The Growing Forest of Leaves
The forest of leave laws continues to grow — Employers must keep on top of these changes to remain compliant. In between all the other pressing challenges for businesses and human resources in 2021, come and get updated on the new and revised leave of absence laws that may apply to your business.
Some of the questions that will be answered include:
• California Family Rights Act (CFRA) — How has this law been expanded? Does this affect your business now? What family members has this law been expanded to include? What key definition changes do you need to know about?
• California’s Kin Care — How has this rule changed? How does this affect your organization?
• California’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) — How has this state benefit expanded? How does it affect your organization?
• Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) for COVID-19 — What is the status of this law? What do businesses need to know? How will your organization decide to handle?
Join us and our speaker, Jeanine DeBacker, as she walks us through the new and revised leave of absence rules, how they interact, and how you can comply.
Jeanine DeBacker, Attorney
Jeanine is a litigator who uses her courtroom experience to help employers prevent lawsuits through well-crafted policies, staff training and informal dispute resolution. Jeanine counsels businesses on human resources, employment and employee benefit issues. Her practice focuses on representing employers in all areas of employment and benefits law, including wage and hour claims, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and other employment-related claims. She represents both public and private employers in administrative proceedings, class actions, civil litigation, mediation and arbitrations, and federal and state appeals.
Jeanine is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators and is regularly retained to conduct workplace investigations for claims regarding harassment, discrimination, retaliations and workplace conditions. She has conducted investigations at nonprofit agencies, foundations, private employers and public entities.
Jeanine regularly provides training for managers and staff on harassment prevention, fostering respectful workplaces, and managing within the law, among other topics.
For more than thirty-seven years, Johnson & Dugan’s highest priority has been to make it easy for any company to expertly plan and administer their employee benefits plans.
Unlike other employee benefits consulting firms, J&D does not deliver one-size-fits-all solutions — we work with you to deliver the right mix of expertise, products, services and support based on the scope of your needs — with the flexibility necessary to adapt to your changing organization.
J&D’s on-staff of professionals have deep-rooted industry partnerships, valued experience and a broad service portfolio that will help you:
• create the ideal benefits program for your company;
• identify ways to control costs and maximize your company’s and your employees’ benefits dollars;
• ensure that you stay in compliance along the way;
• manage the myriad of day-to-day program tasks;
• communicate the portfolio of plans and services to your employees and their families; and
• stay connected with the latest technology to streamline every aspect of your program.
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