2020 Event Schedule


2020 Legislative Update

January 23rd 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sheraton San Jose
1801 Barber Lane
Milpitas, CA 95035

Please join Progressive Benefit Group and Jeanine DeBacker with McPharlin, Sprinkles and Thomas to review new legislation signed into law at the State and Federal level which will impact California and multi-state employers in 2020.

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How to Conduct an Effective Workplace Investigation

February 20th
10am PST

Good documentation is a cornerstone for good operational practices in any company.

Whether you have an organization of 20 or 2,000, today’s employer must be ever-
mindful that numerous federal and state laws impose on them a duty to investigate

allegations of wrongdoing, misconduct, safety violations, or accidents. In this webinar,
we will discuss how to conduct an effective investigation that not only complies with
statutory requirements, but also that may be used defensively as a shield in litigation.

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HR West 2020

March 9th-11th

Join PBG at our Benefit Bar located at Booth 24 during the conference. We’ll be serving benefits solutions, wellness ideas and delicious treats!

HR Records, Audits and Retention

March 26th
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT

This live event will be full of tips for you to launch your HR Spring cleaning! Now, more than ever, it is absolutely critical that you maintain accurate records, be able to access them immediately, and store and dispose of them properly. Leave this event with all the information you need to prevent becoming a “just in case” records order.

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Back to Basics – An Introduction to FMLA/LOA Administration

April 23rd

Join us to navigate the legal maze of employee rights, employer responsibilities and the most recent to leave laws in California. We will help you understand the relationship between leaves, the protections provided to employees and solutions for compliant management and administration of leaves.

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FMLA/LOA Master Class

May 14th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Live Event San Jose – Location to be announced

Let’s go beyond the fundamentals of FMLA compliance. Join us as we collaborate with attendees to solve the challenges you face day to day when it comes to complying with Federal and State leave laws. Discussion will include intermittent leave, return to work, ADA coordination, employee performance and much more.

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COBRA - From New Hire to Fire

June 25th

Complying with COBRA’s complex rules, mandatory notices and multiple deadlines can be extremely difficult to follow, and mistakes can be costly. Failing to comply with COBRA requirements can result in expensive lawsuits, penalties and damage to your reputation. Join us as we reveal the best process and practices from New Hire to Fire and tips for avoiding the penalties and risks associated with mistakes.

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HR Star Conference

Wednesday, July 8th at the South San Francisco Conference Center

The San Francisco HR Star Conference draws 800+ HR professionals from terrific organizations in Northern California. Come celebrate the conference’s 18th year in the SF Bay Area and stop by PBG’s exhibitor table for your chance to win our grand prize

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Tips and Best Practices to Attract and Retain Great Employees

July 30th
Live Event Monterey – Location to be announced

This presentation will deliver attendees tangible solutions to enhance your employee’s experience and attract top talent. Walk away with ideas to meet your employee’s where they are through benefits, training, wellness, time-off and more.

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9th Annual Benefit Symposium

August 28th
Live Event – Location to Be Announced

PBG’s signature event will deliver an experience to remember! Our 8th annual event will bring you cutting edge ideas, dynamic speakers and thought provoking conversation which will both inspire and motivate you to be a catalyst for changing your company’s outlook on healthcare.

Be Careful What You “Risk” For - HR Compliance and Risk Avoidance

September 24th

HR compliance is essential for any organization to be successful in today’s legal environment. But achieving and maintaining compliance can be difficult for organizations that do not recognize the challenges and develop an effective strategy to meet them. Join us as we discuss the top compliance issues every HR leader should be aware of and the steps to take to mitigate your organization’s risk.

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