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Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, and Why You’re Probably Going to Get Sued:  The Death of the Independent Contractor and Other Recent Developments in CA Employment Law

The areas to be covered will be the changes in the labor/employment laws, both federal and state:  classification of “independent contract” and what it means for the “contractor” and the business owner, other reporting and classification changes, and the size of business now required to provide training and reporting.

Brian Daly, Mullen & Henzell LLP. Brian’s practice is dedicated to advising employers on all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, personnel policies, wage and hour matters, performance management, and termination. He represents employers in connection with employment-related administrative matters, including claims before the Labor Commissioner, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Agricultural Labor Relations Board. Brian represents employers in a wide variety of litigation matters, and specializes in defending employers.

Typical assignments include reviewing and revising employee handbook and personnel policies for publicly-traded, multi-state owner/operator of various office and residential properties; drafting settlement agreements resolving wage and hour claims of more than 3,000 class members alleged against regional hotel management company; and obtaining decision from CA Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board upholding denial of unemployment benefits to in-home caregiver alleging she was terminated due to her criminal background.

Brian currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara Human Resources Association as legal counsel. Brian frequently presents on employment law related topics to various trade groups and associations, including the San Luis Obispo Employer Advisory Council and the Grower Shipper Association of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties.

In his spare time, Brian enjoys surfing, playing basketball, brewing beer, and cheering on the U.S. men’s national soccer team.







Thursday, September 12, 2019
8:00 am – Registration, networking and breakfast
8:30 to 10:00 a.m. – Presentation
University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara
How Much
$35 – registration deadline is noon on Wednesday (the day before the event)
$40 at the door
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