38th Annual International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) Employee Benefits Symposium @ Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Sep 8 – Sep 11 all-day

Katherine Hesse will be one of the 2019 keynote speakers at the ISCEBS. For over 38 years, the Symposium has been the must-attend event for thousands of corporate benefits professionals. Designed with a variety of U.S., Canadian and globally oriented sessions, the Symposium is an unparalleled opportunity to learn from and alongside hundreds of industry colleagues, experts and leaders. Solution-oriented workshops, discussions, case studies and strategic sessions offering practical, timely takeaways are designed with your professional needs in mind.

2019 Topics


  • What’s Next for the Global Economy?
  • U.S. Legislative Update
  • Canadian Legal/Legislative Update
  • U.S. Legal Update
  • Medical Cannabis in the U.S. and Canada:  What’s New and What’s Next?
MMHR Fall Conference @ Hotel Northampton
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am – Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm

The Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources association will hold its third annual Fall Conference on Sept. 12 and 13 at the Hotel Northampton.

Topics will include diversity in the municipal workplace; classification and compensation; electronic on-boarding; records retention; marijuana in Massachusetts; labor laws; and policies that all human resources directors must have.

The two-day conference will feature multiple workshops, including a breakout session with municipal HR 101 and HR 202 versions running concurrently for veteran HR personnel and those who are newer to the profession.

Following the success of the last two years, the 2019 conference will be held in a larger venue to accommodate all interested members.

The event is at the Hotel Northampton. The room rate is $149 per night. Members must call 413-584-3100 and mention the MMHR room block to get the discount.

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For Massachusetts employers, the South Shore Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Advisory Group and Government Affairs Committee held a Paid Family and Medical Leave law session conducted by the Department of Family and Medical Leave (“DFML”). The session was led by Mike Doheny, Undersecretary of Department of Labor and Workforce Development and General Counsel to the Secretary of Labor, Greg Norfleet, Deputy Director of Operations, and Mary Tibma, Manager of Stakeholder Engagement.  Also in attendance was Bob Foley, Chief Operating Read More

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