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James M. Reid to Speak at Upcoming Seminars

EEO Law Overview - Washtenaw Community College

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

Location:
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
 
 


 
 
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


 
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


 
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 
 


U.S. DOT BONDING EDUCATION PROGRAM (BEP)

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



 
ICLE (Institute of Continuing Legal Education)

Date: April, 2018
 
Topic:  HR TRACK Legal Updates
 
Additional Details to come
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Previous 2017 Speaking Engagements



 
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
 
Topics:
  • 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
 
Topics:
• 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
 
Speakers:
• 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