Workshop: “Managing in Montana – Critical Information for Employers,” 8/10/2016

Montana employers are required to follow Montana employment rules which are often more restrictive than the requirements of federal law and other states.

Join Personnel Plus for a day of learning and discussions on the rights and responsibilities of Montana employers as they tackle every day and unusual issues that arise in the employment relationship.

MANAGING IN MONTANA:
CRITICAL INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
8:15am to 4:30pm

Holiday Inn Express, Belgrade
309 W. Madison, Belgrade, MT

Cost: Starts at $109
(discounts for 2+ attendees and NFIB members)

>> CLICK HERE to register


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

In addition to a discussion of the new rules on overtime exemptions, the following topics will be covered:

  1. How will the new overtime rules affect my business?
  2. Which of my employees are going to be exempt from overtime?
  3. What are my responsibilities when an employee exhibits poor performance or conduct due to medical or disability-related issues?
  4. What are the rules for conducting employee background and reference checks?
  5. When is drug and alcohol testing of my employees allowed?
  6. How do I ensure my employees are legal to work?
  7. Can I ask an employee to take a polygraph test if they are suspected of theft?
  8. Can I refuse to hire someone if they are related to a current employee?
  9. When am I required to abandon or modify my rules for employees with disabilities or religious conflicts?
  10. When am I required to give employees time off?
  11. What special handbooks policies are recommended for Montana-based employees?
  12. Can I use social media to check out an employee or candidate for unusual behavior?
  13. How do I deal with employees who have medical marijuana cards?
  14. Do I have to rehire people who previously quit my job?
  15. What justification do I need to terminate someone’s employment?

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

Michelle Edmunds holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from The University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. Michelle is certified as a “Senior Professional in Human Resources” by the Human Resource Certification Institute, a Certified Senior Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and has been working in the field of Human Resources since 2007.

Jim Nys has been a Human Resource Management Consultant for Personnel PLUS! Consulting Services, in Helena since 1987. Nys holds a Masters degree from the University of Montana and is certified as a “Senior Professional in Human Resources” by the Human Resource Certification Institute, a Certified Senior Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a Certified Staffing Professional by the American Staffing Association. He also holds a Masters in Public Administration degree. He has been recognized as the Helena Small Business of the Year (2010), the NFIB Small Business Champion (2012) and the Helena Chamber of Commerce’s Business Person of the Year (2014).

QUESTIONS? Contact Jim Nys at jnys@personnel-plus.com.