Roy Schneider and Steven P. Lee, attorneys in the labor and employment law department of San Luis Obispo law firm, Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Schneider, L.L.P. will present a complimentary breakfast seminar entitled “2011 Spring Employment Law Update” from 8:00 a.m. -10 a.m., Tuesday, May 17 at the Santa Maria Public Library – Shepard Hall, 421 South McClelland Street, Santa Maria.

Take this opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the law and learn what business owners should be doing to comply with them. Topics include the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), disability discrimination, age discrimination, internships, reasonable accommodation, texting while driving, exempt vs. non-exempt employees, independent contractors, health care reform act, breaks: waiting on Brinker, wage & hour violations: personal liability, Obama Tax Relief Act, cases to watch in 2011 and more.

Employment laws can be confusing, unclear and sometimes contradictory.  Get the answers you need at this compressive presentation. With employment related claims on the rise, it is more important now than ever to identify and recognize potentially threatening employee complaints that could result in costly consequences, including lawsuits and hefty fines for the employer.

Who should attend?  Business owners, human resources professionals, managers and supervisors, general managers and operations managers.

The seminar is free to attend and includes handouts as well as a continental breakfast, but seating is limited. For more information or reservations, contact Tawnee Pena at 805-644-7188 or email tpena@mwgjs.com.