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Employment Law Developments: 2012 In Review

PDF American Agents Alliance
February 19, 2013

Spencer Hamer spoke on a webinar for members of the American Agents Alliance, entitled “Employment Law Developments: 2012 In Review.” This webinar provided a recap of the key cases, statutes, and employment law events of the past year, and that will also highlight important trends and topics to watch in 2013.

 Topics covered included:

  • Wage and Hour;
  • Leaves of Absence (FMLA/CFRA, ADA);
  • Retaliation, Harassment, and Discrimination;
  • Social Media and Privacy Rights;
  • Arbitration; 
  • Summary of new state and federal statutes; 
  • DLSE, DOL, DFEH, and EEOC enforcement developments;
  • Upcoming Affordable Care Act Developments; and
  • Revised California regulations on pregnancy discrimination that became effective on December 30, 2012, including the definition of pregnancy, pregnancy leave procedures, and accommodation requirements.