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Professional Enrichment Programs 2017

 Center for Human Resource Studies

Professional Enrichment Programs Spring 2017

Current Issues in Human Resources and Labor Relations 

Our professional enrichment seminars enable you to learn directly from qualified HRM/LR professionals, attorneys and others. They share their experiences and insights with you in the classroom, or at outside conferences.

Attend a minimum of four seminars during the academic year to earn a certificate in Current Issues in Human Resources Management.  Certificates are distributed at a Center ceremony at the end of the academic year.

There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is required unless you are a student of the class where the presentation takes place. 

 For information and to register, call 516-686-7722 or email shrm@nyit.edu. All programs are co-sponsored by the NYIT Student SHRM Chapter


Old Westbury Campus

Current Trends in Managing A Global Workforce

Lorelei McGlynn, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CPA, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources and Financial Operations, Henry Schein, Inc.

At this session the senior HR executive of a Fortune 500 Company will provide insight into the company’s global strategies and the implicationsfor HR management. Ms. McGlynn will also discuss how trends in technology, working remotely, millennials in the workforce, team development, and corporate responsibility policies, and other areas are affecting the company’s approach to HR practice and policy.

Wednesday, March 8, 5:45-7:30 pm, Room 516, 500 Building [HRMT-744, Kroumova]

Navigating the Fair Labor Standards Act

Irv Mijjoner, Long Island District Director, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

When promulgating employer policies and preparing employment handbooks it is imperative that the HR professional be intimately familiar with the components of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  This presentation will cover essential minimum wage, overtime, child safety, exempt and non-exempt employee requirements, as well as enforcement and compliance practices under the FLSA.

Saturday, March 11, 11 am – 12:30 pm, Schure Hall, DL-4  (HRMT-875, Bienstock)  


The Role of the NLRB in Today’s Workplace

Teresa J. Poor, Assistant Regional Director, National Labor Relations Board, Region 29

At this session you’ll learn how the National Labor Relations Board protects the rights of workers to organize and be represented by a union of their choice.  The steps involved, options available to employees and employers, and conduct of representation elections are explained, as are the evolving law and practices relating to the contemporary workplace.

Thursday, April 6, 6:00-7:30 pm, Room 118, Harry Shure Hall.  (HRMT 733, Prof. Applewhaite)


A Day in the Life of a Labor Relations Director      

Joe Libertelli, Director of Labor and Employee Relations, Nassau University Medical Center

Have you considered a career in labor/employee relations? Why is this a critical role in an organization? How do you balance the competing interests in negotiations and resolving disputes? What is involved in the day-to-day, ever-varying workday? Mr. Libertelli, who has experienced labor relations from both the labor and management side, will explain why good labor-management relations are vital, and the role of the labor relations professional in a hospital system promoting productive, collaborative and effective teamwork among and between all tiers of the organization including outside regulatory agencies.

Thursday, April 20, 6:00-7:15 pm, Schure Hall, Room 118 [Prof. Applewhaite, HRMT-714]


Employee Handbooks:  10 Mistakes to Avoid

David A. Robins, Esq. Lipman & Plesur, LLP

The contents of an employee handbook must be consistent with the law and company policies. This session will provide participants with guidance to avoid common, but potentially devastating, drafting errors. The speaker will also address recent developments in the law impacting on employee handbooks.

Saturday, April 22, 11 am – 12:30 pm, Schure Hall, DL-4  (HRMT-875, Bienstock)  


SHRM-LI Human Resources Annual Conference and Exhibitors Showcase

Friday, May 5, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, NY

Join us for an exciting daylong conference that features workshops on timely current HR and business issues, numerous vendor exhibits, and the opportunity to network among the several hundred HR professionals who attend.   As part of the NYIT delegation, you’ll receive a pre-conference overview on how to make the most of your experience.  A limited number of students will be selected to represent NYIT at the conference and will receive a scholarship covering all conference registration fees.  For additional information, contact the Center for HR Studies at 516-686-7722, or email Dr. Richard Dibble at rdibble@nyit.edu. 

Manhattan Campus

Navigating the Fair Labor Standards Act

Irv Mijjoner, Long Island District Director, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

When promulgating employer policies and preparing employment handbooks it is imperative that the HR professional be intimately familiar with the components of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  This presentation will cover essential minimum wage, overtime, child safety, exempt and non-exempt employee requirements, as well as enforcement and compliance practices under the FLSA.

Saturday, March 11, 11 am – 12:30 pm, EGGC  Room 708 (HRMT-875, Bienstock)  

 

Issues in Managing the Expatriate Workforce 

Donald G. Dowling, Jr. K&L Gates, LLP

 Use of expatriate assignments is a standard practice in a global business, though it involves multiple issues, ranging from training, to compensation and taxation, to the nature and duration of the assignments. At this session, a attorney who specializes in global employment law will discuss  “Expatriate structuring, expatriate dismissals and expatriate duty of care.”

 Thursday, March 16, 5:45-7:30 pm. Room 820, 16W61st St. [HRMT-744, Kroumova]

 

Field Trip to ADP’s Innovation Lab

April 12, 2:00-4:00 pm

 WOW will be your reaction to watch to see during a visit to this lab in Manhattan, where you’ll learn how ADP is developing the technology and software that supports the HR function and enables it to perform as a strategic business partner.  You leave with an understanding of how HR is being transformed, and of the innovation processes. ADP is a comprehensive global provider of cloud-based human capital management systems that unite HR, payroll, talent, time, tax, and benefits administration.

 Space is limited so register early, by emailing Ms. Pat Brustman at shrm@nyit.edu You will need a picture ID and will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement to participate.

 

Employee Handbooks:  10 Mistakes to Avoid

 David A. Robins, Esq. Lipman & Plesur, LLP

The contents of an employee handbook must be consistent with the law and company policies. This session will provide participants with guidance to avoid common, but potentially devastating, drafting errors. The speaker will also address recent developments in the law impacting on employee handbooks.

Saturday, April 22, 11 am – 12:30 pm,  EGGC, Room 708  (HRMT-875, Bienstock


Resolving Discrimination Disputes Through Mediation

Christopher M. Kwok Supervisory ADR Coordinator, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [EEOC], NY District Office

 The EEOC provides a mediator to help resolve many of the employment discrimination claims brought by employees, former employees, and applicants. It believes this is a fair and efficient process. At this session an EEOC mediator will explain how and why mediation works, and provide examples from actual disputes.

Monday, April 24, 6-7:30 pm.  26 W 61 St, Room 207 [HRMT-708, Prof. Applewhaite]


For more information and to register, call 516-686-7722 or email shrm@nyit.edu or wninehan@nyit.edu.

All programs are co-sponsored by the NYIT Student SHRM Chapter.  






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