Our firm prides itself in the breadth and thoroughness of its training programs. Its training program is aimed at providing employers with a comprehensive understanding of the issues and practical application of complex legal requirements. The firms extensive experience in complex state and federal court litigation guides its training programs, this experience highlights proactive steps that employers can take to either avoid litigation or minimize its exposure if it faces a legal challenge. Our training is accompanied with comprehensive workbooks on the law, and user friendly checklists, flow charts, templates, and protocols that incorporate many of the legal mandates.
Our training program is led by Celia M Ruiz. Ms. Ruiz has over 28 years of legal experience and has litigated many keynote cases through the state. She has taken lessons learned from this litigation experience to train employers on how to properly set up administrative procedures and improve its employment practices. Ms. Ruiz provides in depth training on documenting Employee Misconduct and Discipline, Investigate Employee Misconduct, Sexual Harassment, Student Discipline and other key legal issues that impact personnel and labor administration.
Ms. Ruiz has presented at the California School Board Conference, California Association of School Administrators, and the National School Attorneys Conference and has received exemplary and outstanding evaluations for the quality and thoroughness of her training. Other members of the firm have similar outstanding presentation skills and are available to assist in developing specific training for your needs. A list of our training areas are provided below:
If you would like to learn more about all of our training workshops, or to schedule a seminar, please contact our Administrative Office.
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ADA - Access to Program Requirements Under The Americans with Disabilities Act
Affirmative Action Manual
Brown Act- Handbook for Compliance with California's Open Meeting Laws
Child Abuse Reporting in Education Institutions
Child Abuse Issues in the Public Schools: a Practical Guide for School Administrators
The Collective Bargaining Process In California
Combating Violence in Our Colleges & Workplaces
Comprehensive School Safety Plans: Tool for Violence Prevention and Intervention
Current Developments in Contracting Out
An Educators Guide on Sexual Harassment
Employee Discipline & The First Amendment
An Employers Guide on Sexual Harassment
Gender Equity & Social Change
The Hiring Process: Legal Mandates and Practical Tips
IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Investigating Employee Misconduct in the Public Sector
Legal Responses to Disruptive Incidents in Schools
Religion, Dress Codes & School Uniforms in Californias Public Schools
School Administrators Manual on Students Constitutional Rights & Disciplinary Proceedings
School District Liability for Peer Sexual & Racial Harassment
Selection Criteria For Instruction Materials
Technology & The Law
The Use of Interest Based Or Collaborative Bargaining By California Community Colleges