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    • 16 Aug 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Ridglea County Club
    • 41

    Sponsored by: 

    We will be voting on our newly updated bylaws at this meeting.   
    Members, review the summary and updated bylaws here and be prepared to vote.

    Event Details:
    Legal Hour -
    Earn 1.0 Hours of HR credit from HRCI and 1 PDC from SHRM
    Luncheon Meeting -
    Earn 1.0 Hours of HR BUSINESS credit from HRCI and 1 PDC from SHRM 
    Legal Hour
    10:15 am - 11:15 am

    Speaker:  Amber Rogers
    Topic:  Non Compete Agreements

    This session will cover highlights from recent cases in Texas concerning non-competes. Additionally, it will present tips for drafting non-compete and non-solicit agreements. It will also highlight some public policy concerns with non-compete agreements. This Legal Hour presentation is a must for Human Resources professionals when considering applicants currently subject to a non-compete from a former employer and for new-hires when the hiring employer is considering a non-compete as a condition of hire.

    Speaker Bio:

    Amber is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is a trial lawyer who has extensive experience representing and advising clients in traditional labor relations, such as collective bargaining, representation elections, decertification elections, unfair labor practice charges, arbitrating grievances, contract administration and interpretation, and union avoidance strategies. Amber also serves as the Hiring Partner for the firm’s Dallas office.

    Amber’s litigation experience also includes regularly representing clients in wage and hour collective and class actions, trade secrets and post-employment restrictive covenant disputes, and complex employment discrimination. Amber’s practice also focuses on defending employers before administrative agencies, such as the NLRB, EEOC, DOL, and OFCCP. Regarding the OFCCP, Amber’s work focuses on affirmative action work and audit defense, and advising and counseling clients on various diversity and inclusion policies and practices. 

    Amber is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, District of Columbia, the Northern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, and the Eastern District of Oklahoma.


    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Topic: Strategy, Execution and the Art of Saying No
    Speaker: Mike Coffey

    Many business leaders create annual, 3-year, 5-year and even 10-year plans for their organizations only to make excuses later for why they didn’t achieve what they hoped. In this presentation, entrepreneur Mike Coffey, SPHR will discuss the reasons many businesses’ strategies fail and demonstrate simple tools to keep your business focused and on track.

    Attendees will learn how to create a business plan and how to successfully execute the plan. Additionally, attendees will learn about being involved in the strategic planning process and being a business partner.

    Speaker Bio:

    Mike Coffey, SPHR, is a human resources consultant helping employers make successful hiring decisions. He is also president of Imperative Information Group, a Fort Worth-based background investigations firm he founded in 1999. 

    Mike is a sought-after conference speaker in the areas of employee selection, corporate investigations, background checks, and employers’ use of criminal history information. 

    Mike maintains his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute. He is also a Senior Certified Professional through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP). 

    Mike is a past-president of the Fort Worth Human Resource Management Association and currently serves as a District Director for Texas SHRM. He is also a board member for the Texas Association of Business, which is Texas’ state chamber of commerce. Mike is also a licensed private investigator (license A09357) and past director for the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators.

    Southwest Cobb Salad w/ Grilled Chicken
    Pecan Praline Cheesecake

    Meeting Location:

    Ridglea Country Club
    3700 Bernie Anderson Ave.
    Fort Worth, Texas 76116

    Reservations / Cancellations

    All registrations must be received before close of business on the Monday prior to the event.  Thereafter, a limited number of registrations will be accepted at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Please understand that you cannot be guarantee seat at the meeting if you do not register by the Monday preceding the event. If you can't make the event, please let us know 72 hours beforehand by sending an email to info@fortworthhr.org, so that we can cancel your registration. Otherwise, we will bill you for the reservation (we pay the venue based on the number of attendees reserved - including no-shows).

    Use of Materials

    By attending an event affiliated with Fort Worth HR (“FWHR”), attendees consent and agree to being photographed and/or videoed.  Attendees agree to allow FWHR to use, publish, and distribute their names, pictures, images, and voices (herein the “Materials”) for illustration, training, and/or marketing of FWHR, in any and all forms of media, including but not limited to FWHR’s website, Facebook and LinkedIn. Attendees waive any right to review or approve any use of the Materials, any written copy, or any finished product. Attendees will not receive any compensation or payment for FWHR’s use of the Materials and waive any rights, claims, or interest in the Materials.

    • 10 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 26 Nov 2018
    • 9:00 PM
    • UNT HSC

    Class Information:

    Monday nights from 6:00-9:00 PM

    September 10 - November 26

    UNT HSC, 3500 Camp Bowie, Carl Everett Bldg.  Room EAD 524

    Cost: $400 for members, $500 for non-members

    Materials Information:

    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)

    • 21 Sep 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Cendra Center

    The Strategic Mindset Conference

    Friday, September 21st

    6.0 Hours HRCI Business Credit (Pending)
       6 Hours SHRM PDC


    Cendera Center

    3600 Benbrook Hwy.

    Fort Worth, TX 76116



    Happy Hour to follow


    Topics Include:

    Emotional Intelligence - Alice Dendinger

    Accountability and Culture Transformation - Tony Bridwell

    The Power of Confident Communications – Jessica Rector

    Change Management - Julie Burch

    Project Management – Toni Early

    Strategic Thinking – Drew Jackson


    The FWHR HR Professional of the Year 
    will be awarded at this event.   

    Nominations are being accepted

    Conference Fee:

    $225 for members

    $250 for non-members

    Parking included in registration

  • Register

    Tarrant Area Food Bank Quality Control: Sort/Inspect/Repack Food

    Sat, Oct 6, 2018
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Tarrant Area Food Bank - 2600 Cullen Street Fort Worth, TX 76107
    CAREFUL! Some navigation apps indicate that you can travel north on Hwy 199 (Henderson) and turn left on Cullen and you are unable to do so due to construction. Please seek an alternate route.
    View Location Map 

    For safety reasons, all volunteers must wear:

    • Closed-toe shoes that cover the entire foot. Sneakers or boots are appropriate.
    • Jeans, long shorts and t-shirts are strongly recommended.
    • Short shorts and midriff tops are NOT appropriate.
    Parking, Etc.
    • Please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes early. 
    • Parking is available in the lot surrounding the building. If this lot is completely full, you may park along Cullen Street or in the parking lot at the 2525 Cullen TAFB Building across the street.
    • It is strongly recommended that you leave all personal belongings at home or in the trunk of your car. Tarrant Area Food Bank is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
    Volunteers are encouraged to consider making a donation of a “protein” food item such as peanut butter, canned meat, etc.  Food donation boxes are available at the Volunteer Sign-In Area for your convenience.

P O Box 100184
Fort  Worth, Texas 76185


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