Educational Seminars

As one of the benefits of Chamber membership, the seminars listed below are designed to help you and your business. Please RSVP and reference the seminar to Yianna Theodorou at or (925) 846-5858 ext. 200. If you are interested in hosting a seminar, please contact Dawn Wilson at

Employment Law Annual Overview

Presented by Hopkins & Carley 
*** Date has been changed *** New date is Tuesday, January 31, 2017 
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
At the Pleasanton Chamber 


Please join us for our seminar on recent developments in employment law, which will include discussions of new laws and judicial decisions relating to:
-Wage and hour developments 
New federal overtime rules; the regular rate of pay; rounding practices and the Corbin decision; expense reimbursements; tip pooling; suitable seating and the Kirby decision; and local ordinances complicating wage payment obligations
-Discrimination and harassment 
Heightened sensitivity and standards of care in the wake of new FEHA regulations and recent headlines; EEOC Guidance on reasonable accommodation, the interactive process and retaliation; judicial decision on associational disability; transgender issues; and spike in age discrimination claims
-Leaves of absence
Expansion of local sick leave ordinances; unlimited vacation policies; and San Francisco's Paid Parental Leave law
-NLRB developments 
The latest guidance and decisions from the NLRB on Employee Handbook policies, joint employer status, successorship, and concerted action
-New Administration
Potential changes with the incoming administration


About Hopkins & Carley
Hopkins & Carley, a premier Bay Area law firm, specializes in business litigation, intellectual property, real estate, employment, estate planning, and corporate, tax and business transactions. With a unique combination of counseling and litigation capabilities, Hopkins & Carley's Employment and Labor team effectively leads clients through a myriad of regulations and litigation risks in a practical and cost-effective manner.



Safeguard Your Business: Cloud and disaster recovery for business (Lunch & Learn)
Presented by 1+1 Technology
Thursday, February 9, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
At the Pleasanton Chamber 

We live in a time where companies can be more productive and efficient than any other time in history due to modern information technology. As modern businesses rely more and more on technology in their daily operations, protecting that technology and their data becomes paramount to their success. The cloud can be the most effective and inexpensive way to accomplish this, but understanding and navigating the giant world of different cloud services can be overwhelming!

Luckily, Microsoft has sponsored the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce to help companies learn more about the cloud and how to safeguard their business. Bring your lunch and learn from Jake Solis of 1+1 Technology, who has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, and has been selected by Microsoft as a local expert!


About 1+1 Technology
1+1 Technology is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business located in Pleasanton, CA. Our team leverages vendor partnerships and industry expertise that continue to deliver best in class solutions to meet your ever changing technology goals.  We believe that IT should be simple, straight forward, and provide a comptetive advantage for business. We help companies implement solutions which accomplish this, and provide support for all things IT. Learn more at


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