October Legal Update & Luncheon
EVENT DETAILSLegal Hour 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Topic: How to Survive a DOL FMLA AuditSpeaker: Julie Ross
Are you ready if the DOL knocks on your door? FMLA audits and on-site investigations are on the rise. Julie will discuss her work with an employer on a recent FMLA audit and will share tips and recommendations on what to expect, how to respond, and how to prepare before the DOL knocks on your door. A current FMLA policy, well-documented processes, documented communications with employees about FMLA, certifications, required postings and other disclosures, are just some of the FMLA details Julie will discuss in this informative presentation.
Julie is a partner in the law firm of Ross | Gannaway, PLLC in Fort Worth. Her law practice is devoted solely to employment law, and she represents employers and management in both the public and private sector. Julie’s practice emphasizes all aspects of employment law including assisting clients on FMLA, FLSA and ADA issues; assisting clients against claims such as wrongful discharge, employment discrimination and harassment under Title VII, ADA, ADEA and other employment statutes; training in all areas of employment law; and investigation of employee complaints. Julie has a J.D. with honors from Texas Tech University and a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Topic: 401(k) and Fiduciary Liability. What you should know. Speaker: April Rice
How much do you know about the Fiduciary Responsibilities you have as a trustee on your company's 401(k) plan? April Rice will walk you through the Fiduciary Guidelines and discuss some real life scenarios that you may come across. We will have a discussion on ways to interpret the Department of Labor's loose language, such as what they mean by the words reasonable, in the best interest of, and diversified investments. April will also discuss the ways in which trustees, fiduciaries, and businesses as a whole can protect themselves from a Fiduciary standpoint, and what types of documentation you should have ready, should the DOL ever show up at your door to look into your 401(k) plan.
April Rice is a Certified Insurance Counselor with seven years of experience in the commercial insurance industry. During those seven years, she has also worked extensively with her customers on 401(k) plans and the fiduciary responsibilities that come along with providing a 401(k).
April's entire seven years in insurance has been spent at Sentry Insurance, with positions as both Account Manager and 401(k) Specialist. She holds licenses as a Property and Casualty producer as well as a Life and Health Producer. She earned her designation as a CIC in 2016 and continues to pursue additional designations.
Prime Rib on Sourdough Roll
Red Velvet Cake
Ridglea Country Club
3700 Bernie Anderson Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76116
Reservations / Cancellations
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Use of Materials
This PEG discusses recruiting best practices, challenges, and the latest trends in both agency and corporate environments. Meetings are held every other month and include a variety of topics: sourcing strategies, candidate and hiring manager experiences, employer branding, social media recruiting, leveraging technology to source candidates, salary negotiations, and much more!
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This PEG seeks to add variety with meetings hosted every other month at alternating locations by alternating leaders. Whether you are a generalist or manager in the HR department or you are the HR department, we will discuss relevant and current topics as it relates to HR practices. Topics will include the realm of HR competencies, trending practices, hot news to know and open floor discussions.
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This PEG meets monthly to discuss relevant, current topics as it relates to the world of compensation and benefits. We are a group of HR professionals of different levels of experience and diverse backgrounds. Topics include FMLA, pay practices and policies, benefits administration and more!
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November Legal Update & Luncheon
EVENT DETAILSLegal Hour 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Speaker: TBDTopic: TBD
Topic: TBD Speaker: TBD
Artichoke Grilled Chicken Breast w/ Roasted Pineapple Relish
Mixed Grain Pilaf & Seasonal Vegetables
White & Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake
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December Holiday Luncheon
Raffle Ticket Pre-Orders
Pre-Order your raffle tickets for this year's Annual Holiday Party! We have select groupings of raffle tickets available for pre-order. Use multiple registrations to order as many tickets as you need and pick up the tickets with your name badge the day of the party.
Avoid the lines and buy your tickets today!
Ticket sales benefit Diamond Hill Elementary.
Come join us for our annual holiday luncheon. At this event, we bring already purchased gifts and then auction off those gifts to each other via raffle tickets bought at the event. All proceeds go to Diamond Hill Elementary, who will be in attendance. It's always a sellout so join us for this exciting event!
2019 Board installation
Diamond Hill Elementary Choir, Singing Eagles
Professional headshot photos for LinkedIn and FWHR website
Raffle - tickets will be available for purchase
Prizes for the raffle will be accepted on the day of the event. The more tickets you buy the greater the chances to win.
Monday nights from 6:00-9:00 PM
February 25 - May 6
Location: UNT HSC, 3500 Camp Bowie, Carl Everett Bldg. Room EAD 524
Cost: $400 for members, $500 for non-members
HRCP materials will be utilized (these may be used for the SHRM certifications as well)
FWHR discount available for materials
Printed with flash cards $304.64
Online materials with flash cards $216.34
Both printed and online materials $392.94 (details on purchasing these materials will be available to those who register)
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