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Top 5 HR Pitfalls to Avoid for 2015: Do you know what mandatory actions your organization must take before July 1st?

  • Missionwell LLC 222 E Glenarm St, Suite B-2 Pasadena, CA, 91106 United States (map)

California Paid Sick Leave is coming on July 1st. Do you know what mandatory actions your organization must take before then?  Come and learn about this and other critical issues.

As leaders of nonprofits, it means that you have to juggle many roles and unfortunately this increases the likelihood of making mistakes. When it comes to HR, the decisions you make will greatly impact the health of your organization because it directly impacts the morale and culture of your workforce. The following 5 key Pitfalls are critical for your organizations to update and avoid stiff fines and penalties.

These are the topics we will cover:



  • Overview of California Paid Sick Leave
  • What constitutes as three days of sick leave
  • What qualifies as sickness
  • How much notice must sick employees provide
  • When do employers pay for it
  • Preparedness package for all attendees



  • Highlight new laws that have been introduced.
  • General overview of laws and how it relates to disability discrimination.



  • General Overview of new laws 
  • Overview of law that requires intern/volunteer protection



  • Address new California law preventing retaliation for driver's license and social security numbers


  • General overview of what the act means for employers
  • overview of upcoming deadlines



This workshop is designed for nonprofit professionals in leadership and operations roles who seek interactive information on key employment laws for the state of California.  Materials, a light lunch, and beverages will be provided.  Space is limited, reserve your space today!


About the speaker: 

Steve Adamian, Esq., represents nonprofit and faith-based organizations in accomplishing and protecting their mission by assisting with entity formation, operations, expansion and conflict resolution through the use of experienced legal counsel.  Adamian is a graduate of Loyola Law School, an Adjunct Professor at Trinity Law School and of counsel at the Nonprofit Law Group.