SOURCE: Valley of the Sun Human Resource Association (VSHRA)

April 17, 2012 12:05 ET

VSHRA Announces Its Spring Events for Human Resource Professionals

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - Apr 17, 2012) - Valley of the Sun Human Resource Association (VSHRA) (, a premier provider of HRCI accredited events, will host the VSHRA April All Area Lunch Meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:15 a.m., and the Law and Legislative Action Committee Spring Workshop on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. To register for these events, use the online registration links on the VSHRA web site by clicking on the following link or pasting it onto your web browser:

VSHRA All Area Lunch Meeting:

Join VSHRA at the Phoenix Country Club for the April All Area Luncheon to hear Lisa Horn, SHRM's primary spokesperson on workplace flexibility as she shares her keen insights on the benefits of Workplace Flexibility and learn about HR Public Policy Initiatives under the current administration. The event location is 2901 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85014

Workplace flexibility has become a key business strategy to leverage the talents and skills of today's increasingly diverse, aging, and multi-generational workforce. In this session, you will learn how flexible work arrangements such as job sharing, flexible scheduling, phased retirement, and telecommuting can drive employee engagement, productivity, retention, and benefit your organization's bottom line.

Law and Legislative Action Committee Spring Workshop:

The VSHRA Law & Legislative Action Committee ("LLAC") is sponsoring its annual spring workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to raise awareness among employers and the Human Resource (HR) community about legal and regulatory issues and risks. The workshop location is at the Phoenix Corporate Tower, 3003 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012.

Daryl Davis-Ferra, Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist, Phoenix District Office, Department of Labor, will speak on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (exempt/nonexempt classifications and overtime issues).

Mary Jo O'Neill, Regional Attorney, Phoenix District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), will speak on the EEOC investigation process, guidelines, and employer tips.


Valley of the Sun Human Resource Association (VSHRA) is a Superior Merit Award chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Founded in 1947, VSHRA is the largest chapter of the Arizona State SHRM Council representing over 300 members. VSHRA is committed to advancing the HR professional through career development, networking, education, and community involvement.

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