Tuesday, May 5, 2020
1:10 – 2:40 PM
Title: Employer Obligations in 2020: AB-5, COVID, and More
This presentation will review some key employer obligations as of 2020, particularly in the wake of Dynamex and AB-5 as well as the more recent COVID-related guidelines, orders, and legislation. You will also review and explore the standard provisions in any California employment contract, with a particular emphasis on employee vs. independent contractor status; mandatory arbitration; non-compete clauses; and other particularities of California’s ever-evolving landscape.
Kristina Sherry is an attorney and member of the Transactional and Compliance practice groups of Nelson Hardiman, LLP, a Los Angeles-based law firm focused exclusively on healthcare and life sciences. She represents a diverse array of healthcare providers including hospitals, physician organizations, long-term and behavioral care providers, and other healthcare-related organizations and startups in transactions and regulatory matters. Kristina brings to her healthcare practice the equanimity of a litigator, having previously defended public entities such as Los Angeles World Airports and the Los Angeles Unified School District in premises liability and employment cases.