New Laws Affecting California Hoteliers

Event Details

Jim Abrams, CH&LA Legal Advisor, and Jeff Thurrell, Fisher & Phillips, LLP, will be presenting a comprehensive seminar on the new laws for the State of California and an employment legislative update.

Seminars are held from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m.


Topics include:

  • New California Laws for 2014
  • Update on Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements
  • Increases in Minimum Wage
  • Providing Accommodations to Minors
  • “Mandatory” Tips and Gratuities
  • ADA Developments – Reminders and Cautions
  • Brinker Case – Meal and Rest Breaks
  • Hotel and Resort Fees
  • Crib Safety Rules
  • Hotel Fire Safety Requirements
  • Proposition 65 Rears Its Ugly Head Again
  • Recovery Periods for Outside Employees
  • Sexual Harassing Conduct Redefined
  • Additional Protections for Employees who are Victims of Crime
  • Applicant Inquiry Limitations for Prospective Employees who have Dismissed or Sealed Convictions
  • Penalties Imposed for Citizenship Status Discrimination
  • Additional Accommodations for Pregnant Employees
  • Expansion of Employers Vicarious Liability for Employees’ Negligence
  • Mixed Motive Defense in Discrimination Cases
  • Calculation of Wages for Piece Rate Employees

Join us so you won’t run into any kryptonite in 2014!


Member - $69.00
Non-Member - $89.00


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