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    2012 NFIB & Jim Nys Present "Managing in Montana" State Sminar Tour coming to Kalispell

    Date: July 25, 2012, 8:15am – 4:30pm
    Jim Nys - NFIB
    Flathead Valley Community College
    AT 144 A & B located at 777 Grandview Drive.
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    Topics Covered::
    ·         Overview of Employment Relationships - "At Will" Employment, Contract Employment and Independent Contractors.
    ·         Avoiding Employment Discrimination - The Many Forms of Discrimination and How to Respond.
    ·         Wage and Hour Laws - When Has an Employee Worked and is Entitled to Pay? Who Must be Paid Overtime and Which Workers are Exempt.
    ·         Wrongful Termination in Montana - What Are the Best Practices for Employers Disciplining or Discharging Employees?
    ·         Attendance Management - Knowing When an Absence Must be Approved and When You Are Allowed to Say No. FMLA, Maternity, Military, Disability and Other Leaves.
    ·         Privacy and Employment - Drug and Alcohol Testing, Social Networking, Background Checking.
    ·         Unemployment Insurance- Understanding How Unemployment Decides Eligibility for Benefits and What Information They Need from the Employer.
    What's New this Year?
    ·         Association Discrimination, Cats Paw Liability, New EEOC Background Check Rules, New FMLA Rules, New Affirmative Action Rules, Revised Drug and Alcohol Testing, New NLRB Quick Election Rules
    Who Should Attend?
    ·         Individuals New to HR or New to HR in Montana
    ·         Managers or Supervisors Who Supervise Montana Based Employees
    ·         Seasoned HR Professionals Who Need an Update on Recent Changes

    Seminars Coordinated 
    by Personnel Plus! Consulting Services and taught by Jim Nys, SPHR, MPA.
    Registration Fees:
    ·         $99 Single-General Admission- $79 each, if two or more register at the same time from the same organization.
    ·         $79 NFIB Members. $59 each if two or more register at the same time from the same organization.
    ·         Retained Clients of Personnel Plus! - Please contact our office for complimentary registration information.
    How to Register:
    The Registration Website at will open May 28th, 2012. Questions should be directed to Jessica silvonen (

    2012 Schedule Document

    Workshop Agenda

    2012 Summer Tour Locations & Dates

    • Helena, June 14th
    • Bozeman, June 20th
    • Lewistown, June 27th
    • Kalispell, July 25th
    • Hamilton, August 1st (Pending)
    • Missoula, August 2nd
    • Butte, August 22nd
    • Great Falls, August 23rd
    • Billings, August 29th