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Now Available! Weintraub Tobin’s 2019 Labor and Employment Seminar and Training Schedule

Posted in Disability Discrimination, Discrimination, Employee Privacy Rights, Employment Contracts and Agreements, FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence, Harassment, Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations, Reductions in Force, Retaliation and Wrongful Termination, Trade Secrets and Competition, Wage & Hour

Weintraub Tobin’s 2019 Labor and Employment Seminar and Training schedule is now available.  Click here for a copy of the schedule.  If you have any questions on any of our seminars or would like to inquire on private, custom-tailored training, please contact: Ramona Carrillo (916) 558-6046 rcarrillo@weintraub.com  

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… Continue Reading

Our Neutral Solutions Team Specializes In Trainings, Mediation, and Workplace Investigations

Posted in Employee Privacy Rights, Employment Contracts and Agreements, FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence, Labor Law, Wage & Hour

  The Neutral Solutions Team at Weintraub Tobin can help you avoid expensive and protracted litigation. We specialize in: Training supervisors on various workplace issues, including preventing harassment, discrimination, and retaliation; workplace health and safety; and managing leave laws. Conducting independent investigations into complaints of misconduct in the workplace. Mediating employment disputes both pre and… Continue Reading

Upcoming Seminar – Don’t Be Clueless: The Essentials of Workplace Investigations

Posted in Disability Discrimination, Discrimination, Employee Privacy Rights, Employment Contracts and Agreements, FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence, Harassment, Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations, Wage & Hour

Summary of Program Join the attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Workplace Investigations Unit as they discuss the fundamentals of an effective workplace investigation. Program Highlights The duty to investigate Determining who will do the investigation Recognizing your own biases Tips for conducting the investigation Preparation Conducting and documenting witness interviews Analyzing the evidence and making credibility determinations… Continue Reading

AVOID THESE THREE INVESTIGATION TRAPS!

Posted in Employee Privacy Rights, Labor Law, Wage & Hour

By:  Vida L. Thomas Conducting workplace investigations is not easy.  The process is filled with land mines that can trip up even the most experienced investigator.  Although there are many mistakes I’ve seen investigators make, these are the three most common. Trap #1: Failing To Define The Investigation’s Scope Before You Begin. Investigations are tricky… Continue Reading

Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations (Rescheduled Date)

Posted in Employee Privacy Rights, Labor Law

Join the attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Workplace Investigations Unit (Vida Thomas and Lizbeth West) for this one-day, in-depth training on conducting effective workplace investigations. Whether you are new to investigations or want to expand your investigatory skills, this training is for you. Topics include: The legal duty to investigate Selecting the right investigator Recognizing your… Continue Reading

Upcoming Seminar: “It Was Colonel Mustard in the Library” – Workplace Investigations

Posted in Employee Privacy Rights, Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations, Wage & Hour

Summary of Program Join the attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Workplace Investigations Unit (Beth West, Vida Thomas and Meagan Bainbridge) as they discuss the fundamentals of an effective workplace investigation. Program Highlights The duty to investigate Determining who will do the investigation Recognizing your own biases Tips for conducting the investigation Preparation Conducting and documenting witness… Continue Reading

Weintraub Tobin Announces the Addition of Vida L. Thomas to Our Labor & Employment Team

Posted in Disability Discrimination, Discrimination, Employee Privacy Rights, Employment Contracts and Agreements, FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence, Harassment, Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations, Reductions in Force, Retaliation and Wrongful Termination, Trade Secrets and Competition, Uncategorized, Wage & Hour

The Labor and Employment Law group is proud to announce the addition of Vida L. Thomas to our team.  An AV-rated attorney who has practiced employment law for over 20 years, Vida has recently joined Weintraub Tobin as Of Counsel and will head up the Firm’s workplace investigations unit.  She began her career at Kronick… Continue Reading

What to Do When Your Employee is Accused of Domestic Violence

Posted in Employee Privacy Rights, FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence, Labor Law

Unless you have been living under a rock the last few months, you have undoubtedly heard about the incident that took place between Ray Rice and his fiancée in an Atlantic City elevator, as well as Rice’s subsequent suspension by the NFL. Now, it is worth noting that the NFL is not your average employer…. Continue Reading

SEAC Seminar – Tips for Conducting Investigations

Posted in Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations

An employer’s response to employee complaints can either help keep an employer out of a lawsuit or potentially cause one.  SEAC has brought together two experts in workplace investigations to provide tips for conducting effective workplace investigations for the next breakfast meeting. This presentation will provide an overview of how to conduct a prompt, thorough… Continue Reading