The Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council presents its monthly luncheon


January 14, 2015

Presented by: Jonathan Fraser Light

Each year, the California courts and legislature are busy altering the landscape of California employment laws, and usually to the employer's detriment. To avoid costly litigation, employers must stay abreast of annual changes impacting the workplace. Join us for this informative seminar 

  • At least 34 new laws!
  • Mandated sick leave even for part-time employees and temps
  • Piece rate workers and rest break payment problems
  • Sex harassment training additions
  • Employer liability for employee personal driving
  • Alcohol at employer functions
  • Reasonable accommodation and interactive dialog traps
  • Domestic worker overtime
  • New notices and posting requirement
  • Possible holding company and Franchisor liability
  • Arbitration agreement pitfalls
  • Personal cell phone and other equipment reimbursement


Jon Light has more than 30 years of experience in the field of employment law, is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, and has been named multiple times as one of Southern California’s “Super Lawyers” by Los Angeles Magazine.  As a founding partner at LightGabler LLP, Jon consults with over 800 companies throughout California regarding their day-to-day employment law needs.  

Jon has successful jury trial, court trial, appellate, Labor Commission and binding arbitration results in lawsuits and administrative claims involving wrongful termination, sexual harassment, race discrimination, class action, wage & hour, and other employment‑related matters. 

Heavily involved in Ventura County business, professional and community issues, Mr. Light has been active in the following organizations: Ventura County Bar Association (Past President); Volunteer Legal Services and court-appointed mediator; Footworks Youth Ballet (board member and former Production Manager); and is a former board member of the Channel Islands Ballet (past chair), Ventura County Medical Resource Foundation (past chair), United Way Allocations Cabinet, Ventura County Taxpayers Association, and the Ventura County Boy Scout Council (past president); as well as being involved for several years with the (2009 county champion) Newbury Park High School Mock Trial team (Assistant Coach) and Camarillo Academic Olympics (Superquiz and Test Preparation Chair). He is also a Life Member of the National Eagle Scout Association.

Jon is a graduate of the UCLA School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review.  He is the author of two editions of the nationally acclaimed and award‑winning book, The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball. He resides in Camarillo with his wife of 31 years, a public school teacher and college admissions consultant. His twin daughters have graduated from Yale and Georgetown and now work on the East Coast.

This event is held at the Courtyard Marriott
600 Esplanade Drive in Oxnard


7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Half Day Seminar

7:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:00 am Presentation Begins
11:30 am Q&A Session
12:00 noon Adjourn
$75.00 for Breakfast/Half Day Seminar


Mail your check and reservation form by January 9, 2015 to:
Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council
P.O. Box 52012
Oxnard CA 93031

For payment and registration options follow the link below:

If paying by company check please make sure your name is on the check
After January 9, 2015 requires $85.00 payment for seminar

EDD, an equal opportunity employer/program, is a partner in this event. Auxiliary aids and service are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Requests for services, aids, and/or alternative formats need to be made prior to the event by calling 805-382-8627 (voice). TTY users please call the California Relay Service at 711.

This presentation is provided for educational and informational purposes only; it does not constitute an endorsement of the curriculum or speakers by the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) or by the Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council (EAC). Aside from staff designated to represent EDD, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the materials provided during this event.



P.O. BOX 52012  OXNARD, CA 93031
TEL (805) 382-8627