Trends in Labor Law:
2016 Employment Law Update and Preview!

labor law Facilitator:  Jeanine D. DeBacker, Partner
McPharlin Sprinkles & Thomas LLP
San Jose, CA

Thursday January 21st, 2016
8:30 am Registration
9am – 11:30am Seminar

Quail Lodge & Golf Course
Valley Room (Lodge side)

This presentation will discuss the employment law changes on tap for 2016, and what HR professionals and employers must know and do to avoid the risk that results from uninformed decisions.

Jeanine will preview the new rules that effect California employers in 2016, including paid sick leave for all California employees, expansion of protections from discrimination for employees and changes to the scope of mandatory harassment prevention trainings. She’ll also review cases from 2015 and actions by various government agencies that employers should know about.  You’ll leave with a list of action items to focus on, and other items to think about!

Jeanine D. DeBacker Chair – Employment Law

Jeanine DeBacker defends employers in litigation and uses her courtroom experience to help employers prevent lawsuits.

Jeanine advises employers of all sizes and in all industries on a daily basis on personnel matters. She also defends employers against wage claims, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, collective bargaining issues, trade secrets and other employment-related claims. And she represents qualified benefit plans in litigation and before government agencies, most recently focusing on voluntary corrections.

Jeanine represents clients throughout the South Bay and Central Coast. She works to provide periodic updates on employment law matters important to employers at

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 Leadership Series Members must register

Reserve your space by Friday, January 15th. Space is Limited and RSVP’s are required.  $25 fee for MCHA members & $40 fee for non-members. No show policy: A $25 fee will be assessed and billed to the member property. For any questions please call or e-mail the MCHA Administrative Office (831) 626-8636 

Education Seminar Sereis – Labor Law

8:30 - 11:30
Quail Lodge & Golf Course
Valley Room (Lodge side)