Speaking Engagement

The Peculiarities of California Employment Law - Boston


Boston, MA

Seyfarth Shaw LLP Boston Office
Two Seaport Lane, Suite 300
Boston, MA 02210-2028

New York MCLE
1.5 Credits (Transitional), Labor & Employment Law

Registration Information:
Seating is limited and registration is required.  You will receive an email two days prior to the event confirming the location, date and time of the briefing.

If you have any questions, please contact Tracy Dane-Deeney by email tdanedeeney@seyfarth.com.


While it is easy to bemoan the special problems that employers face in California, we will suggest practical ways for employers to avoid or solve them. Some of the California employment law peculiarities we will discuss include:

  • The Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act 
  • Disability Discrimination and the Interactive Process 
  • Wage-Hour Administration 
  • Workplace Harassment and Mandatory Supervisory Training 
  • Breach of Contract Claims 
  • Workers’ Compensation Retaliation (Labor Code §132a) 
  • Restrictive Covenants 
  • Commissions and Bonus Plans 
  • Hiring and Discharge Procedures 
  • The California Family Rights Act and Other State Leave Laws 
  • “Kin Care” 
  • Arbitration Agreements 
  • Drug Testing and Employee Privacy 
  • Employee Access to Personnel Information

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