Seminar

Recent Developments in Employment and Labor Law (Walnut Creek Presentation)

1/16/2008

Walnut Creek, CA

The California Supreme Court made 2007 a year of dramatic change in employment law, issuing six significant opinions, mostly in the wage and hour arena, including the seminal Murphy v. Kenneth Cole decision, which tripled employers’ potential liability for meal and rest period violations.  Morrison & Foerster LLP will host a series of briefings to discuss these and other developments, including our annual review of the Legislature’s activities, and their impact on California employers.

TOPICS INCLUDE

WAGE/HOUR

  • Bonuses and reimbursing employee business expenses
  • Murphy and subsequent case law
  • Trends in wage and hour class actions
  • Minimum wage increases

TRADE SECRETS

  • Non-competition/restrictive covenant issues
  • Employee mobility issues

PRIVACY

  • Confidentiality of medical information and Social Security numbers
  • Prohibition on implanting identification devices
  • Searching workplace computers

OTHER CURRENT ISSUES

  • Social Security “No-Match” letters
  • 409A excess compensation issues
  • Continuing attack on mandatory arbitration
  • Federal anti-discrimination legislation (ENDA)

This seminar will also be held in the following locations:

San Francisco
Newport Beach
Palo Alto
San Diego
Los Angeles
McLean, VA


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