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Meeting Sponsor Opportunities
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:
  • Newsletter Advertising for 1 Month
    This spot may contain the name of the sponsor company, products & services

  • 3 Minute Infomercial
    At a General Meeting, the sponsoring organization will have an opportunity to address the group about their business

  • Promotional Materials Available
    Sponsoring organization is welcome to have literature available for attendees
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
Networking & Professional Resources
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 13, 2017
Topic: *06/13/17 PROGRAM 1: MC-SHRM "MOST" PROGRAM 2:15pm-3:20pm (Members Only Special Topic) ========================================================================== ==========================================================================
MC-SHRM Members Planning to Attend BOTH (June 13th) Sessions - PLEASE RSVP for EACH SESSION
- MC-SHRM MEMBERS CAN EARN 2.0 HRCI/SHRM RECERTIFICATION CREDITS! ==========================================================================

"TAKING ON OSHA"

An OSHA inspector (guest) shows up - which of the following scenes is most likely at your worksite:
...Someone shouts, "Uh... We're, uh, closed, come back tomorrow!"
...All are left immobile, while inspector glides into the facility to conduct his inspection, unaccompanied
...Someone calmly informs the "guest" that they will locate the appropriate company representative, and wisely contacts HR

Ensure your worksite is prepared for an unexpected guest/inspector - Join us for, "Taking on OSHA"

Participant Learning Objectives:
- Determine the scope of OSHA's inspection and citation authority
- Identify what to expect when OSHA comes to inspect and your company's rights as an employer
- Discover the process to challenge an OSHA citation

Punam Kaji is an advocate and an advisor whether she is guiding clients through labor and employment issues or serving the community. Punam is a listening ear for clients, willing to counsel regarding issues with an employee or employment policies more generally. She routinely advises clients on best practices and reviews employee handbooks, policies, and agreements to ensure compliance with the most current law. She enjoys public speaking engagements to various audiences on employment topics, including social media and OSHA compliance.

Abby Kotun applies her problem solving skills from her past career as a chemical engineer to assisting Haynes and Boone's clients as a member of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group. Abby regularly assists in drafting various litigation and employment related documents including federal and state court pleadings, severance and release agreements, and injunction orders. She also regularly defends clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Using her technical background, Abby assists clients in complying with federal and state occupational safety and health laws and regulations and assists in litigation matters before both the federal Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission ("OSHRC") and its state equivalents
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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: This is a MC-SHRM Members Only Session = FREE to Members with RSVP By Deadline
Time: 2:15pm-3:20pm MEMBERS ONLY (*Registration 2:00pm-2:15pm)
Location: IMPORTANT! JUNE LOCATION CHANGED To: CITY OF CONROE - CONROE TOWER - 300 W. Davis Street, Conroe, Tx.- 6th Floor
RSVP by: Wed. Jun 7, 2017
Speaker(s): Punam Kaji, Attorney and Abby Kotun, Attorney
Organization: Haynes and Boone, LLP www.haynesboone.com
Sponsors:
- RSVP No Shows Will Be Billed (Reservation Must Be Cancelled 3 Business Days Prior to Event)
RSVP:


Date: Tue. Jun 13, 2017
Topic: 06/13/17 PROGRAM 2: MC-SHRM GENERAL MEETING 3:30pm-5:00pm ==========================================================================
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MC-SHRM Members Planning to Attend BOTH (June 13th) Sessions - PLEASE RSVP for EACH SESSION
- MC-SHRM MEMBERS CAN EARN 2.0 HRCI/SHRM RECERTIFICATION CREDITS!
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"AVOIDING MISSTEPS IN INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS"

Responsiveness to a complaint and an investigation generally yield the best information and evidence.
Considering any complaint has the potential to become a lawsuit, employers should investigate each case in a manner which will prepare to be presented to a court of law, if necessary.

This session will highlight how to "Avoid Missteps in Internal Investigations"

Participant Learning Objectives:
- Clarify when an employer should conduct an internal investigation / the importance of investigations
- Examine best approaches for conducting internal investigations, including investigation preparation planning, how to conduct witness interviews, and summarizing findings
- Address confidentiality and privilege concerns associated with internal investigations

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. With experience representing
employers before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, federal district courts across the country, Texas state courts, the EEOC, the Department of Labor, and the Texas Workforce Commission, Meghaan has the experience and, more importantly, the passion to handle companies' employment law needs. οΎ 

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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 RSVP By Deadline: $15Members - - - $25 Prospective Members & Guests After RSVP Deadline: $20 Members - - $30 Prospective Members & Guests
Time: 3:30pm-5:00pm General Meeting (*3:30pm-3:45pm Registration; 3:45pm-3:55pm Opening/Welcome; 3:55pm-4:55pm Program)
Location: IMPORTANT! JUNE LOCATION CHANGED To: CITY OF CONROE - CONROE TOWER - 300 W. Davis Street, Conroe, Tx.- 6th Floor
RSVP by: Wed. Jun 7, 2017
Speaker(s): Meghaan Madriz, Attorney
Organization: Haynes and Boone, LLP www.haynesboone.com
Sponsors:
RSVP:






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