Employment & Wage Hour

Compliance Workshop

Operate Your Business in 2021 and Beyond


Liz Murphy, who has been a frequent speaker, great source of legal knowledge, and good friend of CAHSAH for over 15 years, will once again present her very popular and educational class on wage hour, employment and other important laws that all home care, hospice, RCFE's and other providers of senior care services need know. This one will be on September 28, from 9-5, and will cover everything you need to know in order be compliant with California's patchwork of employment and labor laws, and to best protect your agency against litigation. Topics will include:

  • New protected classifications such as "natural hairstyles" and height and weight, even when not related to a medical condition.

  • New laws: new CFRA, new lactation, new harassment training, new caregiver protections, equal pay reporting requirements, individual liability as employer, de minimus, cell phone reimbursement.

  • The latest guidance and caselaw on "PAGA". some of which actually favors employers.

  • CDPH COVID mandates as they apply to Health Care workers and non-health care workers.

  • Latest Orders in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo , Santa Clara, Sonoma, Berkeley, LA, Sacramento, and Yolo (as of now) mandating or urging workers to be fully vaccinated or submit to twice-weekly testing (except for those with religious, disability, or medical reasons).

  • Consequences and lawsuits filed based upon failure to comply with the myriad of ever-changing state, federal and municipal order regarding COVID-19.

  • Live skit showing how to conduct difficult employee meetings.

  • Case updates: Fera v. Loews: Meal and rest premium have to be calculated at the "regular rate" - meaning the rate that averages straight time rates, includes bonuses and other forms of pay; Salazar v. See's Candies: second meal period case found to be not certifiable or manageable; Brighton v. Hockey: Temporary Services Employer potentially liable for fraud when they didn't pay her final wages on the same day of her one-day modeling gig; General Atomics v. Superior Court: merely showing OT premium, rather than full 1.5, considered lawful.

  • Ms. Murphy will also provide insider information about latest lawsuit trends, and answer all of your questions!. Please join us!

    • Cutting edge strategies for compliance;

    • Preventative measures to protect against litigation;

    • How to handle employee meetings (firing, interactive process, etc.) that are difficult; and

    • Anything else about which you have questions or need clarification.



    Elizabeth Murphy, Esq.

    Reem Blaik, Esq.
    Jackson Lewis

    Elizabeth Liz Murphy is a Principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She focuses her practice in employment law, representing a wide variety of California and national employers in various industries, including accounting, retail, banking, manufacturing, and hospitality.

    Ms. Murphy also specializes in the field of home healthcare through her extensive lecturing and advising work in support of home care employers throughout the state of California. She is also a frequent contributor to Home Health Line, a subscription-only industry publication that helps home health agencies provide excellent patient care and increase profitability.

    Ms. Murphy's experience includes advising employers in day-to-day management and decision making issues, such as handling sensitive terminations, preparing and negotiating employment and severance agreements, preparing and revising employee handbooks, training management and staff, and administering leaves of absence; and representing employers in wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour, and other employment-related litigation in state and federal court.


    Cancellations are subject to 20% handling fee. There will be NO REFUNDS issued for cancellations received within 10 business days prior to program. Cancellations must be in writing. Refunds will not be made for no-shows. However, substitutions will be allowed. Should CAHSAH® cancel the program, a full registration fee refund will be issued.


    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP17394) for six and one half (6.5) contact hours of continuing education. You must be present for the entire workshop to earn Continuing Education Units. No partial credits can be given. Certificates are distributed at the close of the program.