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The SCBA Office will be closed on February 17, 2020 (President's Day).

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JANUARY 2020 BLITZ: BLITZ - DEADLINE 2-3-20

NEW DATE: Friday, January 24: Prevention: What You Need to Know About California’s New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements
In The Wake of the “Me Too” Movement

Tuesday, January 28: Elimination of Bias: Traversing Cultural Differences in the Legal Profession

Wednesday, January 29: Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law

EVENT - Friday, January 31: Presiding Judge’s Luncheon

Monday, February 3: 2020 New Laws and Forms for Civil, Family, and Probate

Wednesday, February 5: Rules of Civil Procedure – Subpoenas

Thursday, February 20: The Nuts and Bolts of the Sale of a Business

Friday, February 21: Legislation “ABCs” and Carve-Outs to Employment After Dynamex and AB5

Tuesday, March 10, 2020: NIGHT At The MUSEUM Tour and Mixer

NEW DATE: Tuesday, March 24: Cal-OSHA Update

MONDAY, APRIL 6: Applications for the 2020-2021 Civil Grand Jury are Due

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2020 Changes to Local Ordinances

Minimum Wage Increases, private rights of action, large penalties, and other requirements that go far beyond the California Labor Code

Joseph Gruchawka, Attorney at Law

Mr. Gruchawka grew up in Kenwood, in the heart of Sonoma County. After attending UC Berkeley for his undergraduate studies and the University of Colorado for law school, he returned to Sonoma County, where he worked at the law firm of Smith Dollar PC, specializing in wage and hour claims and contract disputes. Mr. Gruchawka then founded his own practice, where he focusses on labor law, real property disputes, contract disputes,

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Legislation “ABCs” and Carve-Outs to Employment After Dynamex and AB5

A discussion of the practical effects of AB 5 and Dynamex. This includes exceptions, retroactivity issues, and counseling clients on reviewing their business practices to be in compliance.

Christopher M. Mazzia, Anderson Zeigler

Mr. Mazzia’s litigation and legal counseling practice includes employment matters, with extensive experience litigating independent contractor issues nationwide.

Laney Rooks, Anderson Zeigler

Ms. Rook’s background includes, military experience, being a small business owner, and entrepreneur. Her legal practice includes assisting clients in business transactions, employment law issues, real property concerns, and civil litigation.

Date: Friday, February 21, 2020

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Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law

It’s been another challenging year for California employment attorneys as federal and California 2019 decisions provide clues but not answers to current “hot” issues in discrimination/harassment claims and wage and hour claims—as well as innovative pleading and strategies borrowed from traditional tort law. These subjects, as well as the procedural highlights of 2019 in topics dear to employment practitioners, such as attorney fee recovery, arbitration, joint employment and more will be included by the panelists.

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