DATE

TOPIC

January 15
EEOC Guidance on Use of Arrest & Conviction Records in Employment Decisions.
Facilitator: Michael Whitlow Enforcement Mgr., U.S. EEOC Charlotte District Office
February 19
Practical Tips for Employers Who Use Background Checks in Employment Decisions.
Facilitator: Mason Alexander, Fisher and Phillips, LLP
March 19
Economic Development & Workforce Issues
Facilitator: Donny Hicks
April 16
Administrative Assistant’s Day
Speaker: Denise Price Thomas
Location: Gastonia Conference Center
Sponsor: The Employer Association
May 21
Variable Pay Program Management and Market Trends Compensation
Speaker: Jake Stewart, PHR Mgr. Comp and Research Services The Employers Assn.
Location: Belmont at Gaston College
June 18
Diversity – Leading the Way…Engaging Leadership
Speaker: Val Boston
Location: Belmont at Gaston College
July 16
Safety – Worker’s Comp Heat: Safety Cool Down
Speaker: Jake Jennings NEW
Location: Gastonia Conference Center
August 20
Learning Management System – Boot Camp
Speaker: Elizabeth Larkin
Location: Gastonia Conference Center
Sept. 17
Legislative Update
Speaker: Mason Alexander
Location: Gastonia Conference Center
October 15
Employee Turnover
Speaker: Kevin Roberge

Location: Gastonia Conference Center
November 19
Identity Theft in the Workplace and Its Impact on HR
Speaker: Scott Brooks, Harvard Risk Management
Location: Gastonia Conference Center
December 10
HRJeopardy
Speaker: Kenny Colbert
Location: Gastonia Conference Center