Presented by Cynthia Bremer or David McKinney
To register: When Religion and Work Collide
Religious accommodations continue to be an area of uncertainty for employers. What constitutes a religious belief? What is a reasonable accommodation and an undue hardship in a given context? This presentation will provide an overview of the law of religious discrimination and accommodation obligations, the EEOC’s position, recent case developments, and best practices and training tips.
Cynthia Bremer is the managing shareholder of the Minneapolis office of Ogletree Deakins. Cynthia has extensive experience in employment law and complex litigation matters. In addition to practicing in Minnesota, Cynthia has also practiced law in North Dakota and continues to practice law there today.
David McKinney is an associate attorney in the Minneapolis office of Ogletree Deakins. David has experience with complex disputes involving primarily labor and employment-related issues, including ERISA and non-ERISA employee benefits matters. He partners with clients to identify and implement strategies and best practices, assess and manage compliance-related risks, and navigate the complex array of rules, regulations, and laws.
Educational luncheons are free for FMHRA members & student members.
Non-members: Please register and submit payment one week prior to the meeting. $30 charge per meeting.
Student non-members: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend. Your first meeting is free of charge.
Presented by Julie Kowalski
To register: Intelligent Delegation: The Art and Science of Delegating Effectively
Do you feel stressed and overloaded? Do you find yourself saying “It’ll be quicker if I do it myself?” If so, then you need to brush up on your delegation skills as effective delegation is a key to success! Come hear speaker extraordinaire, Julie Kowalski of the Spizzerinctum Group, share not only the 12 traps of delegation and the secrets to Effective Delegation, but also how to delegate not only downward, but upward and across.
This is an opportunity for you to engage with fellow HR professionals and learn new tools that you can immediately apply to see immediate results!
Julie Kowalski is a seasoned thought leader, consultant, executive coach, superb facilitator and an energetic, and spirited professional trainer. Julie has gained valuable insight and acumen into the science of what it takes to start and run successful businesses as well as the art of earning and retaining customer and employee loyalty.
Julie maintains working relationships with a wide variety of business owners and executives from small family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Julie was named one of the “World’s Most Creative Thinkers” by bestselling author Seth Godin and she possesses over 25 years of first hand business experience.