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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM FREE Lunchtime Teleconference

Location: Teleconference –

Dial 1-610-214-0100
Access Code: 341076#

Payment Details:
• Members: $0.00 in advance (By Sep 13) / $0.00 at the door

• Non-Members: $0.00 in advance (By Sep 13) / $0.00 at the door

The Topic:
Mutual Wage Agreements. Can You Contract Around Overtime Obligations?

Examining the new Arechiga v. Dolores Press, Inc. case – can California employers enter into mutual wage agreements with non-exempt employees that factor in overtime pay to their set compensation? Come hear Lizbeth (“Beth”) West, employment attorney and SEAC Board Chair, discuss this newest case and strategies (and potential pitfalls) of entering into agreements with non-exempt employees to avoid statutory overtime obligations. Get the lowdown on how to construct a “mutual wage agreement” before you tread on thin ice….

The Speaker(s):

Lizbeth ‘Beth’ West, Esq.

Speaker Background:
Lizbeth V. West, Esq. is a partner with Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Tobin & Tobin. Her practice focuses on counseling and training employers and management staff on employment issues such as hiring, disciplinary actions, privacy, terminations, lay-offs, employment policies and contracts, protection of trade secrets, wage and hour laws, leave laws, prevention of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, and compliance with other state and federal employment laws. She also has extensive experience defending employers in various forms of employment-related litigation in state and federal court, and in administrative actions before a number of state and federal agencies.

Note: The speaker’s presentation is for informational purposes. Attendees should always consult with their legal counsel to determine how the information discussed during the meeting affects their particular circumstances.