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April Wilson County
Breakfast Meeting

Thursday, April 20, 2017
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
565 S Mt Juliet Rd,
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

What's New with Immigration Compliance - New I-9 Form and Tennessee's E-Verify Law
Presented by Bruce Buchanan, Partner, Sebelist Buchanan Law PLLC

HR employees need to keep up to date on the ever-changing world of immigration compliance, including the I-9 form and E-Verify. In his presentation, Bruce will discuss recent developments in employer immigration compliance that every HR employee should be aware of. These developments include the new I-9 form, the amendment to Tennessee Lawful Employment Act, and USCIS's new view of pre-population of I-9 forms. Concerning the new I-9 form, he will discuss the various changes made, including the introduction of a "smart" I-9 form, changing the preparer/translator section, and explaining the need for "N/A" in certain fields.

An important amendment was made to Tenneessee's TLEA to require employers with 50 or more employees to use E-Verify, effective January 1, 2017, and discussion will include the amendment's impact on Tennessee employers.

Schedule: Doors open at 7:00 am for registration and networking. Buffet breakfast begins at 7:20 am, and the presentation starts promptly at 8:00 am. 

Breakfast:

  • Members: $18 by end of business Monday, April 17,$24 afterwards.*
  • Future Members: $24 by end of business Monday, April 17,$32 afterwards.* (See below)**
  • MT|SHRM Students: $9 by end of business Monday, April 17, $12 afterwards.*

*On-line registration will close by end of business 2 days prior to the event. Our ability to accommodate walk-in registrations will be based on space availability.

This program has been awarded 1 hour of General HR recertification credit."MT|SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM SCP. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit."


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8th Annual Strategic
Leadership Conference

SOLD OUT!

Friday, April 21, 2017
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Nashville Airport Marriott
600 Marriott Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

This year’s Conference focuses on imparting business acumen skills all human resources professionals need to lead through influence, design organizational strategies that drive culture, and improve employee perform—all of which help increase bottom line results.

Senior educators and business leaders from some of Tennessee’s most successful organizations will present session that include how to:

  • Become an influencer in your organization
  • Design and implement HR strategic initiatives
  • Lead change that supports organizational culture
  • Improve employee business performance
  • Deal with key succession issues that can derail financial results

 


Please note this conference is neither hosted nor facilitated by MT|SHRM.  It is being presented by Tennessee SHRM State Council.  If you have any questions regarding this conference, please contact the event coordinator Stacy Adams at stacy.adams@ghertner.com

 Please thank or sponsors for making this event possible:

Cancellation policy: Cancellations will be honored until 3 days prior to the conference.  After that, we're committed and so are you!  If necessary, registrations may be transferred to eligible members through the date of the conference.

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April Davidson County
Luncheon Meeting

Thursday, April 27, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Goodwill Lifsey Center
937 Herman Street
Nashville, TN 37208

Understanding the Value of Salary Structures
Presented by Roman T. Goate, MBA, CCP, PHR, Compensation Manager, Community Health Systems 

Ever wonder why there's a need for salary structures and the salary ranges that go along with them?  Ever wonder what your competition is doing to hire away your best employees?  

If you're not using a competitive salary structure, you better get ready have and use one.  Or you'll be losing your best employees and wasting valuable time and money.

With a competitive salary structure in place, you'll put your company in a better competitive position and make sure your efforts (and dollars) are in the right place.

During this presentation, the participants will:

  • Become familiar with the definitions of basic compensation and salary structures.
  • Be introduced to their usage in recruiting and retaining key talent.
  • Discuss how their salary structure will ensure their company's compensation investments are being used effectively in today's highly competitive.

Schedule: Doors open at 11:00 am for registration and networking. Buffet lunch begins at 11:20 am, and the presentation starts promptly at 12 noon.
Lunch:

  • Members: $28 by end of business Monday, April 24, $38 afterwards.*
  • Future Members: $42 by end of business Monday, April 24, $56 afterwards.* (See below)**
  • MT|SHRM Students: $14 by end of business Monday, April 24, $19 afterwards.*

*On-line registration will close by end of business 2 days prior to the event. Our ability to accommodate walk-in registrations will be based on space availability.

This program has been awarded 1 hour of General HR recertification credit."MT|SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM SCP. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit."


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May Sumner County
Breakfast Meeting

Thursday, May 4, 2017
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Gallatin Hampton Inn
980 Village Green Crossing
Gallatin, TN 37066

FMLA and ADA: Is Leave Time Now Unlimited After New EEOC Guidance Memo
Presented by Katie Yeager, Associate, Baker Donelson

The EEOC has issued its long awaited guidance on leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act. This session will delve into the details of the guidance as well as the impact on current employment policies and other leave laws like the FMLA.  

This presentation is designed to meet the following three learning objectives:

  • To explain the EEOC's new guidance on leave as a reasonable accommodation;
  • To understand how this new guidance impacts the analysis of leave as a reasonable accommodation for employers;
  • To understand the impact of this guidance on other leave laws such as the Family and Medical Leave Act.

