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Wage and hour lawsuits can easily cost companies upwards of six to seven figures. Learn the in’s and out’s of employee claims, derivative claims and penalties – and more importantly, how to avoid costly litigation through thoughtful policies and procedures at the offset of the employment relationship. Presented by Sarju Naran, Chair of Employment Law for Hoge, Fenton, Jones and Appel.


GDPR: A New Data Breach Regulation
By Mark Davidson & Pete Picetti, Heffernan Insurance Brokers

Data breaches have been occurring at an alarming frequency. Each one has the potential to put thousands if not millions of customers at risk for identity theft, while the companies involved also face reputational damage and financial loss. The European Union is responding to this threat with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will impact companies around the world.

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On the Blog: The World of Bay Area Manufacturing

By James Gardner, AMBayArea Executive Director

With over 8,000 manufacturing firms of every stripe and size, from cupcakes to jet fuel, Bay Area manufacturers contribute some $50B to the local economy and constitute around a quarter of all manufacturing activity in the state (which is still number 1 in manufacturing output in the US, by the way). And with the 4th largest container port in the country, our logistics capabilities are a key contributor the region’s manufacturing success.

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Promoting Manufacturing to
Next Generation Workforce

A dozen up-and-comers from a variety of Bay Area companies were invited to participate in our ambassador training program this past spring. These ambassadors will interact with hundreds of students and teachers in classrooms, career fairs, and site tours this year to promote opportunities in Bay Area manufacturing.
Unlock Purchasing Power With AMBayArea Membership
AMBayArea has partnered with several companies and organizations to offer members robust cost reductions for both direct and indirect goods and services, including discounts from direct material suppliers and numerous indirect supply and service offerings. Members can also take advantage of liability coverage through industry-leading insurance providers.
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