The impact of new legislation in 2015 has significant repercussions on employee handbooks. Dozens of proscriptive requirements came into effect on January 1st across several states and more are coming into effect over the next few months. They relate to topics ranging from numerous types of employee leaves, to pregnancy accommodations, to the impact of same-sex marriage.
To be legally and organizationally effective, handbooks must be kept up to date.
Join Littler Mendelson employment attorney Chris Cobey as he makes sense of the complex and often conflicting developments and how they affect your workplace.
This webinar will:
- Help you get to grips with the subjects you should consider when updating your employee handbook for 2015
- Include state-specific references for the larger jurisdictions
- Alert you to the current trends in workplace legislation by Congress, the state legislatures, and counties and municipalities
Christopher E. Cobey
Christopher E. Cobey is knowledge management counsel in the San Jose office of Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Mr. Cobey has handled a broad range of employment and labor matters, including wrongful termination cases, breach of contract disputes, race, gender, age and disability discrimination and harassment lawsuits and wage and hour class actions.
He has extensive litigation experience trying cases to verdict or judgment in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement.