Navigating a worker’s compensation claim in California can be challenging, to say the least. It involves a detailed understanding of several statutory schemes and steps along the way. Yet, processing the claim, insurance, and proper documentation can just be the start. Wary employers should carefully consider the labor and employment implications of a worker’s compensation claim.  This complimentary webinar will discuss important topics to help employers manage these laws followed by an extended Q&A, including:

  • What to do and how to prepare Pre-Injury and Day of Injury;
  • What to do upon receipt of first medical report or work status providing restrictions;
  • How to concurrently navigate an employee’s time off of work under workers’ compensation, disability accommodation, and statutory leaves of absence; and
  • What happens when an employee has reached Maximum Medical Improvement with Permanent Disability/Work Restrictions.


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Summary of Program

The risks involved in misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor rather than an employee have always been serious. A number of federal and state agencies regulate the proper classification of workers and have the authority to impose significant monetary and non-monetary sanctions against employers who get the classification wrong.

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The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin is pleased to offer this very informative training session that will help business owners, human resource professionals, and managers to both comply with legal record keeping requirements and also prepare and maintain effective defensive documentation.

Most business owners know that customers and employees may

Thursday, February 25, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ET)

Please join Brendan J. Begley in a two-hour LIVE Webcast.  A seasoned panel of thoughtful leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer the audience with an in-depth discussion of the current issues in ERISA Litigation. For example, speakers will present their

Summary of Program

Join Weintraub Tobin employment attorney, Beth West, as she discusses the fundamentals of an effective workplace investigation.

Program Highlights

  • The duty to investigate
  • Determining who will do the investigation
  • Tips for conducting the investigation
    • Preparation
    • Witness Interviews
    • Documentation
  • The consequences for a poorly planned or incomplete investigation
  • The consequences for failing to