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Pitfalls of Not Properly Managing Leaves and Benefits

October 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Hilton Costa Mesa
3050 Bristol St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Presenter: Brandon Sylvia, Esq, Partner, Rutan & Tucker, LLP

About our Speaker:  Brandon Sylvia’s practice involves representing and counseling employers in all areas of employment law, including harassment, workplace discrimination, terminations, employment agreements, leaves of absence, wage and hour issues, trade secrets, unfair competition, accommodating disabilities, and employment policies and procedures.

Brandon has represented employers in various civil litigation matters – including appellate proceedings before the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals – and before state administrative agencies.

He graduated second in his class at Chapman University School of Law, and was selected by the faculty as the Distinguished Graduate of the 2008 Class. While at Chapman, was a member of the Chapman Moot Court Honor Board, and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Chapman Law Review for 2007-2008.

Click here to read Mr. Sylvia’s full biography.


Course Relevance:  Attendees will learn of the possible consequences of not administering leave of absence and benefit programs.  The presentation will focus on the possible legal claims that employees can assert based on an employer’s failure to comply with complex laws and regulations governing employee leave.

Course Objective:  Attendees will be able to identify high risk areas and take proactive steps to minimize exposure.

Course Agenda (1 Hour Presentation):
8:30 a.m. – Presentation Commences
9:30 a.m. – Presentation Concludes

Additional Info:

  • Check the hotel signs on the day of the meeting to verify the room location
  • One (1) CE Credit with the California Department of Insurance (Course # 374951)
  • CE is available to members only
  • No reservations without payment

Refunds Policy: Registrations canceled less than 72 hours from event date cannot be refunded.

Registration Fees:

Ticket Type Early Registration
(by 10/4/18)
After Early Registration
(after 10/4/18)
Member $55.00 $65.00
Non-Member $75.00 $85.00


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