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August 9, 2018 @ 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM PDT

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TOPIC: Employees vs. Independent Contractors: What You Need to Know as Your Company Grows
PRESENTER: Lisa McCormack, human resources (HR) practitioner
WHERE: Caspar Community Center, 15051 Caspar Road, Caspar, CA 95420
COST: Free for Coast Women in Business members; $10 for nonmembers
(if interested in joining us, your first meeting is free)
7:30 AM = Networking
7:45 AM = Program begins
9 AM = Program ends

DETAILS: Learn about California’s new independent contractor requirements and how it might affect you with Coast Women in Business. Affogato HR Consulting founder and HR practitioner Lisa McCormack will talk about business owners’ HR responsibilities and what laws apply to companies by size.

Coast Women in Business will meet on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 7:30 AM at the Caspar Community Center. Doors open at 7:30 AM for networking and fellowship, with program content beginning promptly at 7:45 AM and ending at 9 AM.


Lisa McCormack

With over 30 years of experience as HR practitioner and leader, she has worked with large and small companies undergoing rapid growth and change. Certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Strategic Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), she holds a Bachelor’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from San Jose State University.

Lisa is a principal at Affogato HR Consulting, which works with businesses to implement practical, appropriate, and compliant HR solutions.


Coast Women in Business supports the business community on the Mendocino coast. We meet monthly to foster entrepreneurship and professional development on the Mendocino Coast and beyond. Membership fees are $50 annually or $10 per drop-in meeting.

Note: We welcome all – all races, all genders, all countries of origin, all sexual orientations.

Your first meeting is always free, and we offer a limited number of need-based memberships – please inquire. We’re sponsored by West Company. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

Important Announcements

Upcoming meetings:

  • September: Thursday, September 13 – topic: Creating and Managing Your Website with WordPress – presenter: Marinela Miclea, digital marketer
  • October: Thursday, October 11 – topic: “Women for Change” Candidate Forum – presenters: Tess Albin-Smith, Jessica Morsell-Haye, and Mary Rose Kaczorowski, candidates for Fort Bragg, California, City Council

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August 9, 2018
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM PDT
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Caspar Community Center
15051 Caspar Road
Caspar, CA 95420 United States
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