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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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Career Services

For more career services information, please see our Career Services page. To post your job listing or resume, please consider becoming a member.
Upcoming Programs
Date: Tue. Jun 12, 2018
Topic: *06/12/18 PROGRAM 1: MC-SHRM "MOST" PROGRAM 2:15pm-3:20pm (Members Only Special Topic) ========================================================================== ==========================================================================
MC-SHRM Members Planning to Attend BOTH (June 12th) Sessions - PLEASE RSVP for EACH SESSION
- MC-SHRM MEMBERS CAN EARN 2.0 HRCI/SHRM RECERTIFICATION CREDITS! ==========================================================================


"RIGHT ON THE MONEY: FLSA AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS"
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Navigating through the maze of the FLSA is no easy task for employers.οΎ  This presentation will address the intricacies involved in evaluating whether to consider personnel to be employees or independent contractors. Julia will also cover the risks involved if a person is misclassified as an independent contractor.

Participant Learning Objectives - Attendees will leave with an understanding of:
- FLSA's overtime, timekeeping and exemption requirements
- Missteps employers make in classification of workers as employees vs. independent contractors
- Recent FLSA cases and legal update
- Best practices for FLSA compliance


Julia Gannaway is a partner in the law firm of Lynn, Ross & Gannaway, LLP. Her practice is dedicated largely to employment law in the public sector. The firm represents only employers. The firm's office is located in Fort Worth but their clients are all around the State. Julia worked as an Assistant City Attorney in Odessa and Bryan before coming to work at the firm.

Ms. Gannaway advises clients on matters relating to investigations and disciplinary actions in Chapter 143 settings and non-Chapter 143 cities; matters relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act and Texas law regarding pay issues. Her practice involves representing clients before Federal and State courts, administrative hearings for civil service and TCOLE, and in EEOC/DOL investigations. She also moonlights as the author of numerous Public Information Act requests for rulings.

Julia is a 1991 graduate of Texas A&M in economics and obtained her JD from the University of Houston in 1994. She is also a member of the State Bar College.
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HRCI: This program has been submitted for pre-approval 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 BY DEADLINE:
FREE to MC-SHRM Members w/RSVP by Deadline
Time: 2:15pm-3:20pm MEMBERS ONLY (*Registration 2:00pm-2:15pm)
Location: JUNE LOCATION: CITY OF CONROE - CONROE TOWER - 300 W. Davis Street, Conroe, Tx - Council Chambers = 1st Floor
RSVP by: Tue. Jun 5, 2018
Speaker(s): *Julia Gannaway, J.D. - Partner
Organization: Lynn, Ross & Gannaway, LLP - - - LaborCounsel.net
Sponsors:
- RSVP No Shows Will Be Billed (Reservation Must Be Cancelled 3 Business Days Prior to Event Date)
RSVP:


Date: Tue. Jun 12, 2018
Topic: 06/12/18 PROGRAM 2: MC-SHRM GENERAL MEETING 3:30pm-5:00pm ========================================================================== ==========================================================================
MC-SHRM Members Planning to Attend BOTH June 12th Sessions - PLEASE RSVP for EACH SESSION
- MC-SHRM MEMBERS CAN EARN 2.0 HRCI/SHRM RECERTIFICATION CREDITS! ==========================================================================


#ME TOO: SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE
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In the wake of the #MeToo Movement, Human Resource professionals need to be aware of best practice to avoid liability and create a respectful work environment. This presentation will provide an update on harassment in the today's workplace and give practical advice for a proactive approach.

Participant Learning Objectives - Attendees will leave with an understanding of:
- What #MeToo means to your workplace
- Best practices for sexual harassment training
- HR's role in responding to sexual harassment complaints
- Increased likelihood of personal liability
- Confidentiality of settlement agreements


Julia Gannaway is a partner in the law firm of Lynn, Ross & Gannaway, LLP. Her practice is dedicated largely to employment law in the public sector. The firm represents only employers. The firm's office is located in Fort Worth but their clients are all around the State. Julia worked as an Assistant City Attorney in Odessa and Bryan before coming to work at the firm.

Ms. Gannaway advises clients on matters relating to investigations and disciplinary actions in Chapter 143
settings and non-Chapter 143 cities; matters relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act and Texas law regarding pay issues. Her practice involves representing clients before Federal and State courts, administrative hearings for civil service and TCOLE, and in EEOC/DOL investigations. She also moonlights as the author of numerous Public Information Act requests for rulings.

Julia is a 1991 graduate of Texas A&M in economics and obtained her JD from the University of Houston in 1994. She is also a member of the State Bar College.
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HRCI: This program has been submitted for pre-approval 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:
$15 Members - - - $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: JUNE LOCATION: CITY OF CONROE - CONROE TOWER - 300 W. Davis Street, Conroe, Tx - Council Chambers = 1st Floor
RSVP by: Tue. Jun 5, 2018
Speaker(s): Julia Gannaway, J.D.
Organization: Lynn, Ross & Gannaway, LLP - - - LaborCounsel.net
Sponsors:
- RSVP No Shows Will Be Billed (Reservation Must Be Cancelled 3 Business Days Prior to Event Date)
RSVP:






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