VLA&S attorney Courtney B. McFate presented on the topic of Employment Practices Liability Do’s and Don’ts to the Independent Cities Risk Management Association on January 26, 2017.

Courtney’s presentation covered the typical causes behind employment claims (including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation), as well as how these causes can be prevented.

The presentation also covered emerging employment risk issues like the impact of legalized recreational marijuana in California and the pitfalls of independent contractor relationships.