What You Need to Know
9:00 am - 9:15 am Registration and Welcome
9:00 am - 12:00 am Presentation
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch & Networking
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Chapter Board Meeting - Everyone Welcome
To register: Contact Norbela Luis at email@example.com or by fax to (209) 724-4037
by October 3, 2018.
01/16/2018 - 2018 Legal Update in Madera, CA
04/17/2019 - Coordinating Leaves in Merced, CA
Past IPMA-CCC Events
07/11/2018 - Bullying, Hostile Workplace and Sexual Harassment - Is Your Workplace Prepared to Handle These Issues? - Presenter: Attorney Che Johnson
04/12/2018 - Developing Dynamic Recruitment Questions: To Ask or Not to Ask - What are the Questions - Presenter: Rhonda Walton
12/13/2017 - 2017 Legal Update - Presenter: Attorney Shelline Bennett
07/19/2017 - Navigating Your Way Through the Interactive Process - Presenter: Attorney Michael Youril
04/12/2017 - Prop 64 Medical Marijuana and Transgender Accommodation - Presenter: Attorney Gage Dungy
12/14/2016 - 2016 Legal Update - Presenter: Attorney Shelline Bennett
04/20/2016 - Delivering Difficult Messages - Presenter: Rhonda Walton
02/03/2016 - Department of Fair Employment and Housing - Presenter: Brenda Grant, District Administrator
12/16/2015 - 2015 Legal Update - Presenter: Attorney Shelline Bennett
10/15/2015 - IPMA-HR Leadership Conference Highlights
08/19/2015 - The Integration of CFRA/FMLA/PDL/ADA/FEHA and Workers' Compensation Bonus with new CFRA Regulations - Presenter: Beth Brascugli De Lima
03/15/2015 - Insurance Fraud - Presenter: Walter W. Wall, Merced County District Attorney
02/25/2015 - The Dirty Dozen - Twelve Problems Commonly Found In Public Agency Benefit Programs" - Presenter: Jeffrey Chang
12/10/2014 - 2014 Legal Update - Presenter: Attorney Shelline Bennett
10/21/2014 - 2014 IPMA-HR Leadership Conference Highlights - Presenters: Rhonda Walton and Norbela Luis
08/05/2014 - Leadership: Coaching Employees through Change - Presenter: Vickie Trask
05/15/2014 - Creating a Positive Attitude - Presenter: Darlene Ingersoll
07/18/2013 - CalOSHA - Presenter: Eugene Glendenning
Karen Kramer formed Kramer Workplace Investigations (formerly Kramer Wiese) in 2000 and since that time, has been providing independent investigations to public agencies in California. Karen has conducted over 750 workplace investigations for public sector employers. Additionally, Karen has extensive experience conducting investigations involving public safety personnel, in compliance with the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights and the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights. She also has conducted numerous investigations involving elected officials and Council / Board appointed employees. At the end of each investigation, Karen makes factual findings utilizing her skills, knowledge and experience as an employment law attorney. Ultimately, it is her goal to ensure that the investigation conducted is timely, objective, thorough and complete; that the report submitted is comprehensive and well-written and evidences a good-faith investigation; and that the decision makers have all of the relevant facts they need to appropriately respond to a com-plaint or to address allegations of misconduct.
Karen graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1992, and has been licensed to practice law in the State of California since December 1992. In 1994, she began working at Porter, Scott, Weiberg & Dele-hant (currently Porter Scott) in Sacramento, where she was responsible for all aspects of employment related litigation.
Karen is member of the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) Board of Directors and currently serves as the Vice President of AWI.