On January 9, 2019, Mr. Robbins will present on workplace investigation issues in a program sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law. More information will follow shortly.
Mr. Robbins presented at the Association of Workplace Investigators’ Annual Conference held in San Francisco from October 11 to 13, 2018. His presentation was entitled, “It’s a Crime (maybe). Dealing with concurrent criminal and workplace investigations.”
On August 1, 2018: Samantha Blake was a panelist on the Diversity Practitioners Roundtable, Orange County 18th Annual Diversity Career Fair.
On July 13, 2018, Mr. Robbins taught the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) Workplace Investigation Basics Seminar in Southern California.
On May 19, 2018, Ms. Blake Chaired a presentation sponsored by the Southern California Employment Mediation Association (SCMA). Entitled “On the Front Lines: How Mediators Can Help Heal Workplaces in the #MeToo Era.
On March 5, 2018, Mr. Robbins guest-lectured on workplace investigation issues at USC.
Mr. Robbins taught as full time faculty at the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) Institute for Workplace Investigators in Santa Barbara, California from January 29, to February 2, 2018. Then, as adjunct faculty at AWI’s Atlanta Institute, May 1-4, 2018.
Dr. Sniderman presented at the AWI Basics program on November 9, 2017 in Orange County California.
Mr. Robbins presented on investigation and other harassment prevention issues at the EEOC’s LA Harassment Workshop. This half day program took place the morning of July 14, 2017.
Mr. Robbins spoke about NLRB Developments affecting workplace investigations during the 69th Annual meeting of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA), June 1-4, 2017, Anaheim, CA.
On March 21, 2017, Mr. Robbins spoke about NLRB Developments affecting workplace investigations at a program co-sponsored by UCLA and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
On March 20, 2017, Mr. Robbins guest-lectured on workplace investigation issues at USC.
On March 14, 2017, Ms. Underwood presented on workplace investigation issues at a program sponsored by the Beverly Hills Bar Association
Mr. Robbins taught at the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) Institute for Workplace Investigators in Monterey California. This was from February 20 through February 24, 2017. Also, he taught at a private Institute in June 2017.
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On November 17, 2016, Mr. Robbins will speak to the Orange County Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (OCLERA) on NLRB developments affecting workplace investigations.
Mr. Robbins will speak at the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) Annual Conference in San Francisco California. The conference will take place on November 3 – 5, 2016. Mr. Robbins will speak about the EEOC’s Select Task Force on Sexual Harassment. Mr. Robbins testified before that task force in September, 2015.
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On September 9, 2016, Dr. Sniderman presented at the Association of Workplace Investigator’s (AWI) Workplace Investigation Basics Seminar. in Costa Mesa, CA 92626.
Ms. Blake presented a program at the South Bay Bar Association on April 13, 2016 entitled, “My Client Just Received a Charge of Discrimination from the Government-Now What?”
Mr. Robbins presented at the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) weeklong Training Institute e conducted from February 22 to February 26, 2016 in Santa Barbara California. Once again, this popular Training Institute was sold out.
Ms. Blake presented during a daylong Los Angeles County Bar Association mediation workshop in Los Angeles, California.
Mr. Robbins spoke at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 9th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, November 4-7, 2015, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
On October 24, 2015, Ms. Balin, Ms. Blake, and Ms. Underwood presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Workplace Investigators (“AWI”). The presentation was entitled, “It’s Just a Matter of Time: Testifying About Our Own Investigations and Other Revelations from the Member Survey.” The three professionals presented the results of a survey of workplace investigators, which they designed and conducted, and about which they have also written an article, entitled “Tales From the Hot Seat: What to Expect When You’re Getting Grilled.” The article is expected to be published in the AWI JOURNAL in October 2015.
On October 9, 2015, Mr. Robbins presented on investigation issues at the 88th Meeting of the State Bar of California, in Anaheim California.
Mr. Robbins presented on NLRB developments affecting workplace investigations. This AWI Webinar will be held September 30, 2015.
On May 13, 2015, Mr. Robbins and Ms. Balin presented a program entitled “Workplace Investigations; Avoiding the Traps.” The program took place during the HR.com 2 day conference. Over 400 HR professionals attended the presentation.
On April 14, 2015, Ms. Blake spoke at a program sponsored by the Southern California Mediation Association. The program was entitled “Dollar$ and $en$e: Growing Your Practice Through Smart Marketing.”
Mr. Robbins spoke at AWI’s 2015 week-long Training Institutes. The first, held February 23 – 27, 2015, in Sonoma, California. The second, May 4 – 8, 2015, in Mystic Port, Connecticut.
On February 10, 2015, Ms. Blake presented a program sponsored by the Southern California Mediation Association. The program was entitled “Dollar$ and $en$e: Growing Your Practice Through Smart Marketing” and will take place in Santa Monica, California.
Michael Robbins with Hon. J. Alex Kozinski, then Chief Judge for the Ninth Circuit and Hon. Marsha Berzon, Judge for the Ninth Circuit, at the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s 33rd Annual Labor and Employment Law Symposium
Samantha Blake moderating a panel discussion at the Southern California Mediation Association’s 2018 Employment Mediation Institute