Jacquie Hughes Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Employment and Business Operations

Keywords/Search Terms:

Human Resources, CA Law, Harassment, Termination, Retaliation, Conflict, Resolution, Leave of Absence, ADA, FMLA, CFRA, Dispute, Hiring Practices, Salary and Compensation, Benefits, Discrimination, Training, Development, Organizational Structure, Management.



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SPHR, SHRM - SCP Certification, Over 20 years focused Human Resources experience and training, in both Corporate and Creative cultures with proven results and measurable success. Working with executive teams to fulfill company cores, values and visions. Experience in CA and National Compliance. Board and advisory member in HR Community. Currently in a VPHR role. Strong experience, education and expertise in California HR Compliance and Benefits, Employee Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Organizational Development, Efficiencies Improvements, Recruiting and Retention, Employee Relations - Conflict & Resolution, Benefits Development & Administration, Compensation Strategies, Navigating FMLA, CFRA, PDL, LOA, ADA, EEO, OSHA and Worker’s Compensation. 25 Years Accomplished Accounting, Budgeting, Business, Payroll Processing and Management, Superior knowledge of HRIS and accounting systems, Administrative software and graphic design programs. In addition, a lifetime of learning, creating and teaching art in all mediums and genres to children and adults. Extensive studies in Painting, Drawing, Mosaic, Jewelry, Sculpting, Set Design and Construction, Graphics, Web Design, Animation, Photography, Sewing, Crafting and masters work in Metal Smithing. Summary of Expertise for HR: -SPHR certified -SHRM -SCP certified -HR Department start up -HR Team Management -Effective On-Boarding Programs -Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives -Employee Engagement -Building and Strengthening Company Culture -HR Company Mergers and Acquisitions -Solutions Management -Employment Law -Contract Negotiation -Mediation & Advocacy -HR Policies & Procedures -Staff Recruitment & Retention -Forecasting and Strategy -Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) -Benefits Negotiation and Administration -Team Development -HR Program/Project Management -Orientation & On-Boarding -HRIS Systems and Payroll -Training & Development -Performance Management -Organizational Development -Conflict Resolution -Creating and Managing HR Budgets -Demonstrated Success in Leadership, Team Management and Team Building, developing effective programs, developing personnel manuals and established corporate training and policies.