Best Best & Krieger News Feedhttp://www.bbklaw.com/?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=20&anc=31Best Best and Krieger is a Full Service Law Firmen-us18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0800firmwisehttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssRequired Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training for Supervisorshttp://www.bbklaw.com/?t=40&an=1815&format=xml<div> <p>BB&amp;K offers two ways to meet the State-mandated&nbsp;<a href="?t=40&amp;an=1412&amp;format=xml">Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training Program requirements</a>. We offer Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training Programs at our centrally located Riverside and San Diego offices or our attorneys can present a custom training program at your facility.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Upcoming Event: </strong><a href="http://www.bbklaw.com/?t=40&amp;an=21647&amp;format=xml">AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training (August 29, 2013)</a><br /> <br /> <strong>Contact&nbsp;Person:<br /> </strong>Katey Lamke, Best Best &amp; Krieger LLP<br /> <a href="mailto:Katey.Lamke@BBKlaw.com">Katey.Lamke@BBKlaw.com</a>&nbsp;or (916) 329-3680<br /> &nbsp;</p> <h4>Custom&nbsp;Training Programs at Your Facility</h4> <p>Our attorneys can prepare and present a customized program at your place of employment.&nbsp; These programs can be tailored to reflect the policies and&nbsp;needs of your organization.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Contact your&nbsp;<a href="?t=5&amp;LPA=491&amp;format=xml">BB&amp;K Labor &amp; Employment Law attorney</a> &nbsp;to schedule on-site training, or call&nbsp;Katey Lamke&nbsp;at (916) 329-3680.<br /> <br /> All participants in BB&amp;K Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training Programs will receive a certificate of completion to acknowledge that they and your organization have satisfied this State requirement.**<br /> &nbsp;</p> <hr /> <p><span style="font-size: smaller">* Travel over 30 miles from the nearest BB&amp;K office may be subject to an additional charge.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: smaller">* Assembly Bill 1825 requires&nbsp;that by January 1, 2006, any private employer with 50 or more employees and all public agencies must provide at least two hours of classroom or other effective interactive training and education on sexual harassment to all supervisory employees who are employed as of July 1, 2005, and to all new supervisory employees within six months of their assumption of a supervisory position. Furthermore, this training must be presented by trainers or educators with knowledge and expertise in the prevention of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.</span></p> </div>Seminars & Training01 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0800http://www.bbklaw.com/?t=40&an=1815&format=xmlMS4 and Construction Permit Traininghttp://www.bbklaw.com/?t=40&an=2327&format=xml<p><strong><br /> California's new construction general permit will go into effect July 1......</strong></p> <p><strong>Your new municipal stormwater permit has been adopted.......</strong></p> <p><strong>Are you ready for the changes?</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The State Water Resources Control Board has adopted the revised Statewide General Construction Permit that will become effective on July 1.&nbsp; This new permit will profoundly alter the manner in which public works construction projects, including linear projects, are planned, designed, bid and constructed.&nbsp; The new permit will also change the construction site inspection process of local agencies.&nbsp; Understanding the requirements of the new permit is vital for all local agency employees and officials.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <div> <p>The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board has also recently adopted new stormwater permits for municipalities within Riverside and San Bernardino County.&nbsp; These new MS4 permits significantly change how local agencies address stormwater in all of their activities - from general plans, to project approvals, to public project construction and facilities maintenance.&nbsp; Knowledge of the new requirements at all levels of a local agency will be crucial for compliance.&nbsp;</p> <p>Best Best &amp; Krieger LLP and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.urscorp.com/">URS&nbsp;</a>are joining forces to offer a training program that will prepare local agencies for the requirements of these new permits.&nbsp; The training can be tailored to fit the specific needs of your agency and the individuals attending, but will generally cover:&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul type="disc"> <li> <p>The applicable water quality laws and regulations.</p> </li> <li> <p>The requirements of the new permits.</p> </li> <li> <p>The ways in which the new permit may affect job duties.</p> </li> <li> <p>The local code and regulations that might be affected.</p> </li> <li> <p>How to implement the new permits.</p> </li> <li> <p>WQMP and inspection issues.</p> </li> </ul> <div> <p>&nbsp;Both of the new MS4 permits require that all local agency staff that have a role in water quality issues must be trained on the new permit. This training will be designed to comply with the formal and informal training requirements of the new permits and certificates will be provided.&nbsp;</p> <p>Best Best &amp; Krieger lawyers have represented numerous public agency clients in matters before the State Water Resources Control Board, Regional Water Quality Control Boards and other state and federal agencies. BB&amp;K attorneys are well versed in compliance and regulatory issues under federal and state water quality statutes and regulations.<a href="http://www.urscorp.com/">&nbsp;</a></p> <p><a target="_blank" href="http://www.urscorp.com/">URS </a>is one of the world's largest environmental consulting and engineering firms with offices in Ontario and Riverside. URS has been providing environmental consulting and engineering services in California for more than 70 years, including stormwater management planning, permitting, program development, and program implementation services.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> For more information contact <a href="mailto:Cynthia.Sotelo@bbklaw.com?subject=MS4%20and%20Construction%20Permit%20Training">Cynthia Sotelo</a>&nbsp;at (951) 826-8374.</p> </div> </div>Seminars & Training01 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0800http://www.bbklaw.com/?t=40&an=2327&format=xml