

~ Privilege, Bias and Historical Trauma. ~ Characteristics Shared by Historically Advantaged and Disadvantaged Groups. ~ Review of ABA Bias Study and Toolkits for Interrupting Bias. ~ Employers: Preventing Issues in the Workplace, Handling Complaints, and Mitigating Damages.

Jeff Berk Sonoma County Counsel’s Office

Mr. Berk is an attorney in the Sonoma County Counsel’s office where he provides advice on employment and other matters for county departments and some other public agencies. Mr.

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Legislative Updates in Labor & Employment for 2019

Last year’s “#Me too” movement, decisions by the U.S. and California Supreme Court on the validity of arbitration clauses, and continuing efforts to clarify the calculation of wages have resulted in a passel of proposed employment legislation in 2018 for the future. Join the Labor and Employment Law Section in discussion of laws signed by the Governor for 2019, as well as new regulations affecting labor and employment issues.

Valorie Bader Welty/Welty, PC

Ms. Bader has practiced in the areas of employment and business counseling, training, mechanic liens, and employment litigation since 1986. She continues

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