Lizbeth West, Past Chair and Meagan D. Christiansen, Legal Affairs Chair invite you to attend SEAC’s Spring Workshop with a panel of experts on employee benefits.  Topics include The Affordable Care Act to Workers’ Compensation and everything in between.

Date:            Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Time:            7:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Location:      Sacramento State Alumni

By:  Brendan J. Begley

A number of recent California appellate decisions reveal hidden traps that may ensnare employers in administrative proceedings involving employee claims for unemployment or workers-compensation benefits. Such proceedings typically appear routine and uncomplicated. Nonetheless, missteps in handling those routine and relatively low-risk claims can greatly increase an employer’s exposure to liability in a separate civil action alleging wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, or similar claims.Continue Reading Traps for Employers in Routine Unemployment and Workers Comp Proceedings