Upcoming Events

April 23, 2014
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Webinar

Energy costs are a large part of today’s business operating expenses, but by understanding your energy procurement strategies, you can learn ways to reduce these costs. Attend this 60-minute webinar to determine if your electricity and natural gas purchasing processes are working effectively for...

April 29, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Lansing

Employers are being bombarded with lawsuits by salaried and hourly employees claiming pay and overtime violations – often in class action suits – seeking huge money damages. In many of these cases, salaried employees are even challenging their exempt status, which excludes them from overtime pay...

April 30, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Walsh College, Novi

Employers are being bombarded with lawsuits by salaried and hourly employees claiming pay and overtime violations – often in class action suits – seeking huge money damages. In many of these cases, salaried employees are even challenging their exempt status, which excludes them from overtime pay...

April 30, 2014
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Webinar

Just when you thought you understood Michigan's new personal property tax reform . . . it changed! The good news is that it has been significantly improved over the original version.

The 11-bill package - which had strong bipartisan and broad-based support - was signed into law by the...

May 1, 2014
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Webinar

Employers often overlook the importance of promptly investigating complaints of harassment and taking quick and appropriate corrective action. To limit potential liability, employers should immediately respond to complaints of harassment, violence or threats of violence, and discrimination. If...

May 6, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Michigan Chamber of Commerce

It’s the only day of the year that all the chambers of commerce in Michigan convene to talk about current legislative issues that affect Michigan’s business...

May 7, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Lansing

The Michigan Chamber has gathered leading expert attorneys, government officials, and top consultants with extensive knowledge and expertise to provide you with an update on the most current developments in the environmental arena. Don't miss this popular, top-notch seminar held only once every...

May 14, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Lansing

Over the past several years, there have been numerous changes to Michigan’s complicated unemployment compensation system. By attending this popular one-day seminar you will learn how Michigan’s unemployment compensation system works and how the recent changes impact your business. Your...

May 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Walsh College, Novi

Over the past several years, there have been numerous changes to Michigan’s complicated unemployment compensation system. By attending this popular one-day seminar you will learn how Michigan’s unemployment compensation system works and how the recent changes impact your business. Your...

May 22, 2014
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Webinar

As the national trend toward decriminalization of marijuana for medical and personal use continues, it is important to know how to deal with issues of substance abuse in the workplace. Whether in the context of medical treatment, recreational use, or addiction, employers must know how to prevent...

June 5, 2014
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Webinar

Responding to actual and perceived harassing behaviors is critical. Whether there was a formal investigation or not, an employee who was found - or may be - in violation of the company's policy on harassment ought to be subject to appropriate corrective action, up to and including termination....

June 9, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Country Club of Lansing

At the Country Club of Lansing, you will find a golf experience that is unequaled in the Lansing area. Named the "Lansing Golf Club," in 1908, the few acres of land in which 6 holes of golf and one club house stood, has become one of the premier golf courses in the State of Michigan.

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June 18, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Walsh College, Novi

Ongoing, results-driven employee training programs are critical for creating a motivated, skilled, and effective workforce. Internal training gets new employees off to a good start, retains existing talent, reduces turnover, helps coach and motivate employees, and provides relevant on-the-job...

June 18, 2014
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Webinar

Michigan businesses like yours routinely have difficulty keeping up with the latest changes in Michigan taxes and no time to figure out whether recent cases have any effect on tax planning. This webinar will bring you up-to-date on Michigan tax laws that could affect your business and provide...

June 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Lansing

Ongoing, results-driven employee training programs are critical for creating a motivated, skilled, and effective workforce. Internal training gets new employees off to a good start, retains existing talent, reduces turnover, helps coach and motivate employees, and provides relevant on-the-job...