Walk 4 Youth WALK-A-THON by Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services

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For more than 110 years, Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services has walked alongside at-risk children rebuilding their precious lives and now it’s your turn to help make a difference!

Registration: $25
Suggested Individual Minimum Pledge Goal: $100
Organizational Fundraising Goal: $20,000
Course Distance: 5k (approximately 3 miles) and can be completed in 1 hour 9 minutes. Please arrive early for convenient parking.
Course Description: The Walkathon begins at Optimist Youth Homes’ main campus and through the Historic Route 66 on Figueroa Street to the halfway point at Yosemite Recreation Center and back to Optimist Youth Homes’ main campus.
T-Shirts & Goodies: Registered participants will receive a quality short sleeve event t-shirt. Food & Beverage: Continental Breakfast to start you off and Water station at mid-point of walk.
Live Music, Entertainment and Fun Stuff to do at the Event: There will be games for the kids and tours of Optimist’s main campus will be offered to all registered participants at the conclusion of the walk.
Join the LANDEGGER TEAM this year: Team Landegger

walk for youthPlease join in support of their 5th Annual Walk 4 Youth WALKATHON. Every step you take is a commitment towards helping disadvantaged kids from the City of Los Angeles.

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Optimist’s (OYHFS) Special Invitation for All ACHSA and CACFS Executives and H.R. Professionals

A Special Invitation and Complementary Event for All ACHSA and CACFS Executives and Human Resource Professionals!

 OYHFS_PIC_SMALL Sponsored by:
Optimist Youth Homes
& Family Services
  Presented by:
Alfred J. Landegger, Esq.


“WAGE AND HOUR LAWS, TRENDS AND CLASS ACTIONS”
WHAT EVERY BUSINESS OWNER NEEDS TO KNOW

Key Learning Points:

  • Exempt vs. Non-Exempt employees, including the USDOL proposed changes in salary requirement.
  • Increases in minimum wage.
  • California Sick Leave vs. Vacation and Paid Time Off policies.
  • Meal and rest periods, including on duty meal agreements, six hour shift and twelve hour shift waivers.
  • Class actions, including current trends, private attorney general act actions and arbitration agreements.
  • Employment practices liability insurance coverage.

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Date: November 19, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services
6957 N. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Cost: Free! Includes subject materials and beverage service

 

HRCI-Logo This program has been approved for 1.75 hours (California) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR & GPHR through the HR Certification Institute.
“The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.”

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OYHFS: Mentor Awards Gala

Optimist Youth Homes and Family Services provides culturally sensitive, comprehensive treatment, specialized education and support services to abused, neglected or at-risk children, youth and their families, to establish stability within families and communities.

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10th Annual Denim, Diamonds & Stars: An Autism Benefit

a07d2f_1840c7461c614333930717871564150c.jpg_srb_p_980_431_75_22_0.50_1.20_0Please join us for an unforegettable evening. Proceeds will provide direct help to children with autism whose families cannot afford the necessary tools their children need to reach their highest potential, including:

  • behavioral therapy
  • medical care
  • basic safety equipment
  • social skills programs
  • assistive technology
  • assistance dogs
  • assistance to military families

ACT Today! is the nation’s leading autism nonprofit organization that provides direct help and support to children with autism and their families.

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Antelope Valley Hospital Foundation Presidential Gala

AV Presidential GalaThe Antelope Valley Hospital Foundation is planning an enjoyable evening for you and your guests to attend a memorable occasion. This year marks the Hospital’s 60th and the Foundation’s 40th Anniversary. The gala will be held in the prestigious Air Force One Pavilion – The only place in the world where you can dine beneath Air Force One!

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Proceeds benefit Antelope Valley Hospital’s pediatric department.

Optional: All guests are welcomed to tour the Reagan Library and Museum from 3:30-5:30 pm. Visit the latest exhibit, “Football! The Exhibition.” This exhibit features some of the most rare, historic and iconic football artifacts, including game worn and signed jerseys, Lombardi and Heisman Trophies, Super Bowl Rings, and more.

The gala and doors to the Air Force One Pavilion open at 6:30 pm. This will be an elegant and memorable event so dress to impress. All guests will be served dinner at their tables. Immediately following dinner, the program will begin followed by the live auction, silent auction, raffle winner announcements and dancing beneath Air Force One!

