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  • Navigating the Pitfalls of the Modern Workplace: An Employment Law Seminar
     July 17, 2024
     7:30 am - 11:30 am
Speakers: Bradley Van Scoyk, Employer’s Legal Advisor, Inc.
Alexis James, WorkWise Law, P.C.
Janice Miller, Miller Haga Law Group
Matthew Kaufman, The Kaufman Law Firm
Roxana Verano, Landegger Verano & Davis, ALC
Cynthia Elkins, Elkins Employment Law
Laura Withrow, Withrow Employment Law, P.C.
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Program: In-Person Networking/Breakfast: 7:30am – 8:00am
Zoom Webinar: 7:55am
Program 8:00am – 11:30pm
Location: In Person: Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

Webinar: This event will also be presented virtually via Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed before the event.

Navigating the Pitfalls of the Modern Workplace: An Employment Law Seminar

Join us for an insightful half-day seminar delving into the dynamic landscape of employment law, tailored for HR professionals, managers, and business owners. Our expert panel of local attorneys will provide practical guidance and best practices on the following crucial topics shaping today’s workplace environment:

  • Severance Agreements – presented by Bradley Van Scoyk, Employer’s Legal Advisor, Inc.
    • Understand the nuances of severance agreements, including effective usage, negotiation strategies, what can and cannot be included, and mitigating risks.
  • Hiring Employees – presented by Alexis D. James, Workwise Law, PC
    • How to collect proper information in an employment application; ask non-discriminatory interview questions; and complete background checks for California employees.
  • Corporate Transparency – presented by Janice L. Miller, Miller Haga Law Group, LLP
    • Almost every small business must report ownership and management information to the Federal government in 2024. Our speaker will discuss important compliance updates with regard to this mandated reporting.
  • Local Ordinances – presented by Matt Kaufman, The Kaufman Law Firm
    • Stay up to date on the latest developments in local ordinances such as minimum wage and sick leave requirements which affect employment practices, including how they intersect with state laws.
  • Arbitration Agreements – presented by Roxana Verano, Landegger Verano & Davis, ALC
    • Gain insights into the benefits and challenges of using arbitration agreements in employment contracts, including recent legal trends and potential implications for dispute resolution.
  • Unlimited Time Off Policies – presented by Cindy Elkins, Elkins Employment Law
    • Examine the growing trend of unlimited time off policies, including legal considerations and complications, implementation strategies, and their impact on employee productivity and morale.
  • Workplace Dress Codes – presented by Laura Withrow, Withrow Employment Law, PC
    • Navigate the complexities of workplace dress codes, balancing professionalism with individual expression while ensuring compliance with anti-discrimination laws and industry standards.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of critical employment law issues and network with industry peers.

The East Ventura County Employer Advisory Council (EAC) is composed of employer volunteers representing a cross-section of business and industry. The EAC was developed to promote a stronger partnership between the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and the business community. Its commitment is to assist employers in conducting their business more effectively and efficiently, to provide information on employment-related issues, and to enhance the communication between EDD and the private sector. This presentation is provided for educational and informational purposes only; it does not constitute an endorsement of the curriculum or speakers by the State of California EDD or by the East Ventura County EAC. Aside from staff designated to represent EDD, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the materials provided during this event.

EDD, an equal opportunity employer/program, is a partner in this event. Special requests for accommodation need to be made two weeks prior to the event by emailing info@eastventuraeac.org


Venue Phone: 805.495.6421

Venue Website:

299 S. Moorpark Rd., West Ballroom, Thousand Oaks, California, 91360