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September Meeting - Dress and Grooming in the Workplace

PRESENTER: Matt Sgnilek

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
11:30a - 1:00p

Matthew Sgnilek is a Partner in the Employment practice at O'Hagan Meyer. He represents employers in a variety of employment cases and administrative actions, including claims for civil rights violations, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination,  American Disabilities Act (ADA) violations, unfair business practices, misappropriation of trade secrets, as well as Private Attorney General’s Act (PAGA), individual and class action wage & hour  disputes.

Matt represents employers in both state and federal courts, in arbitration, and before state and federal agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. Matt conducts employee classification audits, payroll audits, HR best practices audits, and workplace investigations.  Matt also provides preventive counseling to his clients and works with them to ensure compliant HR policies and documents are in place..  Matt is a frequent speaker providing seminars and workshops on employment issues, including Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Training to executives, supervisors, managers and human resources professionals.

Regular – Chicken Picatta with baby red potatoes and green salad

Vegetarian – Steamed Vegetable Platter and Green Salad

Dessert – Chocolate Cream Pie

Please note the Madonna Inn does not allow outside food or drink

Meeting Locaton:

Garden Room

Madonna Inn

100 Madonna Road

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Spotlight Speaker

Speaker: Neil Trent

Founded in 1955, Woods Humane Society is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to the humane care of homeless dogs and cats in San Luis Obispo County.  Our work includes finding loving homes for pets, working to end pet overpopulation through spay/neuter efforts, canine obedience classes, and humane education opportunities for children.  We rely on the dedication of our volunteers and the generosity of our donors as we improve the lives of animals throughout our community.

 

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2019 Annual Conference - Navigating the 3 C's

PRESENTER: Paul Fleck, Amber Solano & Susan Steward

Friday, October 11, 2019
8:00a - 12:00p

Conflict: Paul Fleck, Lessons Learned from Litigation and The
Current Litigation Environment.

Employers continue to face lawsuits from employees in our ever-changing legal landscape.  Gain an understanding as to how just a few facts or circumstances can make the difference between a win and a loss. This session will cover the trends in recently filed employment cases and discuss areas of concern for employers. 

Communication: Amber Solano, Case Studies in Employee
Leaves: “Do Employees Really Get Time Off for That?”

Employers often wrestle with leave administration especially when handling performance and behavior issues and look for guidance to address these difficult leave situations. Explore the intersection of leave laws  and learn techniques to effectively address performance/behavior issues.

Culture: Susan Steward, Promote a workplace culture that
values diversity and inclusion.

A workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion attracts talent, drives engagement and retention, and affects employee performance.  Learn strategies to promote positive workplace culture through recognizing and reducing circumstances and behaviors that give rise to unlawful discrimination and harassment, including unconscious bias.

Breakfast Buffet

Please note the Madonna Inn does not allow outside food

Meeting Locaton:

Alex Madonna Expo Center

100 Madonna Road

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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November Meeting - Unconditional Well-Being: Training Your Brain for A Peaceful and Powerful Life

PRESENTER: Dave Mochel

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
11:30a - 1:00p

Regular – Italian Lasagna with green salad

Vegetarian – Vegetarian lasagna with green salad

Dessert –  Carrot Cake

 

Please note the Madonna Inn does not allow outside food or drink

Meeting Locaton:

Garden Room

Madonna Inn

100 Madonna Road

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Spotlight Speaker

Speaker: Barb Holt

San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) is an accredited private junior college with a campus located in Atascadero, CA. The college offers accelerated, career focused Medical and Business programs, with curriculum designed to equip students with the skills most desired by employers in today’s job market. 

Barb Holt is the Career Services Advisor for San Joaquin Valley College - Atascadero.

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