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 August Dinner Event - Register today!
 2020 HRPBC Board of Directors Nominations - Nominate Below!
 2019 HR Florida Conference - August 25-28
 2019 Competitive Edge Series: Happy Hour for HR in Transition
 What's New to HRPBC in 2019!
 Review this quarter's Legislative Newsletter
 Service Member of the Month - See below!
 Connect with us on Social Media! Follow us, tweet up, and upload your favorite HRPBC video to YouTube! 








August 20 Dinner Event 

Title: "Religious and disability accommodations and avoiding discrimination in the workplace"
Speaker: David Miklas

David Miklas owns a Labor & Employment law firm and for 20 years he has practiced all types of labor and employment law exclusively representing Florida employers.

He has written hundreds of employment law articles, is a frequent employment law presenter and is a nationally recognized speaker and an invited guest lecturer addressing employment law and human resource issues with over thirty universities, including Harvard.

Mr. Miklas graduated from the University of Florida College of Law.





Applied for HRCI and SHRM Credits.

Pre-Meeting Workshop

Title: “FMLA: The Practical Side of FMLA Administration and ADA Compliance”
Speaker: Daris Freeman

Ms. Freeman has been with Unum Group since 2000 when they started the Leave Management Service. After more than 10 years in the operation developing the service, she moved to compliance and is currently Assistant Vice President and Counsel.  Ms. Freeman’s primary responsibility is to support Unum’s Leave Management Center which administers FMLA, ADA and over 200 complementary state laws.

Daris received her Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Covenant College, her Juris Doctor from the Nashville School of Law, and is licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee.  She is a certified trainer for SHRM and CE credit and is a frequent speaker on FMLA and ADA.



Applied for HRCI and SHRM Credits.

Open to members, student members and guests.
Location: Marriott West Palm Beach
Event Schedule: August 20, 2019
Pre-Meeting Workshop: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Networking and Registration: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dinner meeting and Presentation: 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm


Early Bird Registration (Through Wednesday, August 14):
Student Members-$26.50

Late Registration (Thursday, August 15-Monday, August 19) and Walk-In's (day of event):
Student Members-$26.50

Click here to Register!


Thank you to our Sponsor

2020 Board of Directors Nominations

It's that time of year again where HRPBC is calling all for nominations for the 2020 Board of Directors.  There are 3 open positions, Secretary and two Directors at Large. 

Deadline for submission of nominating forms is August 18, 2019. Forms should be sent to the Nominating Committee Chair-Brian Knapp by email:

Click here to get the Nomination Form.

2019 HR Florida Conference & Expo

Please visit the HR Florida Conference for more information and to register!

Click here for short video.

Early Registration Promo Code is:  ChapterLove

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2019 Competitive Edge Series: Happy Hour for HR in Transition

Happy Hour Monday: Click here for more info & to register!    

When: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM; Free Video Conference Call
What: 2019 Competitive Edge Series: Happy Hour for HR in Transition

Click here to view July, August & September 2019 offerings!

This blog has been established by Mike Powers, in partnership with the Panelists of the Competitive Edge Series.  Our blog’s purpose is to function as an interactive guide that will contribute toward upward mobility and career advancement for the progressive HR professional. All levels of HR Professionals are encouraged to participate as an anonymous or publicly seen HR Business Leader and or Contributing Writer.

What's New to HRPBC in 2019!

New to 2019 is a brand new location for our dinner events at the West Palm Beach Marriott at 1001 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. This location is conveniently located just east of I-95 off of Okeechobee Blvd. 

Plan your year with us! Visit our Year At A Glance page to learn more!

Service Member of the Month

HRPBC's Service Member of the Month features Brian R. Cox, USMC.  View his resume here!

Just a few of the Resources for SHRM Foundation’s Veterans at Work Certificate can be found here

  • Free Recruitment, Hiring, Retention & Engagement of Military Veterans Guidebook
  • PsychArmor Employer Courses for Hiring and Retaining Veterans
  • Employer FAQs and Resources for Employing Veterans
  • How to begin hiring Veterans (SHRM)
  • Why hiring Veterans makes good business sense

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