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Attorney Beth West Testifies Before the California Legislature

Posted in Discrimination, Harassment, Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations, Retaliation and Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour

Weintraub Tobin Shareholder, Beth West, shared her expertise and testified before the California Legislature’s Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response on February 15, 2018. The hearing focused on the legal issues surrounding sexual harassment and Ms. West’s testimony identified challenges employers face in having effective anti-harassment programs in place, as well as some legal challenges employers face when complaints are filed.

Ms. West is a shareholder in the Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin and has over 18 years of experience representing employers in all aspects of their employment relationship with their employees.  She is an experienced trainer in the prevention of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, and also an employment mediator and neutral workplace investigator.  Ms. West also uses her extensive knowledge of harassment law as a contributing editor of the Harassment Chapter in The Rutter Group’s California Employment Litigation treatise, which is used by employment attorneys throughout California.  Weintraub Tobin is proud of Ms. West’s work to assist the California Legislature in its efforts to address the issue of sexual harassment at the State Capitol. To view/hear part of Ms. West’s testimony, please click here.