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New NLRB Chairman will headline Inland’s HR Management Conference

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Phillip Miscimarra
Phillip Miscimarra

Philip A. Miscimarra—appointed chairman of the National Labor Relations Board by President Donald Trump on April 24—will be the featured speaker at Inland’s Human Relations Management Conference Wednesday, May 17.

HR Management Conference attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to learn about the NLRB’s future approach to the many issues affecting newspapers from Chairman Miscimarra himself at this session.

Philip Miscimarra was first appointed by President Obama to the NLRB in April 2013 and approved unanimously by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension. He was confirmed by the full Senate in July 2013.

For Chairman Miscimarra, the talk at the HR Management Conference will represent a homecoming to Chicago, where from 1987 to 2005 he was a labor and employment attorney with Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Seyfarth Shaw’s expert labor and management-side attorneys will speak on the many issues facing newspaper human relations professionals during an entire afternoon session on Tuesday, May 16.

Here’s the agenda for that legal briefing with the Seyfarth Shaw attorneys who will be tackling each topic:

The Trump Administration and Hot HR Issues that May be Keeping You Up at Night, presented by Camille Olson

Health Care Update and What’s Ahead, presented by Ben Conley

Pay Equity: State and Federal Compensation Issues, presented by Christine Hendrickson

Union Organizing and NLRB Issues, presented by Michael Rybicki and Kyle Hartman

Answers to Your Most Important Day-to-Day HR Questions, presented by Condon McGlothlen

Other urgent HR issues that will be addressed at these scheduled sessions:

Beyond Team Building: Using a systems approach to improve team effectiveness and impact the bottom line.

The Basics of Lean Thinking and Six Sigma: Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of your operations and business process management.

Recruiting for Sales: Learn how to hire the top sales people and what separates the high achievers from the mediocrity of the masses?

Managing Up: The importance of consciously working for the mutual benefit of yourself and your boss

Employer Branding: Your employment brand can speak volumes about your workplace culture and values

Best Practices Group Discussions on retirement funding, deferred benefits, performance evaluations in light of wage freezes, work force reductions and integrating staffs after consolidation and more.