Chapter 151

Upcoming events

    • Tue, October 12, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Lakeland Country Club 929 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803
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    TOPIC:   TBD

    SPEAKER: Mike Malfitano, Legal update for HR practitioners

    HRCI Credits:   1 SHRM and HRCI credit


    Speaker Bio: 

    Mike Malfitano is a senior labor attorney who assists employers in problem prevention and legal analysis of complex employment issues. He has represented employers in litigation and compliance cases involving every aspect of the employment relationship. He also represents employers in collective bargaining, arbitration, and union avoidance; and counsels employers with respect to Title VII and ADA compliance, employee benefits issues, affirmative action, and in structuring payroll and compensation programs.

    Mike practices in Tampa and Lakeland, and is a Managing Partner in Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, a national labor and employment law firm. He received his B.S. from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, and his law degree from Boston College Law School.

    Mike is a frequent lecturer at seminars for both employers and for other lawyers, and he has authored a number of labor law articles, books on ADA, FLSA and FMLA compliance; and a chapter of a book published by The Florida Bar on Labor Arbitration. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and Florida Super Lawyers.



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    • Tue, November 09, 2021
    • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Lakeland Country Club 929 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803
    • 68

    Topic Wage and Hour in 2021 and Beyond

    Lourdes Bahr is Emory University graduate and a former federal investigator for the Wage and Hour Division of the US Department of Labor. She began her career with the Department of Labor as a Wage Hour Investigator Tampa DO in 1997. As an investigator, she enforced a variety of Acts that included MSPA (Agriculture), Child Labor, Government Contracts, Fair Labor Standards, Family Medical Leave and the H program wage requirements for guest worker visas. She has been involved in several successful litigation cases playing key role in its favorable outcome for the US Department of Labor. She has also been awarded numerous Secretary Exceptional Achievement Awards for her work with agricultural workers and low wage earners.

    In additional, she serves as a trainer for the new investigator hires.

    Currently, she is the Community Outreach and Planning Specialist for the Wage and Hour Division of the US Department of Labor and travels throughout Central Florida providing federal labor law training.

    HRCI Credits:   1 SHRM and HRCI credit(s)


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Past events

Thu, August 19, 2021 August Dinner - Bingo!
Thu, July 22, 2021 July Dinner - Sheriff Grady Judd
Tue, June 08, 2021 June Breakfast - Congressman Scott Franklin
Tue, May 11, 2021 May Breakfast - Carl C Schuessler "The Great Reveal: Demystifying Healthcare Costs - The 6 Opportunities in Healthcare"
Tue, April 13, 2021 April Dinner - Chad Sorenson “Dealing with the Hazy Issue of Marijuana in the Workplace“
Tue, March 09, 2021 March Breakfast - J Lenora Bresler "Your Leadership Journey; The Seven Main Styles of Leadership"
Tue, February 09, 2021 February Dinner - “ What Has Happened in Lakeland Over The Past 18 Months“
Tue, January 12, 2021 January Breakfast - "Motivating Strategies for a Remote World"
Tue, December 08, 2020 Mid-Florida SHRM Holiday Party and Silent Auction
Thu, October 15, 2020 Expectations of Human Resources with Publix's VP of HR, Marcy Benton (Thursday, October 15 at 5:30 PM at the Lakeland Country Club)
Tue, September 08, 2020 September Dinner - BINGO Night!
Thu, August 13, 2020 August Meeting- "Updates/Changes to Form I-9 and E-Verify due to COVID-19"
Tue, July 14, 2020 July Meeting- "7 Step Engagement Plan to Raise Engagement Scores"
Tue, June 16, 2020 June Meeting- "Creating a Better Tomorrow by Eradicating Unconscious Bias"
Tue, May 12, 2020 May Breakfast - "Adapting To The COVID-19 Era - Complying With The Families First Coronavirus Response Act"
Tue, April 14, 2020 April Dinner - "Executive Expectations of HR"
Tue, March 10, 2020 March Breakfast - "Onboarding – Getting it Right from the Beginning"
Tue, February 11, 2020 February Dinner - "2020 HR Analytics and Employee Survey Trend Alert: What is Coming & How You Should Prepare"
Tue, January 14, 2020 January Breakfast - "The Yin and Yang of Positive Employee Relations"
Tue, December 03, 2019 Mid-Florida SHRM Holiday Party!
Tue, November 12, 2019 November Breakfast - "HR Hot Topics: What You Need to Know!"
Tue, October 08, 2019 October Dinner - "Legislative Update: Things Employers Need To Know"
Tue, September 10, 2019 September Breakfast - "Talent Recruitment and Retention"
Tue, August 13, 2019 August Dinner - Special Event!
Tue, July 09, 2019 July Breakfast - "C Suite Panel: What Should HR Be Doing Differently? Straight Talk with Local Leaders"
Tue, June 11, 2019 June Dinner - "Skating to the Puck: A Session on Strategic Thinking With A Little Hockey Thrown In..."
Tue, May 14, 2019 May Breakfast - "Diversifying Your Workforce with International Students "
Tue, April 09, 2019 April Dinner - "How You Can Make a Difference: Learn Advocacy and Civic Engagement"
Tue, March 12, 2019 March Breakfast - "Become the Driving Force for Performance and Productivity: Establishing HR in Business Operations"
Tue, February 12, 2019 February Dinner - "Bridge the Gap Between Employee and Manager"
Tue, February 12, 2019 February Special Event - "Effective Decision Making in Workforce Management "
Tue, January 08, 2019 January Breakfast - "Negotiate Better!"
Tue, December 11, 2018 December Holiday Party!
Tue, November 13, 2018 November Breakfast
Tue, October 09, 2018 October Dinner - Special Event!
Tue, September 11, 2018 September Breakfast
Tue, August 14, 2018 August Dinner
Tue, July 10, 2018 July Breakfast
Tue, June 12, 2018 June Dinner
Tue, May 08, 2018 May Breakfast


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