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Simple Solutions to Avoid Fraud, Fines, and Fees - Why Paperwork Matters! October 31, 2017

Simple Solutions to Avoid Fraud, Fines, and Fees - Why Paperwork Matters!

Learn the "Musts" in Business Documentation


Tuesday, October 31, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (check-in and light breakfast 8-8:30 a.m.)
Hagerty Conference Center at the NMC Maritime Campus
715 East Front Street, Traverse City



Kate Greene, SPHR, GPHR
Co-founder and President of Human Resource Partners

Kate is a strategic partner with organizations to improve employee communication and performance
through training, systems implementation and one-on-one coaching. Kate’s clients include front-line
supervisors and middle managers, to senior executives, boards and owners in small to multi-million
dollar organizations. Throughout her career, Kate has focused on recruiting strong contributors and
developing managerial and leadership skills in the organizations and clients she supports.

Discussing the Dos and Don’ts of Personnel Files


Steve Palazzolo, J.D.
Senior Counsel, Warner, Norcross & Judd

Steve counsels clients on employee issues, policy development, NLRB, ADA, FMLA, FLSA and
international labor relations. His services extend to acquisitions, immigration, employee benefits,
campaign finance, employment litigation and civil rights. Steve represents numerous organizations in
the automotive supply industry, agriculture, finance, food processing, hospitality, manufacturing,
marketing and service industries, ranging from start-ups to large Fortune 500 clients. He advises
clients in the Midwest, United States, Asia, Europe and South and Central America. Steve is a
frequent speaker for industry organizations, including the Original Equipment Suppliers Association,
the Society for Human Resource Management and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Presenting on Beyond Personnel Files - the “essentials” in employee documentation
Neil MacVicar, J.D.
Vice President of the Michigan Health and Hospital Association’s
Unemployment Compensation Program

Neil is an attorney and serves as vice president of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association’s
(MHA) Unemployment Compensation Program. The MHA Unemployment Compensation Program
currently represents more than 300 employers throughout Michigan and in several other states in all
aspects of unemployment compensation claims and unemployment issues.
MacVicar has represented and consulted employers in unemployment compensation law matters for
more than 26 years. His work includes consultation with individual employers, representation at
unemployment hearings, and appellate representation up to the Michigan Court of Appeals and
Michigan Supreme Court.

Presenting on Managing Unemployment, including Fighting Fraud, Managing Claims for Part-Time
Employees, and Other Associated Costs
Who Should Attend:
Small business owners, office managers, accountants, multitaskers, and more.
$35 per person (includes workshop, materials, and a light breakfast)
               Register online. To pay by credit card complete the registration form first. After registration, you will be given the opportunity to pay by credit card or by check via mail.
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Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager