Online Seminar: New Employment Laws for 2021, January 26, 2021

Register by January 21, 2021

CVMA Online Seminars are convenient interactive presentations offering CEUs held in real-time. This learning platform allows you to participate from anywhere with internet access—from your practice, your home, or anywhere you have an internet connection. Attending is as easy as a few mouse clicks. You will only need internet access and either, computer audio, a headset, or a telephone.

This seminar is open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary hospital staff, and veterinary students only.

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Course Description

New Laws in 2021
With the enactment of several new employment laws taking effect in 2021, most businesses, including veterinary practices, will be affected. This talk will introduce several new and important laws that all employers and employees should be aware of moving forward. This talk is free to CVMA members and qualifies as continuing education credit for the purpose of California veterinarian and registered veterinary technician license renewal.

The following will be discussed during this webinar:

  • Employer requirements due to COVID-19
  • COVID state tax relief
  • Changes to California sick leave, medical leave, and kin care
  • Changes to workers’ compensation law
  • And more


Dan Baxter, CVMA Executive Director

Mr. Baxter recently joined the California Veterinary Medical Association as its new executive director after 20 years as the CVMA’s outside legal counsel. In the latter capacity, he worked with the CVMA’s executive staff, Board of Governors, and membership on a variety of issues large and small, ranging from legislative and regulatory work to litigation. In his new role with the CVMA, Mr. Baxter looks forward to furthering the work of the association in support of the veterinary profession, including maintaining the CVMA’s status as a significant player in shaping veterinary-relevant statutes and regulations.

Grant Miller, DVM, CVMA Director of Regulatory Affairs

Dr. Grant Miller serves as the Director of Regulatory Affairs for the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA). As director, Dr. Miller assists California veterinary professionals with compliance issues and regulatory matters involving various local, state, and federal agencies. In addition, Dr. Miller heads the California Veterinary MedicalReserve Corps, a volunteer organization devoted to assisting animals with sheltering and veterinary care during disasters and emergencies.

Date and Time

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | 12:30 PM-1:45 PM
Registration, cancellation, and substitution deadline: January 21, 2021


CVMA MembersCVMA Non-Members
DVM: ComplimentaryDVM: Complimentary
RVT/Veterinary Staff: ComplimentaryRVT/Veterinary Staff: Complimentary
DVM/RVT Student: ComplimentaryDVM/RVT Student: Complimentary


Registration is closed.

This course qualifies for 1.5 hours of interactive learning. Each paid registrant will be allowed access via one phone line and one log-in and will receive a certificate upon completion. An email will be sent to the registered attendee with login information on how to begin the webinar. CVMA reserves the right to invoice those individuals and/or organizations that are logged in or connected from telephone numbers that don’t correspond to a paid registration. This course is open to veterinarians, technicians, and hospital staff.

If multiple registrants intend to view the online seminar together under one log-in, please contact the CVMA office for an attendance form at 800.655.2862 or email

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation/Refund Policy: All cancellation requests must be made in writing and submitted by fax, email, or regular mail no later than the date advertised above to receive a full refund, less a 10 percent administration fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after the above cancellation date.

Attn: Meetings & Events Department
California Veterinary Medical Association
1400 River Park Dr, Ste 100
Sacramento, CA 95815
By fax: 916.646.9156
By email:

  • Webinar login is for use by the attendee only and login/passwords provided by CVMA should not be shared with others; doing so may hinder your own access, as webinar entry is by pre-registration only.
  • Course materials provided by CVMA is for use by the registered attendee only and should not be reproduced or shared with others.
  • The virtual platform CVMA uses allows audio, documents, materials, chat and Q & A exchanged or viewed during the session may be recorded. By joining a session, you automatically consent to such recordings.
  • CVMA and its service provider of audio and online conferencing services are not responsible for unauthorized access to such information by hackers or others that obtain access through illegal measures.

If you have any questions, please call the CVMA office at 800.655.2862.

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