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Sumner County Breakfast Meeting

July 06, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Gallatin Hampton Inn
980 Village Green Crossing
Gallatin, TN 37066


Can We Do That? Practical Answers to Frequently Asked HR Questions
Presented by Jeffrey M. Beemer, Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC

If you have ever encountered situations in the workplace that make you ponder the legal implications of a course of action, you are not alone  This interactive seminar will address legal issues scenarios that frequently arise in the workplace, including the following:

  • When you can request medical information from an employee
  • When you can take salary deductions from exempt employees
  • When you can deduct amounts an employee owes the company from the employee’s final paycheck

  • Whether you can terminate an employee who is on FMLA leave
  • Whether you can fire an employee for performance issues with inadequate documentation of those issues
  • Your questions

Participants will gain new insights into issues that arise in most workplaces on a regular basis.  It will be a practical way to cover key points of law in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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.


  • Members: $18 by end of business Monday, July 3, $24 afterwards.*
  • Future Members: $24 by end of business Monday, July 3, $32 afterwards.* (See below)**
  • MT|SHRM Students: $9 by end of business Monday July 3, $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."

Please thank our sponsor for making this event possible:

Biography: Jeff Beemer is a business lawyer who works with clients to achieve effective resolution of a variety of business disputes. He provides proactive advice on litigation avoidance and risk management, including daily counseling for employers on all aspects of employment law. As a seasoned trial advocate, Jeff has significant experience achieving favorable results for clients in employment cases and commercial disputes, as well as in litigation involving significant personal injury claims, product liability, and insurance coverage disputes. Jeff’s experience covers a broad range of industries, with particular emphasis on manufacturing, social services, electric utilities, transportation, and governmental entities.

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


$24.00 MT|SHRM Member Ticket
$18.00 Earlybird rate before July 3

$32.00 Future Member/ Guest
$24.00 Earlybird rate before July 3