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H.R. Update- IN PERSON!

  • Thu, August 12, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Ballroom III (Second floor of the Northern Center, formerly known as the University Center) on the campus of NMU in Marquette


Registration is closed

Note on location mask requirements: NMU continues to follow CDC guidance and requires masks for individuals who have not received the COVID-19 vaccination. Please be prepared to wear a mask!

Join us for our first post-covid event as we dive into the impacts of the Pandemic, relevant legal updates and considerations, trends in Medical and Health Benefits, the latest opportunities in financial benefits, and a variety of workforce trends including remote work, the diversity, equity, and inclusion movement, and some thoughts on what you can do to handle the talent shortage.

Thanks to our generous sponsor Michigan Planners, this event is free for all attendees. 


9:30 -  10:00 AM           Check-in, Networking, and Light Breakfast

10:00 -12:00 PM           Session 1:  HR Discussion on Hot-Topic Legal Topics

12:00 – 1:15 PM            Lunch Break  (On your own)

1:15 –  3:00  PM            Session 2: Taking Care of Your Team: Adapting Your Benefits in Changing Times


James Reid
Attorney at Law at Dinsmore, State Director for MISHRM.
James counsels business owners, serial entrepreneurs, C-suite executives, in-house counsel, and human resources directors to make strategic business decisions, from hiring to firing, while complying with the ever changing and overlapping laws, including the ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, NLRA, and Title VII. He brings a business and proactive approach to legal matters to help employers make strategic business decisions to minimize the potential for litigation and business disruption. Because he puts his name and reputation on every product and decision, he delivers advice to his clients in a no-nonsense fashion, which enables them to make the best decisions with clear and concise guidance.


Amy McGeorge
Managing Partner - Peoplr

Amy is the founder and managing partner of Peoplr, a global firm of Human Resources experts who deliver excellent consulting and services that drive business results. Amy has more than a decade of experience in Executive Search and 25+ years of experience leading HR consulting engagements for large companies such as Best Buy, AT&T, CSX, Sears Holdings, Kraft, Time Warner. She began her consulting work at Hewitt where she served as Managing Consultant for one of the firm’s largest clients. In addition to HR expertise, Amy brings significant executive experience to her work as she served as a C-level executive at Citigroup, where she was chief operating officer (COO). She is a frequent speaker to business leaders on the importance of engaging the right people to deliver strong business results.

*HRCI and SHRM CE Credits Available

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