Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM PDT
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$50 Attendee + guest prepaid

Walk-ins pay at door with check or credit card only (NO CASH) and will be charged an additional $5 per person. Admission subject to availability and not guaranteed. In the event of cancellation or postponement, only registered attendees will receive notification.


SCORE Small Business Resource Center 
516 Pennsfield Place
Suite #206
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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SBA/SCORE Ventura County Chapter 
SCORE Ventura County Chapter 

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Federal/State Employee Law Compliance & Workers Comp C0255

There have been many changes in California's Employment rules & regulation in 2020. Make sure you know your legal requirements.

Workshop Purpose:

Many small business owners have gone into business because they are passionate about the product they make or the service they provide.  As they start to have success need to hire employees.  This is when things get more complicated.  Often, business owners are the experts in their product but not in the legal requirements of having employees. 

Workshop Objectives:

This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners gain a basic understanding of laws and regulations they need to comply with now that they have employees, or soon will. 

Benefits / Takeaways:

  1. Basic Federal/State Law Compliance

   a. Minimum Wage, Required sick pay ordinances
   b. Required postings in the workplace
   c. Required New Hire Forms
   d. Requirements for Pay Stubs
   e. Anti-discrimination and Sexual Harassment

2. How to determine the difference between an Independent Contractor or Employee - ABC Testing

3. Workers Compensation Overview

4. 2020 Vision:  What laws can we expect to change how we do things in 2020

5. Q&A

Carolina Pratt is a certified Human Resources professional with 20 years of experience in strategy and planning within organizations. Her expertise includes recruiting, training, career and program development and employee relations.

Gerson Vega is a seasoned Human Resources Professional with more than 16 years of experience in human resources management. He is bilingual with diverse knowledge of businesses ranging from large national corporations to small family owned businesses. Experienced in both union and non-union environments, he’s an expert in compliance, employee relations, payroll, training, strategizing, organization development, succession planning, coaching and, of course, workers compensation and creating a safe workplace.