What’s Happening and When in 2010

Last year brought many changes in labor and employment law. Expect more of the same in 2010. Join our experienced attorneys for an informative breakfast discussing all of the hot topics that will affect you and your employees:

My head hurts… the new laws in effect in 2010: 

  • Alternative workweek schedule amendments
  • New Cal-COBRA notice requirements
  • New wage withholding tables
  • Workers’ compensation coverage for third-party torts
  • Increased workers’ compensation penalties
  • Limits on employer’s ability to rescind medical treatment authorization
  • No increase in computer professional salary for exemption purposes

Them again? What the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement is up to: 

  • Vacation/sick leave developments
  • Salary Basis test

You mean there’s more? Additional topics include: 

  • NLRB Update
  • Social Media/Networking/Privacy Advice and Issues: Your company and Facebook, Twitter, and "Astroturfing"
  • Caregivers’ Leave under the FMLA
  • Independent Contractors and the Rehabilitation Act
  • New rules concerning non-compete agreements
  • What is looming on the horizon?

And many more cutting-edge developments in labor and employment law, including wage and hour class actions.

Registration & Materials $50

Registration and Breakfast 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Program 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


March 2, 2010
Westin South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Boulevard, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Speakers: Greg Labate and Matthew Sonne

March 9, 2010
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
333 South Hope Street, 48th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Speakers: Geoffrey DeBoskey and Jennifer Zargarof

March 11, 2010
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
990 Marsh Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Speakers: Jennifer Redmond and Adam Tullman

March 11, 2010
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1600, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Speakers: Geoffrey DeBoskey and Ronda Jamgotchian

March 17, 2010
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122
Speakers: David Chidlaw, Carole Ross, and Matthew McConnell

March 23, 2010
The Santa Barbara Club
1105 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Speakers: Jeffrey Dinkin and Aaron Heisler

March 25, 2010
San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
Speakers: Bill Whelan, Samantha Hardy, and Hali Henderson

March 31, 2010
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Four Embarcadero Center, 17th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111
Speakers: Deborah Martin and Julie Wong

Questions? Please contact us for more information: Melissa Omphroy, (415) 774-2997 – momphroy@sheppardmullin.com

HRCI Credit: This program is pending approval for 2.5 hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

MCLE Credit: This activity complies with standards for Minimum Continuing Legal Education prescribed by the California State Bar and is approved for 2.5 hours of MCLE credit. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.