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The onboarding of new hires is often fraught with costly mistakes. Aside from the numerous required forms and policies in California, the improper classification of new employees could expose the company to expensive and harmful litigation. Further, job descriptions are not just a recruitment tool, but an essential document that can prevent many employee issues down the road. Being proactive and knowledgeable about the hazards inherent in the hiring and onboarding process will alleviate many employment problems for the duration of the employment relationship.

In this webinar expert speaker Jennifer Komsky, will provide employers with the tools they need to ensure compliance with the ever-changing landscape of employment laws concerning the recruitment and hiring of new employees.

  • Ensure compliance with restrictions and limitations on pre-employment inquiries during the recruitment and hiring process
  • What is the purpose and benefit to the employer in having an employee handbook?
  • Are job descriptions important? What should they include and what should they not include?
  • Learn how to properly classify workers from the first day of employment as exempt or non-exempt.
  • Can employees be drug tested before being hired? What if they test positive for marijuana that has been legalized?

This program is essential for anyone tasked with the hiring or onboarding of new employees. In this webinar attendees will learn an arsenal of proactive steps they can take from the time of an employee’s first day to mitigate the risk of employment litigation in California’s ever-changing legal landscape.

  • HR Professionals
  • Attorneys
  • HR Personnel
  • Employee Relations Professionals
  • Payroll Professionals
  • Accounting Personnel
  • Business Owner
  • Individual Compliance with California Labor and Employment Laws

Jennifer Raphael Komsky earned her B.S. in 1994 from the University of California, Santa Barbara and earned her J.D. degree in 1997 at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  She was admitted to the State Bar in 1997. Current memberships include the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Prior to specializing in employment law, Jennifer practiced in the areas of medical malpractice defense and business litigation.  She has focused on employment law exclusively for over 15 years, defending employers in all phases of litigation before State and Federal Courts and administrative agencies.  Jennifer regularly counsels human resource professionals and business owners, providing ongoing advice and guidance on company policies and personnel matters as well as conducting employee trainings.  Jennifer’s clients include small and family-run businesses up to nationwide and global corporations.  No matter the size of the business, Jennifer’s approach remains the same:  determine the needs of the client early on and design the best strategy accordingly.

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