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HR Real in the Field: Managing Inside the Law

Northstate SHRM

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)

HR Real in the Field:  Managing Inside the Law

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Northstate SHRM Member 98 Tickets Nov 5, 2019 $20.00 $0.00
Future Member 98 Tickets Nov 5, 2019 $35.00 $0.00
Student 10 Tickets Nov 5, 2019 $10.00 $0.00

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Examine what it means to be a manager of people and identify the characteristics of a good manager.  Learn how to avoid the bad habits and traits of ineffective managers and learn best practices for handling common workplace issues, such as disciplinary actions, co-worker disputes and workers who do “just enough” to get by.


Doors Open & Catered Lunch @ 11:30am

Speaker Begins @ 12:00pm

Speaker Ends @ 1:00pm


Speaker:  Ann Wicks

Law Office of Ann W. Wicks

Ann Wicks has more than twenty years of experience advising companies of all sizes in matters involving employment and labor law.  She works both locally in Butte County and with clients and firms in San Francisco and beyond, advising companies and individuals on a variety of workplace issues.  She works extensively with the Mandell Law Group, selected by as one of the top 4 law firms in Silicon Valley in 2016, as selected by tech executives.  She has also worked at top 100 law firms throughout her career, serving as special counsel at Cooley Godward in the Employment and Labor Practice Group in San Francisco and Palo Alto, California, and as a partner with Littler Mendelson in San Francisco, where she represented various local and national clients in employment litigation matters.

Ms. Wicks has extensive experience representing companies, senior executives and individuals in all aspects of employment law.  An experienced trial attorney, she has represented clients in litigation in the areas of wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, whistleblower retaliation, wage and hour, workplace violence, contracts, Sarbanes-Oxley, WARN Act violations and trade secrets.  She has also represented clients in arbitration and mediation proceedings, and before state and federal agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement, the Employment Development Department and the Department of Industrial Relations.

Ms. Wicks’ employment law practice includes pre-litigation counseling for clients in areas such as employee hiring, discipline and separations, staff reorganizations, reductions in force, disability and leave laws, consultant and independent contractor agreements, executive employment agreements, commission plans, employment practices and policies, employee training and trade secrets protection.  She has worked with union and non-union employers, and has advised private employers in a broad array of industries, including airline, construction, health care, trucking, food, retail, manufacturing, agricultural, high technology, biotechnology, video game, software, venture capital, restaurant and hospitality industries.

Ms. Wicks graduated with honors from California State University, Chico with B.A. degrees in Political Science and Psychology, and received her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall.  She is licensed to practice law in California and admitted to practice before all courts in California.


SHRM Recertification PDCs

This program is valid for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.

Northstate SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

HRCI Recertification PDCs

This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.

Northstate SHRM is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® credits can be applied towards aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification.


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Training is delivered on site at employer locations or facilitated in our professional training facilities located at the new Butte College, Skyway Center on Notre Dame Boulevard in Chico.

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Redding Library
1100 Parkview Avenue Redding, 96001
Redding, CA 96001

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)

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