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California Employment Law Peculiarities: What You Need To Know


Cost: There is no cost to attend, but registration is required and space is limited.

Washington, D.C. Office
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
975 F Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 463-2400
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch & Registration
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Program
It is more crucial than ever for private employers to understand the peculiarities of employment law in California, the nation’s most populous state. A notorious trend-setter in employment law, California only continues to expand employee rights and employer obligations. For better or worse, California is different.
Please join us for an overview and update on what every employer needs to know regarding California employment law peculiarities, including:
  • California’s brand new ABC’s of independent contracting and how to get from A-Z in classifying workers 
  • California’s Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) and practical advice on how to stop Golden State employees from suing you for everything 
  • California-specific wage and hour laws and the need-to-know differences from federal requirements 
  • California peculiarities in the discrimination, harassment, and retaliation realm and common pitfalls for employers accustomed to federal standards 
  • How California goes beyond federal leave law and tips for compliance
If you have any questions, please contact Sean Frebes at and reference this event.