Firm Partner Sherry Shavit will be the featured guest speaker at the PIHRA Monthly Update seminar to be held at the Pickwick Gardens Conference Center in Burbank, California, on May 22, 2018. Ms. Shavit’s topic of discussion will be “What Can I Ask a Job Applicant?,” focusing on the traditional categories of information that employers have used to screen applicants, whether they can still be used in today’s legal maze, and alternative ways to get the information you really need to make an informed decision. Read More
Tharpe & Howell, LLP is a proud Gold Sponsor of the 2018 San Fernando Valley Business Journal (SFVBJ) Women’s Council Awards to be held at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, California, on April 12, 2018. At this event, women who have made a real difference in the San Fernando Valley will be honored for their accomplishments. Please join us in congratulating these women on their success.
Award Categories include: CEO of the Year, Executive of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Rising Star, Not-For-Profit, Business Owner of the Year, Business Team of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement Award. Read More
Firm Partner David Binder and Senior Associate Zena Kalioundji will be featured guest speakers at the Commerce Industrial Counsel (CIC) Human Resources Forum to be held at 6055 East Washington Boulevard in Commerce, California, on March 21, 2018 beginning at 12:00 p.m. The topic of their presentation will be “Risk, Trends and Opportunities in Workers’ Compensation and the Marijuana Dilemma.”
Mr. Binder and Ms. Kalioundji serve clients in the Firm’s Employment and Labor Law Practice Group as well as its Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice Group. Read More
Topics for this Month include:
– NLRB and DOL Backtracking
– DLSE Issues Template Immigration Audit Notice
– Proving Discrimination Based on Obesity Just Became Easier
– When Class Action Waivers Are Not Enforceable in California
– Disciplining Employees for the Way They Whistleblow
– And more!
NLRB Does a “360” on Joint Employment Rules
In honor of the Winter Olympics. . . the NLRB has done a “360” or a “single toeloop” on its stance as to when a business is considered a “joint employer.” In mid-December, a split Board overruled the 2015 Browning-Ferris decision and reinstated the Board’s prior test. Read More
Firm Partner Sherry Shavit will be a featured guest speaker at the 2018 PIHRA LEGAL UPDATES seminars to be held at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside on January 9th, the JW Mariott in Los Angeles on January 17th, and the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim on February 1st. Ms. Shavit’s topic of discussion will be “My Manager is a Bully – What do I do?,” focusing on California law governing abusive conduct in the workplace. Read More