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The Bay Area
Compensation Association

Employment Law Updates for 2021: What’s New and How You Can Prepare



Thursday, February 25, 2021

12:00 to 1:00pm

Employment law affects all aspects of human resources, and in many cases, especially compensation and total rewards, both directly and indirectly. With our current political environment, expect significant changes that affect your employees in the Bay Area, California, and nationwide. In 2021, California is taking the lead, as it often does.

Changes for 2021 include: Definitions for who is an employee and who is a contractor, the elimination of arbitration agreements, management of private employee data, enhanced discrimination policies and harassment training, and the timeliness of wage payment.

Please join R. Brian Dixon, Shareholder and Co-Chair at Littler, in a fascinating discussion of how the employment landscape has changed for 2021. Staying updated on legal issues makes you a relied upon strategic and thought partner, within HR and for your leadership team.


Those who attend will learn:

New employment laws for 2021

Fallout from AB 5, uncertainty as to who are employees and who not, and status of amendment efforts and legal challenges

Lastest legal theories in class and individual litigation regarding timekeeping, wage payments and pay stubs and practical solutions for same


R. Brian Dixon is the Co-Chair of Liltter’s Nationwide Wage and Hour Practice Group, he represents employers in litigation of class, collective, and representative actions, and counsel employers regarding wage and hour compliance. He is a former member of Wage Board 5 of the Industrial Welfare Commission and the editor or the Wage and Hour Answer Book, and an author and contributing author to other books and articles regarding the compensation of employees.