 

Schedule: Doors open at 7:00 am for registration and networking. Buffet breakfast begins at 7:20 am, and the presentation starts promptly at 8:00 am.
Breakfast:

  • Members: $18 by end of business Monday, May 2, $24 afterwards*
  • Future Members: $24 by end of business Monday, May 2, $32 afterwards.* (See below)**
  • MT|SHRM Students: $9 by end of business Monday, May 2, $12 afterwards.*

*On-line registration will close by end of business 2 days prior to the event. Our ability to accommodate walk-in registrations will be based on space availability.

This program has been awarded 1 hour of General HR recertification credit."MT|SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM SCP. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit."

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Sponsor Presented
Workshop

Thursday, May 4, 2017
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Rutherford Chamber of Commerce - Room 2A
3050 Medical Center Pkwy.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

DOL 2017 - Are You Ready?
Presented by Jeff Trull, RVP Group Retirement Plans, Ohio National Financial Services

The department of Labor is set to enforce a new set of rules surrounding Fiduciaries as it relates to retirement accounts in April 2017. This will effect the fiduciaries of retirement plans such as 401K, 403B, and Profit sharing plans. The purpose of the presentations is to examine the new guidelines and make sure the fiduciaries are protected. The presentation will focus on three main areas of learning:
1. Administration of the Retirement Plan - We will focus on the need to consider providing a 3(16) Administrator to assist with the plan.

2. Selecting the Investments for the Retirement plan - We will discuss the liabilities surrounding the investment selection process. How to reduce liabilities to the fiduciary and enhance the experience to the employee.

3. Employee Education - We will discuss how employee education may need to change with the implementation of the new rules. How do we educate employees and still remain in compliance with the new rules.

Schedule: Networking 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Presentation will begin promply at 2:00 pm.

Registration is free; however reservations are required.

Refreshments: Light refreshments will be available, and a drawing will be held for door prizes.

*On-line registration will close by end of business 2 days prior to the event. Our ability to accommodate walk-in registrations will be based on space availability.

This program has been awarded 2 hours of General HR recertification credit."MT|SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM SCP. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit."


Please thank our sponsor for making this event possible:

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2017 Leadership
Development Program

Begins Wednesday, May 17, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lipscomb University,
Career Development Center

One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37204

Register Today!

A 5-week after-hours program with a full day capstone event
May 17th through June 7th; one-day capstone event on June 16th

The 2017 Leadership Development Program builds on the body of competency knowledge which supports the new SHRM certifications (SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP) and reinforces our commitment to developing leaders of MT|SHRM and our HR community. The program will run May 17th through June 7th (sessions are in the evening). A full day capstone event is held on June 16th.

The program is a 5-week course and is intended for early to mid-level HR professionals who are emerging leaders seeking to develop as well as build their leadership skills and HR knowledge. Members who currently hold PHR or SHRM certifications will benefit from exposure to the competencies. Members seeking certification for the first time under the new SHRM model will learn foundational information to help them prepare.

The following competency areas from the SHRM certifications will be covered:

• Human Resource Technical Expertise and Practice
• Relationship Management
• Consultation
• Organizational Leadership & Navigation
• Communication
• Global & Cultural Effectiveness
• Ethical Practice
• Critical Evaluation
• Business Acumen

Classroom space is generously provided by Lipscomb University, but space is limited to 30 participants. Sessions on Wednesday May 17th, May 24th, May 31st, and June 7th are held in the evenings from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The full day capstone event on June 16th will be held from 8:30am – 4:00pm, and lunch will be provided that day.

Participant Investment –

$750 for MT|SHRM members; $879 for Non-members which includes a 1 year MT|SHRM membership. Registration closes May 10, 2017.

 

Program sessions are submitted to the HR Certification Institute and SHRM Certification for review. Up to 13 credits are expected to be awarded.

 

For additional information please contact the Leadership Development Program Vice Chair, Katie Clouse. 

Scholarship information and applications are available. If you wish to apply for a MT|SHRM scholarship to offset expenses, the deadline to apply is May 1, 2017. Scholarships are awarded after review of applications by the Scholarship Committee by May 10, 2017. Additional details regarding the scholarship application process are provided by clicking here.

Parking/entrance directions: Driving directions to Lipscomb can be found using this link: http://www.lipscomb.edu/page.asp?SID=&Page=197. The Ezell building is labeled 44 on the campus map which can be found at this link: http://www.lipscomb.edu/page.asp?SID=4&Page=3170). Ample parking is available in the parking lot between the Ezell Building and the baseball field. The LDP sessions will be held in Room 359. When entering the Ezell Building, you may take the elevator to your right or the steps to the left to the 3rd Floor. (The large staircase in the middle will not lead you to the room.)

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Shannan Duggin
Chapter Management Professional

 * Up to $45 of any Guest registration may be applied towards a 1 year MT|SHRM Membership within 60 days of the event attended.  Please call Shannan at (615) 499-5150 to take advantage.


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