This seminar is subject to certification by HRCI and SHRM - attendants may earn professional developments credits (PDCs).  


Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT
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Crowne Plaza Hotel Foster City 
1221 Chess Drive
Foster City, CA 94404

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David Sambrano 
EAC San Mateo / EDD  

Creating a Bully-Free Workplace


This seminar will provide in-depth knowledge about:

• Progression of problematic behavior.

• Patterns, forms, and consequences of bullying at the workplace.

• Strategies for creating a workplace free of bullying and abuse. 

Speakers: Ashlee N. Cherry and Sarju A. Naran

Ashlee N. Cherry is an attorney at Hoge and Stenton Attorneys. She represents clients with employment law needs ranging from wage and hour disputes and wrongful termination to disability and leave matters. Ashleen is also experienced in litigating and resolving disputes. She is a board member of the Santa Clara County Employer Advisory Council (EAC). 

Sarju A. Naran is a shareholder of Hoge and Fenton Attorneys. He is a zealous advocate for his clients, and approaches litigation with strategic creativity. Chair of the Employment Law Group, Sarju’s experience spans from representing middle-market and family-owned businesses to large multi-national companies. He regularly litigates and provides advice and counsel to companies on: wage and hour issues, trade secret misappropriation, employee mobility, wrongful termination, performance management, leaves of absence, and other high risk matters.



  • 11:00 a.m. Event check-in, lunch, and networking
  • 11:15 a.m. Welcome and introduction by Ms. Georgette Esquivel, chairperson of EAC San Mateo
  • 11:20 a.m. EDD Business Services + Hire a Hero: Placement Services for Vets presentation 
  • 11:30 a.m.  "Creating a Bully-Free Workplace" seminar by Ashlee N. Cherry and  Sarju A. Naran
  • 1:00   p.m. Closing comments, questions and answers, and evaluations


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Registration closes on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Registration and payments can be made online only and will not be accepted at the door. Are you interested in our membership benefits and the seminar discounts? Go to our membership section at
We look forward to seeing you at our event.
David Sambrano 
Employer Advisory Council San Mateo/EDD

Tel.: 1-408.216.6145

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