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  • Jul 19, 2013
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    Retirement Planning, It’s Not Just Financial  

    When experts refer to retirement planning, they are usually offering assistance on developing financial protection. However, just as important as money, is planning for healthcare. Both of these topics will be covered. Moderator: Larry Stone, Director of Safety, Rumpke Consolidated Co. Management II...More
  • Jul 19, 2013
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    Employee Motivation: When Salary Incentives are Unavailable  

    Keeping employees happy when salary increases are not an option requires employers to consider other incentives such as creating the right atmosphere, offering more work schedule flexibility, better benefits, and a long list of other ideas. Learn to "think outside the box." Moderator: Joe Sikorski, Vice President, TCF Equipment Finance Presentor: Kenneth Baylor, Vice President, Progressive Waste Solutions, Ltd....More
  • Jul 19, 2013
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    Keeping a Firing from Backfiring  

    While many employers have the right to fire employees at will, federal labor laws protect workers from being fired because of certain acts of discrimination or retaliation. Additionally, workers may be protected by state law, public policy, and contractual obligations, such as collective bargaining agreements. In 2011 and 2012 over 11,000 retaliation claims were filed in U.S. courts. This session is a must for all employers to know how to avoid termination pitfalls. Moderator: Edward Apuzzi, Regional Vice President, Roark Capital Group...More
  • Jul 19, 2013
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    New Technologies for Employee Management and Other Human Resource Information Systems  

    The use of electronic systems to manage human resources has become the standard, but which system is right for your company? A case study will be provided along with an analysis of how to select from available technology. Moderator: Bob Hyres, Senior Vice President, Waste Pro USA, Inc. Presenters: Larry Argiro, Vice President of Human Resources, Waste Pro USA, Inc. Bill Snyder, Chief Executive Officer, Information House, Inc...More
  • Jul 17, 2013
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    The Ever-Changing Employment Market  

    The desired talent in the waste industry is becoming increasingly difficult. Commodity rates for recycling are volatile such that companies hire one minute and fire the next. During economic hard times, professionals are more hesitant to move between companies. Soft real estate markets are affecting some candidates' willingness to move. Companies are "right-sizing" and requiring employees to perform the work of two people. Insights and suggestions to tackle these issues will be shared. Moderator:...More
  • Jul 17, 2013
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    National Labor Relations Act and Social Media: Protect Your Business  

    Social media can be used to enhance a company's business and increase communication with the public, but social media also can chill employee rights and lead to sexual harassment, discrimination, and other violations of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Learn what actions an employer may take to prevent these charges without violating employee rights under the NLRA. Moderator: George Wayne, Division Vice President - Southwest, Waste Connections, Inc. Presenter:...More
  • Jul 17, 2013
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    Dealing with Difficult People at Work  

    Dealing with difficult co-workers, bosses, customers,and vendors is never a pleasant experience, but kicking them is not an option and every workplace has this problem. Mastering the skills to overcome this difficulty can be rewarding and help increase your self-esteem and professional courage. This interactive session is a must for everyone. Moderator: Jane Dolezal, Safety and Compliance Director, Homewood Disposal Service, Inc. Presenter:...More

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