The California Labor Code is an ever-expanding set of rules governing you and the operation of your organization. It is important to keep up to date on recent changes, as well as potential legislation that you may want to stay ahead of. Know what is affecting your organization, and ask the questions specific to your operation, by attending our Mid-Year Legal Update!!
This program has been submitted for 1.5 SHRM and HRCI recertification credits.
Christopher Olmsted is a shareholder in Ogletree Deakins' San Diego office helping businesses avoid employment-related legal claims by providing California employment law compliance advice. He also defends employers in a variety of litigation matters. Mr. Olmsted's employment law compliance and litigation experience includes: California FEHA and Title VII discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims; wrongful termination claims; wage and hour compliance and defense of claims and labor agency audits; California CFRA, federal FMLA and other leaves of absences; misappropriation of trade secrets, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements; California and federal ADA accommodation; gender pay equity audits and litigation; terminations, reductions in force and severance agreements; independent contractor misclassification claims; employment agreements and policies; labor Commissioner claims (Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement claims), EDD and Unemployment Insurance claims.
Mr. Olmsted also provides employment law compliance and claim prevention training to management and staff, as well as other attorneys. He has represented clients in state and federal trials, arbitration proceedings, and administrative law hearings. Mr. Olmsted also has significant experience representing clients on appeals before California and federal courts of appeal.
Mr. Olmsted serves as an instructor at Cal State University San Marcos, teaching a course titled "Legal Issues for HR Professionals" as part of the Human Resource Management Certificate Program. He is frequently an invited speaker for various industry groups, and regularly publishes employment law articles.
Temecula, CA 92591