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James M. Reid to Speak at Upcoming Seminars
Lenawee County HR Group (HRASM) - Legal Perspectives of Social Media Profiles as a Recruiting/Background Checking Tool and Recommendations

Date: February 21, 2018

104 E. Maumee St, Adrian, MI 49221

Discussion of Issues/Strategies Regarding:
- Using social media for recruiting, background checking, work, and/or personnel reasons;
Regulations by the Federal Trade Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
- Compliance with the National Labor Relations Act
- Contracts with marketing companies/third party vendors that assist with social media
- Social Media/Review committees
- Responding to the media
- Mandatory training
- Company devices (that are protected) versus personal devices (that may not be protected yet)
- Wage and Hour
- Disclaimers
- Carve outs
- Restricting recommendations, likes, endorsements, etc.
- Recordkeeping
- Security/passwords
- Owner of contacts/social media
- Distinguishing personal versus company social media
- Overlap with other policies
Recertification: Valid for 1.5 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification 


Date: April 12, 2018

Lansing Center, 333 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, Michigan

James Reid will present his Employment Law Update from 10:25 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. in Ballroom 1-8
Michigan HR Day provides HR professionals in Michigan an opportunity to exchange information, ideas, and experiences. Positioned at a critical time for Michigan organizations, the event addresses the relevance of the HR function as an important part of Michigan’s economic gardening and revitalization. Michigan HR Day welcomes HR professionals from diverse Michigan organizations a true reflection of the State’s business environment and culture.

ICLE (Institute of Continuing Legal Education)

Date: April 19-20, 2018
Topic: HR TRACK Legal Updates
Full Event Details:
Tackle Today's Hot Topics in Labor and Employment Law
Hear up-to-date, expert analyses on timely topics. Make connections with decision makers and your next client.
James Reid Speaking Details: 
James Reid is scheduled to speak on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 9:55-10:40am on the topic Human Resources Leadership Track: Creating a Strategic Training and Development Plan for Your Organization

Details and Registration: 

Detroit Chapter APA

Date: September 2018
James Reid will speak on the topic: Worker Misclassification
Details to come


MISHRM Conference & Exhibition 2018
Tomorrow's HR: Beyond the Expected

Dates: October 17-19, 2018
Location: Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City, Michigan

The Conference offers educational sessions designated to provide practical and applicable information for HR professionals. James Reid will be speaking on the topic of sexual harassment. More details to come. 

Details: http://www.mishrmconference.org


Previous 2017 Speaking Engagements


Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 2:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Location: 1060 West Fort Street, 2nd Floor, SE, Detroit, Michigan 48226
James Reid to speak at 2:30 p.m. on verbal and written contracts

APA Detroit Chapter 28th Annual Michigan Statewide Payroll Conference

Date: October 18-20, 2017
Location: Firekeepers, Battle Creek
Details and Registration: http://apadetroit.org/Chapter_Meeting_Schedule.html

Michigan Statewide Conference for Payroll Professionals

Date: October 19-20, 2017
Location: Firekeepers Hotel & Casino, 11177 E. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49014
Theme: Mardi Gras “Unmask Your Payroll Potential!”
Details and registration: http://westmichiganapa.org

MISHRM Conference & Exposition 2017

Date: October 11-13, 2017 - Breakout Session I October 12th | 10:45am - 12:00pm
Location: DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, Michigan

The largest HR conference in Michigan, hosting 900-1,100 HR professionals from across the state.

Details: http://www.mishrmconference.org

DisruptHR Detroit

Date: Wednesday September 27, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location: The Garden Theater, 3929 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
Disrupt is a night of short focused talks from professionals who want to share their ideas on how we can move our talent thinking forward. We're borrowing from the genius of Ignite, so each speaker will have 5 minutes to blow your mind!

Details and Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/disrupthr-detroit-tickets-35992073260

EEO Law Overview - Washtenaw Community College

Date: Monday, September 18, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.

Washtenaw Community College Business Education Building (Room 182), 4800 E. Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, MI

Recertification: Valid for 1.25 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification

Employee Benefits Strategies for Now...and the Not Yet!

