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Tahoe Chamber to host legal update seminar

Pettit Gilwee
Special to the Sun

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; As part of its Chamber EDucation program, the North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce and the Sierra Human Resources Association (SHRA) will host a Legal Update for California Business Leaders and Managers seminar Tuesday, Jan. 17, 9 a.m.- noon, Cedar House Sport Hotel, 10918 Brockway Road, Truckee. Deadline to register is Friday, Jan. 13.

Attendees will learn about new laws that take effect in 2012 and how they impact employers, California legislative updates in regard to credit check ban, PDL amendment, commission agreements, California case law updates such as wage and hour, meal periods and harassment, along with U.S. Supreme Court and California rulings about arbitration, discrimination and class actions. The seminar will also include significant agency regulations, opinions and trends to watch in 2012, and best practices to prepare your organization for employment law compliance in the new year and beyond.

Special counsel Mary L. Guilfoyle, of the Miller Law Group in San Francisco, will lead the seminar. Guilfoyle has been practicing labor and employment law exclusively for 20 years, representing management in both federal and state court in employment litigation matters involving claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation. Guilfoyle also represents employers in administrative proceedings before the California State Labor Commissioner, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Registration fees (before Monday, Jan. 9) are $55 per person for chamber and SHRA members and $65 for nonmembers. Last-minute registration (after Jan. 9) is $60 for chamber and SHRA members and $70 for nonmembers.

For more information and/or to register, contact Laura Moriarty of SHRA, at 530-573-0224 or Kym Fabel, North Lake Tahoe Chamber manager, at 530-581-8764. Attendees may also pay online at http://www.sierrahra.com.

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