Elimination of Bias

Employment Issues in the Adult Entertainment Business

The Adult Entertainment Industry, Marijuana Growers, “GIG” Economy! Karen Tynan, who has spent nearly a decade advising and defending clients in the adult entertainment industry, kicks off the L & E section’s focus in 2018 on the compliance challenges in our changing workforce in Non-Traditional Workplaces. Join her in a lively and informative session about broadening our perceptions as well as our practices in this niche industry, particularly in light of renewed interest in sexual harassment claims in the entertainment industry.


Karen Tynan
Attorney at Law

Ms. Tynan is a California attorney practicing in the areas of employment law and regulatory law, regularly advising and defending California employers and companies in civil, administrative, and regulatory matters. Services her firm offers range from defending wage and hour claims, defending discrimination suits, in-house sexual harassment training, compliance, and crisis management. Prior to law school and legal practice, Ms. Tynan spent ten years sailing as an officer in the merchant marine, rising from third officer to chief officer during her career. These years of sailing the Pacific routes on a tanker, from Alaska to Mexico and Hawaii, provide not only interesting sea stories, but a broad knowledge of life, labor practices, engineering, and safety protocols.

Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Time: Check-In: 11:45 am; Presentation: 12:00—1:00 pm

Presenter(s): Karen Tynan, Attorney at Law

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Parking for this seminar is ONLY available in the
Public Parking Garage at 555 First Street. Do not park in the parking lot at 111 Santa Rosa Avenue.

Registration Fee: $60–SCBA Members; $75–Public; $50 –SCBA Labor & Employment Section Members (L&E Members must submit RSVP by phone, fax or snail mail)

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in Elimination of Bias

Student: $20 (The student discount is now available online for SCBA Student Members. Students who are not members of SCBA may utilize the student discount by downloading the registration form and submitting it with proof of current enrollment to the SCBA Offices. For more information on becoming a member of SCBA, please contact Susan Demers at (707) 542-1190 ext. 18.)

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