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San Francisco Bay chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (following the merger of the Berkeley, East Bay, and San Francisco chapters). We get together for a monthly meeting with a program and networking, but we'd love to have impromptu get-togethers of technical communicators as well.

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STC San Francisco Bay Virtual Happy Hour

Online event

We’ll be continuing our weekly happy hours through the rest of the summer! We meet every Friday starting at 5 pm Pacific Time. Everyone is welcome, whether you are a member of our chapter, a member of another chapter, or a friend of any of our members. Bring your favorite drink and snacks, and enjoy some company from the comfort and safety of your home! We would love to have you!

Independent Contractor/Employee Classification of Workers in California

Speaker: Denis Kenny, Experienced Labor and Employment Attorney Description Many technical writers work as independent contractors rather than as employees, working on a freelance basis and handling taxes and benefits differently. With this in mind, how will recently passed legislation affect independent contractors in California? Join us as attorney Denis Kenny explains: - The latest on AB-5, ABC Test, the “Integral” or “usual course” of your business piece, and EDD letter - Exempt Occupations and Borello - What about possible federal legislation? - Which other states are starting to follow suit - How workers are fighting against AB-5 - When You Ask for Guidance - Questions you need to ask your accountant - Questions you need to ask your attorney About the Speaker Denis Kenny is a Founding Partner with Scherer Smith & Kenny LLP. He is an experienced civil litigator specializing in employment litigation and counseling for employers and employees. Before Scherer Smith & Kenny, Denis served three years as a deputy attorney general in the Employment Rights and Administration division of the California Attorney General’s Office. Denis brings over 20 years of experience as a knowledge expert on independent contractor / 1099 compliance-related issues. Event info Time: Wednesday, August 12th,[masked]:30 p.m. Pacific Location: Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88529023430 Meeting ID:[masked] One tap mobile [masked],,[masked]# US (San Jose) [masked],,[masked]# US (San Jose) Dial by your location [masked] US (San Jose) [masked] US (San Jose) [masked] US (Tacoma) [masked] US (Houston) [masked] US (Chicago) [masked] US (New York) [masked] US (Germantown) Meeting ID:[masked] Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcCLiuWwrC Program: 6:30 to 7:00: Networking 7:00 to 7:15: Announcements 7:15 to 8:30: Presentation 8:30 to 8:45: More networking 8:45: Clear the room; move conversations to offline

STC San Francisco Bay Virtual Happy Hour

Online event

We’ll be continuing our weekly happy hours through the rest of the summer! We meet every Friday starting at 5 pm Pacific Time. Everyone is welcome, whether you are a member of our chapter, a member of another chapter, or a friend of any of our members. Bring your favorite drink and snacks, and enjoy some company from the comfort and safety of your home! We would love to have you!

STC San Francisco Bay Virtual Happy Hour

Online event

We’ll be continuing our weekly happy hours through the rest of the summer! We meet every Friday starting at 5 pm Pacific Time. Everyone is welcome, whether you are a member of our chapter, a member of another chapter, or a friend of any of our members. Bring your favorite drink and snacks, and enjoy some company from the comfort and safety of your home! We would love to have you!

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STC San Francisco Bay Virtual Happy Hour

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