Gardner-Webb Hosting Human Relations Compliance and Trends Seminar

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Event Presented In Part By The Godbold School of Business

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb University’s Godbold School of Business along with the Employers Association and The Cleveland (Clev. Co., N.C.) Industrial Relations Association presents Employer Update: HR (Human Resources) Compliance and Trends.  The seminar designed for churches, business owners, managers, and HR professionals will be held Thursday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in GWU’s Tucker Student Center.

The purpose of the event is to help those who need risk management advice for their church or organization, while staying current with the latest employment related laws, regulations, and trends that might impact their business.  Topics include Drowning in a Sea of Change, Benefits Update (involves health care reform and DOMA) and Tales from the Crypt: What Keeps HR Up At Night.

Keynote speaker for the seminar will be Kenny Colbert, president of The Employer’s Association.  Based in Charlotte, N.C., The Employer’s Association has provided human resources and training services to organizations in the region for more than 50 years.  Colbert’s presentation will take place during lunch, which is a wrap up to the event at noon.

The seminar has been approved for 2.5 general recertification hours towards PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).  The program has met HRCI criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

Participants must pre-register no later than Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. and can do so by contacting Natetsa Lawrence in the Godbold School of Business at 704-406-2260 or by simply going online to  Standard cost to attend is $65.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University blends a liberal arts core curriculum with more than 55 specialized major and minor programs, a comprehensive academic experience grounded in a Christian environment of service, leadership, and intellectual freedom.