Joseph T. Ortiz is a partner in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Labor and Employment practice group in the Riverside office. An experienced human resources attorney and trial lawyer, Mr. Ortiz has successfully tried employment matters before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and arbitration tribunals on claims of all types.
An experienced trial lawyer and human resources attorney, Best Best & Krieger LLP Partner Joseph T. Ortiz has successfully tried employment matters before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and arbitration tribunals on claims of all types.
Joseph’s experience includes the representation of private and municipal employers.
Joseph earned a BA at UCLA and received his JD from the University of Minnesota, J.D
Diversity refers to the traits and characteristics that make people unique. Inclusion refers to the behaviors and social norms that ensure people feel welcome.
Dr. Garza specializes in the design and execution of organizationally transformative diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives. The emphasis and specialty is in the areas of multicultural workplaces; Emotional Intelligence; Critical Thinking; Leadership and Psychology of Organizations. He is also a bilingual (Spanish & English) trainer in "Preventing, Identifying & Correcting Sexual Harassment" to comply with California Government Code 12950.1 for Train Me Today.
During this insightful presentation, Tim Silvera, President of Optimum Comp Advantage, will share what’s most important to today’s workforce by revealing updated results from OCA’s Millennial Influence compensation practices study first conducted in 2015 and updated in 2017 and 2019.
Join us to discover what professionals with college degrees look for most in an employer, and hear success stories from organizations that have mastered the art of aligning their pay practices with their workforce’s needs and desires. You’ll also discover practical compensation tips.
Astrid is a strategic, creative, and passionate HR professional with nearly 20 years of experience in Human Resources. As a long-time member of SHRM and PIHRA she is committed to her career in human resources and building organizations that enrich the community and maximizing business results. Astrid is a graduate of CSU San Bernardino with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. She has held key HR positions for companies in both the public and private sector, ranging from retail to large media and information system companies.
Astrid is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish fluently. Her key strengths are in Employee Relations where she has extensive experience conducting workplace investigations, preparing and responding to EEOC/wage and hour position statements, conducting pulse and attitude surveys, handling progressive discipline issues, policy review, and harassment prevention training.