This is an event you will not want to miss!

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Wine Wednesday University & Networking

There are two simple rules for this event. You must bring another quality professional with you and a GOOD bottle of wine between the two of you. We will have 50-60 top notch professionals with whom you can network and sample spirits. We look forward to you joining us to make this a terrific evening of networking.

When & Where

Wine Wednesday University

Aug 12, 2015
4:30PM – 5:30PM

Wine Wednesday Networking

Aug 12, 2015
5:30PM – 7:00PM

Where

5700 Canoga Ave., Suite 400
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

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This month’s networking sponsor is:
Roxana Verano, Esq.Landegger Baron Law GroupRepresenting Employers ExclusivelyRoxana Verano, Esq. is a 20 year seasoned veteran defending Employers only in all matters relating to Employment Law. The number and variety of claims and cases filed in California validates this State’s unenviable reputation as number one for litigation. More than ever, Employers need education to guard against the deluge of ambiguous and poorly written legislation. Please come with your questions for Roxana. You can also join Roxana for her Free Monthly Workshops found at
www.landeggeresq.com
Hosted by:
Heath Goldman
President of ICON Wealth & Legacy PartnersMartin Flannery & Vicki Sternfeld
Poms & AssociatesBrian Rabinovitz
Proactive Professional SolutionsRay Wolkoff
Ray’s Wine AdventuresKevin Jones
Liquid Asset CellarsIra Rosenblatt, Adam Soibelman, & Robin McConnell
R2 Law Group, LLPKathleen Tepley
Los Angeles Consulting Group

Peg Jackson
Peg Jackson & Associates

Meegan Johnson
PayrollCentric

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California’s Paid Sick Leave Law Free Webinar

On July 1, 2015, California law surrounding paid sick leave underwent a major overhaul. Are you prepared? Even if you think your company already provides generous paid sick leave benefits, you may be falling short under the new law.

Join our free live webinar to learn how to comply with California’s new paid sick leave law. Presented by expert Labor and Employment attorneys at Landegger Baron Law Group.

NOVATime Free Webinar

Workplace Violence – Strategies to Prevent and Respond

Please join us for our Monthly Lunch program on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Roxana Verano, Esq. and Rafael Jorge will provide a thorough examination of what an Employer needs to do in the event of workplace violence and several tips on what mistakes to avoid.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), “Workplace violence is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. It ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. It can affect and involve employees, clients, customers and visitors.

Homicide is currently the fourth-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), of the 4,547 fatal workplace injuries that occurred in the United States in 2010, 506 were workplace homicides. Homicide is the leading cause of death for women in the workplace. Nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year. Unfortunately, many more cases go unreported. The truth is, workplace violence can strike anywhere, anytime, and no one is immune. “ So, what can responsible employers do about this?

During this lunch meeting, Roxana and Rafael provide a thorough examination of what an Employer needs to do in the event of workplace violence and several tips on what mistakes to avoid. Employers and Managers will learn …..

  • How Background Checks can be used to avoid workplace violence.
  • Consequences of FCRA violations regarding employment background checks.
  • Compliance with Pre-Adverse and Adverse Letters.
  • Background Forms and Compliance with Calif. Guidelines.
  • The Employers Potential Liability.
  • How to obtain temporary Restraining Orders.
  • How to Obtain a Permanent Injunction.
  • A comprehensive drug and Alcohol Policy.
  • The workplace Violence Safety Act.

 

Professional Accreditation

SHRM-Logo This program is approved for 1.5 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
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This program is approved for 1.5 General/HR recertification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR, through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

 

Free Bilingual Seminar/Taller Bilingue Gratuito

Free Bi-Lingual Seminar
Taller Bilingue Gratuito


Bilingual-Seminar-Flyer“Are you informed on the new labor laws in California for 2015?”

“Esta usted informado de las nuevas leyes laborales de California para el 2015?”


– Presented by Roxana Verano
March 26, 2015
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Camarillo Chamber of Commerce
Camarillo-Chamber-of-Commerce

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Tee Off For Tierra presented by Tierra Del Sol Foundation

Our very own resident golf professionals Christopher Moriarty, Esq. and Tim Simmen, Esq. will be representing the Landegger Baron Law Group at this event.

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