Date: September 14, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Plum Hollow Country Club, 21631 Lahser Rd, Southfield, MI 48033
2017 Fall Benefits Seminar focusing on healthcare reform updates, HR planning guidance and progressive benefits strategies.
Details and Registration: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eef71wlo96679f7f&llr=dtb5mevab
Recertification: Valid for 2.5 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification

APA Detroit Chapter 28th Special Meeting

Date: August 18, 2017
Location: Vintner’s Canton Winery, 8515 N. Lilley Rd., Canton, MI 48187
Details and Registration: http://apadetroit.org/Chapter_Meeting_Schedule.html

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Date: June 14, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: James L. Allen Center, 2169 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL – Barr Forum
Audience: Approximately 50 Executive MBA students, approaching graduation. Age 30-50, average work experience 15 years.
Topic: HR and Employment Law.

Michigan Association of United Ways – 2017 Annual Meeting

Dates: June 21, 2017 – June 23, 2017 - James Reid to speak on 6/23 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, MI 49683
  • What to include in your handbook
  • What not to include in your handbook
  • Essential topics and policies (dress code, onboarding, etc)
  • Legal guidelines
  • Helpful tips and tricks
  • Train employers and managers to reduce liability
  • Teach new policy trends (Affordable Care Act, National Labor Relations Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, social media, iPad communications, owner of LinkedIn account contacts)
  • Identify strategies to draft, update and enforce appropriate written handbook policies
Details and Registration: http://www.uwmich.org/events/2017/6/21/2017-annual-meeting

Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make

Date: June 28, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Location: Flemings Steakhouse, 17400 Haggerty Road, Livonia, Michigan

Ask Us: Business Driven HR Best Practices for Employee Retention and Exits

Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Location: QuadWest Associates, LLC, 3290 W. Big Beaver Road, Ste 195, Troy, MI 48084
• Evaluating workforce to determine business needs
• Motivating staff by making them feel valued
• Resolving concerns identified through complaints and internal audits
• Avoiding and being aware of any “smoking gun”
• Understanding costs associated with replacing employees
• Complying with legal requirements and HR rules related to exiting employees
• Susan E. West, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, QuadWest Associates’ President and Founder
• James M. Reid, IV, Equity Shareholder, Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller, PC
• Kaitlin A. Brown, Associate Attorney, Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller, PC
Recertification: Valid for 1.5 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification
Registration: http://www.quadwest.com/best-practices-for-employee-exits

Benefits Compliance & Strategy for The HR Superhero

Date: 5/11/2017 - 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Plum Hollow Country Club, 21631 Lahser Rd, Southfield, MI 48033
Program Overview:
Interactive seminar organized into three sessions designed to empower HR to support broader business objectives like corporate compliance, financial efficiency and workforce satisfaction:
  • Formidable Challenges: What We Know Today About Healthcare Reform - Presented by Jennifer Young, J.S. Clark Corporate Compliance Director

  • Extraordinary Execution: Ensuring Your Employee On-Boarding Documents are Compliant - Presented by James Reid, Shareholder, Maddin Hauser Employment Law Practice Group

  • Secret Weapons: Strategies to Bolster Your Benefits Program (HSAs, Pharmacy, Worksite) - Presented by Joel Clark, J.S. Clark President

Valid for 3 HRCI credits
Valid for 3 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification

Registration: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07edsoqfvma9b92f38&llr=dtb5mevab

Navigating Employment Landmines and Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration

Date: 5/17/2017 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: The Capital Grille, 2800 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy Ml 48084
Valid for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification

Michigan HR Day 2017: Connecting HR Leaders, Professionals and Resources

Date: 4/19/2017
Location: Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
James Reid Presenting:
The Top Ten Mistakes Employers Make That Lead To Significant Liability! . . . And How To Avoid Them 2:40 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.
Michigan HR Day is an opportunity for HR Professionals and Business Owners/Professionals, responsible for the HR function in Michigan, to exchange information, ideas, and experiences.

Details: http://michiganhr.org/agenda-2017/

Registration: http://michiganhr.org/event-sign-up/

Trump's 60-Day Performance Review: The Impact on Your Business

Date: 3/23/2017

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Location: Webinar
Topics Include:
Overtime ruling and Trump’s regulatory freeze pending review, Immigration stance, ACA repeal and replace, Employment discrimination: increasing state and local ordinances, New initiatives, e.g., task force on advancement of women business leaders.

Learn about the legal and HR perspectives and how to respond. Seats are limited. Register today.
Registration: Click here to register
Valid for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM