Hot Topics in Human Resources - HR Panel

When:  May 17, 2016 from 2:15 PM to 5:00 PM (PT)
Associated with  Puget Sound, Seattle, WA

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Hot Topics in Human Resources:

HR Panel and Afternoon Social at Bake's Place

Registration for the event will be from 2:15-3:00 pm

The Presentation will run from 3:00-4:00 pm

The Afternoon social is from 4:00-5:00 pm with light hors d'oervres served and a cash bar available.

Our May educational meeting will be an HR panel moderated by Stuart O'Farrell of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

The panel will consist of:

Kirsten Daniels, Attorney for Cairncross & Hempelmann

Tammy Vibbert, HR Manager for Lakeside Industries

Deborah Milter, Director of HR for HUB International

 Some topics for discussion:

  • Employee retention and motivation strategies
  • Shortage of skilled workers in the construction industry--how employers are dealing with this issue and what does the future bring?
  • 401k compliance issues--what employers need to know
  • ACA--what does the future hold?
  • DBE/MBE compliance issues--what are the challenges, successes?
  • Wellness and health care
  • Health care plans--are benefits being reduced? How are employers dealing with rising health care costs?
  • Worker Opportunity Tax Credits and how to benefit from them
  • Discrimination claims
  • How to communicate with employees in the field
  • Telecommuting in construction--what are the current trends?
  • Compensation issues

This event is being sponsored by Berntson Porter & Company, PLLC and will be held at Bake’s Place in Bellevue, WA.


Directions to Bake's Place:

Heading southbound on I-405
Take exit 13A for NE 4th St.
​Turn right onto NE 4th St.
​Turn left onto 108th Ave. NE
The venue is located on the corner of 108th Ave. NE & NE 2nd St. in the Columbia West building.  Parking is accessible on 107th off either 2nd or Main street

Heading northbound on I-405
Take exit 13A-13B toward NE 8th St./NE 4th St.
Keep left at the fork and follow signs for Bellevue Art Museum
​Turn left onto NE 4th St.
​Turn left onto 108th Ave. NE
The venue is located on the corner of 108th Ave. NE & NE 2nd St. in the Columbia West building.


Bake's Place
155 108th Ave NE
Bellevue, 98004

Pricing Information

Registration Price
CFMA-Member $45.00
Non-CFMA-Member $65.00