Sponsored by the Texas Municipal Human Resources Association.
The Texas Municipal Human Resources Association (TMHRA) is an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League.

July 31, 2013
Pearland High School - Searcy Ninth Grade Campus
Pearland

September 13, 2013
MCL Grand Theater, Recital Hall
Lewisville

September 18, 2013
Abilene Civic Center
Abilene

Are you a human resources professional relatively new to the field, or are you simply interested in a refresher on particular subjects?

If you answered "yes" to one of those questions, the Nuts and Bolts Seminar is just for you! You'll receive plenty of practical information that will help you implement and maintain successful human resources programs in your organization. Specialists in several areas of human resources management will present dynamic, interactive sessions where you can ask questions, have discussions with your peers, and learn together.

Three sessions of "Nuts and Bolts of HR in the Public Sector" will be held around the state, and presenters will be listed in the final agenda issued at each location.

Tentative Agenda

(Speakers and sessions are subject to change.)
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Health Care Reform: Are You Ready?

This session will provide a summary overview of health care reform, requirements for 2014 and beyond, and a checklist of items to ensure your organization is compliant moving forward to meet deadlines, notices, and fee requirements.

Oh! The Tangled Web We Weave: Managing Employee Leave (ADA, FMLA)

Managing employee leave can be complicated and cumbersome when the leave falls into several legal categories that overlap one another. Speakers will guide you through successful management of those claims to ensure you are compliant with all the laws that could be impacted.

Compensation: Management and Maintenance of Pay Systems in Challenging Times

This session will discuss tips and best practices for aligning your compensation strategy with your business needs during these challenging times as we recover from the recession.

Lunch (provided)

Employee Investigations: Best Practices

Investigations can be a nightmare, but this unique session will explore the intricacies of conducting them. Processes and techniques to help conduct a fair and credible investigation will be explained.

To Pay or Not To Pay…That Is the Question: FLSA in the Public Sector

This session will walk you through the basics of FLSA in the public sector—ensuring your policies, practices, and postings are compliant—as well as problematic areas most often faced by entities.

GENERAL INFORMATION

REGISTRATION

The registration fee includes tuition, lunch, and refreshment breaks.

Pearland – July 31
Register by July 17 to receive the discounted early registration fee of $50 (TMHRA members) and $125 (non-members).
For registrations received after July 17, the registration fee is $175 (for both members and non-members). In order to qualify for the TMHRA member rate, you must have joined TMHRA prior to July 1.

Lewisville – September 13
Register by August 28 to receive the discounted early registration fee of $50 (TMHRA members) and $125 (non-members).
For registrations received after August 28, the registration fee is $175 (for both members and non-members). In order to qualify for the TMHRA member rate, you must have joined TMHRA prior to September 1.

Abilene – September 18
Register by September 4 to receive the discounted early registration fee of $50 (TMHRA members) and $125 (non-members).
For registrations received after September 4, the registration fee is $175 (for both members and non-members). In order to qualify for the TMHRA member rate, you must have joined TMHRA prior to September 1.

CANCELLATION AND SUBSTITUTION POLICY

If you are registered and cannot attend, we encourage you to send a substitute. If you cannot send a substitute, a $45 cancellation fee will be assessed if written cancellation is emailed to acct@tml.org by cutoff dates (Pearland: July 17; Lewisville: August 28; and Abilene: September 4). No refunds will be honored after these respective dates.

HOTEL INFORMATION

To make overnight accommodations, please call the hotel directly.

Pearland

The meeting will be held at the Pearland High School - Searcy Ninth Grade Campus (3775 South Main, Pearland, TX 77581).

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pearland
1702 Main Street, Pearland, TX 77581
281-997-2600

Lewisville

The meeting will be held at MCL Grand Theater, Recital Hall (100 North Charles Street, Lewisville, TX 75057).

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Lewisville
785 State Highway 121 Bypass, Lewisville, TX 75067
972-459-4600

 

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
780 East Vista Ridge Mall Drive, Lewisville, TX 75067
972-459-8000

 

Hampton Inn & Suites
2650 Lake Vista Drive, Lewisville, TX 75067
972-315-3200

 

Courtyard by Marriott
2701 Lake Vista Drive, Lewisville, TX 75067
972-316-3100

Abilene

The meeting will be held at the Abilene Civic Center (1100 North 6th Street, Abilene, TX 79601).

Residence Inn by Marriott Abilene
1641 Musgrave Boulevard, Abilene, TX 79606
325-677-8700

 

Hampton Inn near University Abilene
3526 West Lake Road, Abilene, TX 79601
325-673-4400

 

Comfort Suites University Abilene
1902 East Overland Trail, Abilene, TX 79601
325-672-0338

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Let us know on the registration form if you need special assistance of any kind. WE WANT TO HELP! In order to respond to any special request, we would appreciate as much advance notice as possible. Thank you.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT (CEU)

Elected officials participating in the Texas Municipal League Institute (TMLI) program will receive credit for this workshop. CEU forms will be available on site at the registration desk.

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions or need additional information, feel free to contact the TML Affiliate Services Department at 512-231-7400 or tmhra@tml.org.

REGISTER NOW (Click the meeting location/date for the online registration)

  1. Register online for the Nuts and Bolts Workshop, Pearland–July 31, 2013.
  2. Register online for the Nuts and Bolts Workshop, Lewisville–September 13, 2013.
  3. Register online for the Nuts and Bolts Workshop, Abilene–September 18, 2013.
  4. Download a .pdf version the registration form and mail form and payment to:
    TML Administrative Services
    1821 Rutherford Lane, Suite 400
    Austin, TX 78754-5128