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MC-SHRM is thankful to the corporate sponsors who generously underwrite $250 of General Meeting costs, to help defray recurring operating expenses.

The Sponsor Company Receives:
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If interested in sponsoring a meeting or would like additional information, please contact Kim Fox-Marchetti kfox@foxresource.com or 936-321-2370

Mark your calendars for the 2nd Tuesday of every month to attend a dynamic Human Resource Program!

The time of the program rotates each month, throughout the calendar quarter, generally* as follows::
1st Month of each Quarter - Morning Meeting: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
2nd Month of each Quarter - Lunch Meeting: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
3rd Month of each Quarter - Evening Meeting: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
*Note: Times may be altered for special presentations watch the newsletter and website for details.

General Monthly Meeting - Meeting Agenda Example:
7:30 - 7:45 Registration & Networking
7:45 - 7:55 Announcements & Chapter Business
7:55 - 9:00 Speaker Introduction, Presentation & Questions


MC-SHRM... A Dynamic, Growing Local Chapter - Affiliated with SHRM

"Superior Merit Award" Winning Chapter, Affiliated with The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), which is the World's Largest Association, Devoted to Human Resource Management and Including 190,000+ Members!

Locally, We Offer:

Professional Development
Monthly Meetings
...featuring Speakers on a Variety of HR Topics
Workshops & Seminars
...emphasizing Education on Functional Areas of Human Resources
Special Programs
...spotlighting Latest Trends Affecting Human Resource Professionals
Professional Certification
...in Partnership with Rice University School of Continuing Studies, Increase Your Knowledge of Human Resource Management and Prepare for the Professional Certification Exam, Administered by HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute). SHRM Learning System is Utilized. Discounted Rate is Offered to MC-SHRM Members. www.scs.rice.edu/hr
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Network with Your Peers
...Build Professional Relationships
Legislative Updates
...Access Current Human Resource Information Affecting Local and National Workforce and Advising on the Latest Trends
Take Action to Impact Legislative Issues
... Participate in Legislative Activities that Influence State and Federal Laws Affecting Your Worksite and Employees
Leadership Enhancement
Volunteer to "Serve the Professional and Advance the Profession"
Build a Professional Network
... Attend Meetings, Join a Committee, Get Involved


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Upcoming Programs
Date: Tue. Jun 14, 2016
Topic: 06/14/16 PROGRAM 1: MC-SHRM MOST Program 2:20pm-3:20pm
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MC-SHRM Members Planning to Attend Both (June 14th) Sessions - PLEASE RSVP for BOTH SESSIONS
- MC-SHRM MEMBERS CAN EARN 2.0 HRCI/SHRM RECERTIFICATION CREDITS!
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"ADVANCED LEAVE + WELLNESS PROGRAMS: THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW"

Update HR professionals about the EEOCs proposed rules regarding Wellness Programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) plus discuss ways technology can assist HR professionals to craft effective and lawful Wellness Programs.

Participant Learning Objectives:
- Review EEOCs proposed rules regarding Americans with Disability Act
- Examine EEOCs proposed rules regarding Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
- Analyze technologys impact on Wellness Programs

Meghaan Madriz & Victor Wright - Professional Biographies Below
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HRCI: This program has been pre-approved for 1.00 (General) recertification credit hour toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR and SPHR recertification through HRCI. Visit www.hrci.org for more information.

SHRM: MC-SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC s) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Visit www.shrm.org for more information =============================================================================
MEMBERS ONLY: FREE
Time: 2:20pm-3:20pm MEMBERS ONLY (*Registration 2:00pm-2:15pm)
Location: Lone Star College-Montgomery (Room B-102)
RSVP by: Wed. Jun 8, 2016
Speaker(s): *Meghaan Madriz & Victor Wright, Attorneys
Organization: Haynes and Boone, LLP
Sponsors:
- RSVP No Shows Will Be Billed
RSVP:


Date: Tue. Jun 14, 2016
Topic: 06/14/16 PROGRAM 2: MC-SHRM General Meeting 3:55pm-4:55pm
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"UPDATE ON PROPOSED FLSA REGULATIONS ON WHITE COLLAR EXEMPTIONS"

Update HR professionals about DOLs proposed regulations on the FLSA white collar exemptions plus ways to audit exempt positions in potential jeopardy and options for complying with new regulations.

Participant Learning Objectives:
- Overview of current FLSA regulations on white collar exemptions
- Explore DOLs proposed regulations
- Consider guidance regarding conducting internal audit to address upcoming changes
- Discover how to comply with the new regulations and compliance options

Meghaan Madriz advises employers of all sizes on their employment-related matters and zealously defends them against employee claims in court, arbitration, and administrative proceedings. While Meghaan represents
employers in a variety of employment-related matters, she has developed a primary focus on wage and hour issues. Meghaan has handled DOL investigations, internal wage and hour audits, and multiple wage and hour lawsuits (including FLSA collective actions). Meghaan frequently advises clients on wage and hour compliance issues and has obtained multiple victories in her wage and hour practice, including the decertification of a
nationwide FLSA collective action in an exempt misclassification case and summary judgment of off-the-clock claims.ᅠ In addition to her robust wage and hour practice, Meghaan regularly defends clients before the EEOC and in court for claims under Title VII, ADA, and ADEA, among other federal employment statutes. Meghaan also regularly advises and counsels employers on their employment and HR matters, drafts employment, separation, and restrictive covenant agreements, provides due diligence for employment matters in corporate deals, and reviews employee handbooks and other workplace policies.

Victor Wright is an experienced labor and employment law attorney, litigator, and strategic business advisor with over 24 years of professional work experience within the federal government, private practice law firm, and public corporation sectors.ᅠVictors current practice focuses on employment law, with an emphasis on traditional labor and employment issues involved in corporate transactions plus drafting policies, procedures, and agreements.ᅠ
A dynamic public speaker, Victor also delivers client training presentations on various labor and employment law topics aimed at mitigating regulatory compliance and litigation risks.ᅠ Before rejoining Haynes and Boone, LLP in January 2016 (previously 2005-2008), Victor served as Associate General Counsel and Director at TransCanada Corporation, a publicly traded energy infrastructure company, where he led a cross-border team of attorneys and paralegals responsible for the delivery of all employment-related and immigration law legal support services to the companys Canadian, U.S., and Mexico natural gas, liquids pipeline and energy business units.
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HRCI: This program has been pre-approved for 1.00 (General) recertification credit hour toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR and SPHR recertification through HRCI. Visit www.hrci.org for more information.

SHRM: MC-SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC s) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Visit www.shrm.org for more information =============================================================================
MEETING FEE: Members: $15 - - - Prospective Members & Guests: $25
Time: 3:30pm-5:00pm (*Registration 3:20pm-3:40pm)
Location: Lone Star College - Montgomery Campus (Room B-102)
RSVP by: Wed. Jun 8, 2016
Speaker(s): Meghaan Madriz & Victor Wright, Attorneys
Organization: Haynes and Boone, LLP
Sponsors:
RSVP:






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