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CA Employment Law Updates

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Course Description

Course Description

2021 is well underway after an unprecedented and historic year of events. With businesses reopening and many are returning to the workplace.

Adding to the unprecedented challenges and changes seen in 2021, a myriad of new laws face California employers in 2021. Several of these new laws relate to COVID-19, and some have been enacted on an urgency basis making them effective even before the new year.  Responding to the new laws designed to address the threat posed by COVID-19.

Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Regulations has set forth obligations for mandatory exclusion from the workplace have already been revised by Executive Order of Governor Newsom. As important as it is to carefully review these new COVID-19 laws, employers should also pay close attention to the important, non-COVID-19-related changes in employment law, including sweeping changes to California’s Family Rights Act (CFRA).

This year, employers will have to face many new developments in California labor and employment laws that will significantly affect the way they run their day-to-day business operations. In this online CPE course, we will provide you with analysis and insights on these new laws and offer practical advice and helpful tools to ensure compliance and protect your company from liability in the workplace.

In this online CPE webinar, we will cover the most significant 2021 employment laws and how they may impact you and your organization such as:

    • Cutting-edge COVID analysis and update;
    • Post-COVID Return to Work strategies;
    • Cal/OSHA’s guidance on COVID emergency temporary standards;
    • Recent 2021 legislation, including the modified California Family Rights Act;
    • Updates on independent contractors;
    • Attacks on rounding policies;
    • Meal period issues;
    • Supreme Court’s clarifications of the Dynamex decision;
    • New case law on employee retaliation claims;
    • Updates to the Fair Chance Act;
    • Concerns about background checks;
    • Clarifications to the FLSA and DOL guidance; and
    • Much more!

    Learning Objectives

    • To comply with the new requirements for sexual harassment training
    • To obtain clarification on the CA Fair Chance Act
    • To identify the amendments to the Federal Employment & Housing Act and how it applies to your business
    • To determine the difference between an independent contractor and an employee
    • To describe the importance of class action waivers and arbitration agreements
    • To minimize the personal liability aspects related to employment law

    Recommended For

    • This live CPE webinar is recommended for CPAs, CMAs, Human Resource Professionals, Business Owners and Managers who wants to remain updated with recent California Employment Law Changes.

    Who Should Attend?

    • Accountant
    • Accounting Firm
    • Assistant Controllers
    • Business Owner
    • CEO
    • Certified Management Accountant
    • Certified Public Accountant
    • Compliance Managers
    • Compliance Officers
    • CPA (Industry)
    • CPA - Mid Size Firm
    • CPA - Small Firm
    • CPA in Business
    • Entrepreneurial Accountant
    • Entrepreneurial CPA
    • Human Resources Manager
    • Senior Accountant
    • Young CPA

    Course Qualification

    Webinar Qualifies For

    • 1 RCH Credit for HRCI Professional (Approval No. 583251)
    • 1 PDC Credit of Business Acumen for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 21-66S72)
    • 1 CPE Credit of Business Law for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
    • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)


    About Presenter

    Cynthia Flynn

    Founder Hackler Flynn & Associates

    Cynthia Hackler Flynn is the founder and managing partner of Hackler Flynn & Associates, a Southern California based employment defense law firm. Since starting her practice, she has grown the firm to a team of 9, with each attorney having over a decade of experience. The law firm’s focus is employment law where their mission is to protect and defend entrepreneurs and business owners. Cynthia has been voted as a Super Lawyer every year since 2017 and for the last 3 years, has been named as a Pasadena Top Attorney. 

    About Company

    Hackler Flynn & Associates

    We play a significant role in protecting and defending the backbone of our society - business owners.

    Cynthia Hackler Flynn, Esq. is the founder and managing partner of Hackler Flynn & Associates, a boutique law firm in Greater Los Angeles that focuses on employment law, business litigation and corporate work. Our core focus is to help commercial businesses defend and protect against employment lawsuits.

    What makes us unique:

    As a woman-owned law firm, we are a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) and Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB). We work around our clients’ busy schedules and make it as convenient as possible for you to meet with us, either through virtual meetings, conference calls or in-person meetings. Our attorneys offer clear guidance that fully prepares you for all possible outcomes, while also addressing your expectations. In addition to addressing the issues at hand, we also provide a global or long-term perspective that helps you prepare for any changes your businesses might encounter.

    In addition to providing expertise in these areas of law, we pride ourselves at being a resource for many of clients’ professional service needs (i.e. CPAs, wealth advisors, bankers, attorneys in other fields, insurance, etc.) through our professional memberships.

    Our goal at Hackler Flynn & Associates is to help you thrive in business with the confidence of knowing that we are looking out for you. Our seven attorneys are always ready to take your calls, as we believe personal attention to our clients’ needs is one of the things that truly set us up apart from other law firms serving Southern California.


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    Ratings and Review


    121 Ratings



    Very Good









    Janet Cox, ACCT/BK

    Dec 15th, 2021

    This was good session to get an overall view, both for an employee to understand why some decisions are made and for leadership.


    Norman Neubauer, CPA (US)

    Dec 15th, 2021

    Functionality overall was good, but there were some minor issues with the video on the presenter's end


    Elizabeth Angle, CPA (US)

    Nov 17th, 2021



    Kim Doan, CPA (US)

    Oct 13th, 2021



    Michelle Yue, CPA (US)

    Sep 15th, 2021


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