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    Equal Employment Opportunity – Updates and Current Trends

    Date: September 15, 2015, 8:30am – 2:00pm
    NMI Chapter - SHRM
    Charley's Cabaret, Pacific Islands Club (PIC)
    $30 SHRM Members / $40 Non-SHRM Members
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    Equal Employment Opportunity – Updates and Current Trends: Topic at August SHRM Meeting

    (The meeting will also include presentations by NMPASI and FEMA)

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) NMI Chapter is pleased to have Ms. Glory Gervacio, Director of the EEOC’s Honolulu Office presenting at its September general membership meeting on the topic of “Equal Employment Opportunity – Updates and Current Trends.” This will be a special half-day program that will discuss current EEO issues to include increase retaliation, varied sexual discrimination and harassment, arrests and court records, LGBT protections and  other topics of concern.  Ms. Gervacio will provide information on the rights of employees and how businesses can avoid discrimination and create a better workplace for all.  She will also be available to answer questions. 

    During lunch Mr. James Rayphand, President of the Northern Marianas Protection and Advocacy System, Inc. (NMPASI) will explain the functions of NMPASI and how it can work with HR and management staff for the best interests of the companies and employees with special needs.  Mr. Rayphand’s presentation will be followed by Ms. Susan Langhoff, FEMA Private Sector Liaison, who will discuss Business Continuity and Preparedness as part of our community’s recovery efforts.

    This half day meeting will be held at the Pacific Islands Club (PIC) Charley’s on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm.

    This presentation is open to the public and will be an invaluable opportunity for employers and HR professionals and staff to gain a range of information on two topics of particular interest to our businesses and our Community. 

    The presentation includes the delicious PIC lunch buffet and morning snacks and drinks at the cost of $30 for SHRM members and $40 for non-members.  Seats are limited, so reserve your seat by contacting Micah Parico-Acuavera by phone at 234-1795 or by e-mail at or by e-mail to Frank Gibson at

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, and more than 575 affiliated chapters. The NMI Chapter is affiliated with the national organization.  For more information about the NMI Chapter, you can visit their website at

    This is a Half-day Presentation:

    Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015

    Venue:  Pacific Islands Club (PIC) - Charley's

    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 pm (includes morning snacks/drinks and lunch)

    Cost:  $30 SHRM Members, $40 Non-SHRM Members

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