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The Labor and Employment Law Section of The Bar Association of San Francisco presents
Yosemite Conference

January 27, 2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 6 H, January 28th 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
3.5 Hours of which is in Elimination of Bias Credit.
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FRIDAY, January 27, 2017
Vanquishing the Wage Gap: Will the California Fair Pay Act Usher in a New Era of Pay Equity?
Speakers
Lori Andrus, Andrus Anderson
Mariko Yoshihara, Legislative Director, CELA
Jeanna Steele, Sunrun Inc.
Moderator: Peter Rukin, Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall

Topics
• The policies and politics that drove the legislation
• The law's requirements
• Litigation strategies for employees and employers
• Additional changes on the horizon, including expansion of coverage

Legislative and Enforcement Priorities in the Trump Administration
Speakers
Catherine Fisk, Professor, UC Irvine School of Law
Michael Lotito, Littler Mendelson
Moderator: Ted Borromeo, McKesson

Topics
• Anticipating legislative and regulatory priorities of the Trump administration
• What Federal cabinet and agency appointments signal for employers, unions and employees
• Federal court appointments and their impact in the years to come

Class action waivers and strategies after Morris
Speakers
James Kan, Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian, & Ho
Eric Brown, Altshuler Berzon
James S. Brown, Sedgwick Law LLP
Moderator: Katherine Thomson, Arbitrator, Mediator, Factfinder

Topics
• Choice of forum: Arbitration, Federal, State Court
• PAGA: How does it affect strategic decisions?
• Who decides threshold questions -- Arbitrability, waiver, severability?
• Drafting the arbitration agreement

SATURDAY, January 28, 2017
Games People Play: Is it Really That Hard to Reach Across the Aisle?
Speakers
Sean McHenry, Minnis & Smallets
Emily Barker, Seyfarth Shaw
Honorable Claudia Wilken, United States District Court
Moderator: David Lowe, Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe

Topics
• Civility: it's more than a rule
• Is posturing a necessary part of the litigation and mediation process?
• What are they trying to pull? Method and madness of discovery

We Know All About YOU Already": Benefits and Pitfalls of Pre-Hire Background Checks
Speakers
Nayantara Mehta, National Employment Law Project
Monique Olivier, Duckworth Peters Lebowitz Olivier
Doug Dexter, Farella Braun + Martel
Neil Perry, Oracle Corporation
Moderator: Noah Lebowitz, Duckworth Peters Lebowitz Olivier

Topics
• How technology creates risks and opportunities for employers using background checks
• The limits of FCRA, ICRAA, and CCRAA on employment background checks
• The impact of EEOC Guidance and the new FEHC regulations

Beyond Employment: The Evolution of Work
Speakers
Michael Manley, Staff Attorney, International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Chris Benner, Ph.D, Professor, UC Santa Cruz
Natalie Pierce, Littler Mendelson
Moderator: Mark Schickman, Freeland, Cooper & Foreman

Topics
• Employee and Independent Contractor Models
• Contingent Workforce and the Gig Economy Talent Management
• The Role Work Will Play in the Third Decade of the 21st Century

TO MAKE A CONFERENCE RESERVATION: Please call 415-982-1600.
CANCELLATION: As of 1/18/17 we are no longer accepting cancellations.

Location

Yosemite National Park
The Lodge at Yosemite
Yosemite, CA 95389

Event Code: G170301

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