North Valley EAC

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Welcome to the North Valley Employer’s Advisory Council Website!

The North Valley EAC includes Shasta, Siskiyou and Trinity counties.

The EAC was developed to promote a stronger partnership between the California EDD and the business community. The NVEAC represents a cross section of business and industry volunteers who are committed to providing information on employment related issues and to enhancing communication between EDD and the private sector.

Benefits of joining the North Valley EAC are:

  • Stay current with information of interest to businesses through expert speakers at the monthly meetings.
  • Access to the Management Hotline for assistance with a variety of issues related to employer/employee relationships.
  • Current information on new and proposed legislation and regulations affecting employers.
  • Have a voice in EDD procedure and policy through a direct link to EDD’s management.
  • Reduced fees for semi-annual seminars.
  • Network with other business owners and professionals.

North Valley EAC Membership Application

Board Meetings

Board Meetings are held at Employment Development Department Noon to 1 P.M. on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Membership Information

Employers are invited to become members for $50.00 annually. The membership is per company, allowing all employees access to the benefits listed above. We invite you to become involved in the NVEAC as it is a volunteer-run organization.

Please Note: We welcome suggestions for future speakers or topics just email: Theresa at [email protected]

To register and pay for workshop please visit:–redding/events/

Upcoming Workshops

View the 2018 Calendar

Employers are invited to become members for $50.00 annually. The membership is per company allowing all employees access to the benefits listed above.

North Valley EAC
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Annual Labor Law Seminar at 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon
I-9 Federal Law Requirements at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sheraton Redding Hotel at the Sundial Bridge
820 Sundial Bridge Drive Redding, CA 96001

Session 1: Annual Labor Law Seminar

Join us in the morning from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon to discuss the important, and sometimes unexpected, implications of recent employment trends. We will explore need-to-know current legal matters, and provide analysis and commentary on:

  • EEOC regulations – wellness programs, EEO-1 reporting, LGBT protections and complaints, and handling other types administrative complaints.
  • Hire right – identifying systemic issues when vetting applicants.
  • Employee pay compliance – Fair Pay Act, minimum wage, and DOL regulations.
  • Leave me alone – retaliation claims based on leaves, discrimination, and harassment.
  • New Legislation for 2019.
  • Significant employment case law.
  • Employment contracts.
  • Wage and hour developments.
  • Leave of absence rules.
  • Overtime regulations.
  • Rest periods, breaks, and lunch hours.
  • Federal and state reasonable accommodation issues.
  • Hiring a quality workforce; getting the right person.

Speaker: William Betley, senior partner at Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, practices in all areas of employment law, including unlawful harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, employee classification, and wage and hour. He also counsels and represents architects, engineers, and subcontractors in all phases of construction planning, development, negotiation, and litigation.

Session 2: I-9 Federal Law Requirements

Join us in the afternoon from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to explore need-to-know current legal matters regarding the I-9 federal law requirements, and provide further analysis and commentary on:

  • The Form I-9 requirement for all employers who recruit, refer for a fee, or hire individuals for employment in the U.S.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will review the Form I-9 process, highlight the changes to the form, demonstrate how to complete each section, and address retention and storage.
  • Employer responsibilities, program highlights, a question and answer session, and how to get more information and assistance.
  • Understand how the rehire and reverification process works.
  • Avoid any unfair employment practices with the Form I-9 process.
  • Understand what E-Verify is and how the program works.

Speaker: Ivan Gutierrez is a management and program analyst in the Outreach Branch, Verification Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in Los Angeles, California. He is tasked with educating employers and the public on programs supported by the Verification Division including: E-Verify, Form I-9, my-Verify, and the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements Program (SAVE).

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Additional Information

Please contact the EAC Coordinator, Becky Tyson at [email protected].

2018 CEAC Conference