About the Program

Avoid legal pitfalls and get your managers up to speed with a half-day course on California employment law as it pertains to managers. This course is intended for anyone who manages large or small groups of individuals and does not have a human resources background. Managers will leave this course with an understanding of the basic tenets of California employment law in areas that matter to managers: California laws that apply to your organization, the use of confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements to protect company trade secret information, privacy issues, immigration laws and things managers can and cannot say to employees. Topics will include privacy rights, employee’s rights and duties, proprietary information, multicultural issues and immigration law.

Topics:

  • How California Employment Law Differ from Federal Law?
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Immigrations and hiring non-residents
  • Multicultural and Trans-border Issues
  • Top 10 Employee Handbook Mistakes
  • Top 10 Things Employers Do to Get Sued
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Privacy Issues
  • The Big Five: ADA, Worker’s Comp, Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation
  • Protected Classes: Race, Gender, Ethnicity, Sexual Orientation, Nationality, Religion

Audience

This course is appropriate for any executive or manager overseeing groups of employees and have offices that fall under California state law.

Audience

This course is appropriate for any executive or manager overseeing groups of employees and have offices that fall under California state law.

Instructor

For over fifteen years, Stephen Moses has provided legal counseling to small, medium and large-sized business in the State of California and internationally on many commercial and business matters, including intellectual property licensing and distribution, trade secret misappropriation, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, employment issues, wage and hour disputes, public contracting, breach of contract and unfair business practices.

Stephen presently works as a business litigator and part-time mediator with a small law firm in Pleasanton, California. He also works as the day-of-court mediator for the Alameda County Superior Court's small claims division and as an instructor in the paralegal program at Cal State East Bay.

Stephen is licensed to practice in California and New York, and is a mediation panelist for the Association of Conflict Resolution, the Alameda County Superior Court and the Contract Costa County Superior Court.