November Regular Lunch Meeting
Date: Wednesday, November 20th
Topic: How to conduct a fair and defensible investigation into employee complaints of discrimination and harassment.
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: The Historic Santa Maria Inn
Speaker: Karen O'Neil
Cost: $30 SMHRA Members | $35 Guests | $15 No Meal
Information About the Topic:
This presentation will discuss how to respond to workplace complaints of harassment or discrimination, and how to investigate such complaints. This topic will also cover the new legislation relating to limitations on confidentiality in certain settlement agreements
Guest Speaker - Karen O'Neil - Kirk & Simas
Karen O’Neil is a principal and chair of Kirk & Simas’ Civil Litigation and Employment Law Department. Karen holds over 18 years of employer-side transactional and litigation experience, serving across a diverse range of industries as counsel to the region’s leading large and small scale enterprises. Karen is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators and conducts independent workplace investigations. She is rated “AV” by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, its most prestigious rating.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT luncheons
Fourth Wednesday of the Month
11:30 am-1:00 pm
The Historic Santa Maria Inn
801 South Broadway
Santa Maria, CA 93454 (click for map)
To RSVP please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Luncheon Fee: $30 Members, $35 Guests
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Buy Member Lunch Tickets $30
Buy Non-Member Lunch Tickets $35
Meeting Only (no meal) Tickets $15
2019 Luncheons Fees:
No Meal $15
Reservations Required: Make a reservation for yourself and any guests by 11:45 AM on the Friday before the meeting.
Unfortunately, we will no longer be able to accept late reservations.
2020 Membership Fees:
SMHRA Scholarships 2019
- Marcus Wilson, Grants Chair for the SMHRA, congratulates the scholarship winners for 2019.
L – R: Colton Brickey, Czharine Joy Asuncion, Marcus Wilson, Tito DeLeon.
UPDATED RSVP Policy
UPDATED RSVP Policy: Please e-mail and indicate number of attendees, names and method of payment. RSVPs are required by 11:45 AM on the Friday before the meeting. All “yes” RSVP’s must be paid regardless of attendance (New catering policies at the Santa Maria Inn).
PayPal payments should be made at the time of RSVP and in advance of the meetings. Cash and checks will still be accepted at the door. Checks by mail in advance of the meeting to the PO Box are also welcome: SMHRA P.O. Box 130 Santa Maria, CA 93456
Luncheon Fee: $30.00 for SMHRA members, $35.00 for non-members