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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, November 05, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CST)
    • Online Event

    EEOC Update  

    Join us for a great discussion on EEOC Updates.  We will:

    • Discuss status of the EEO-1 data collection
    • Review and discuss importance of the latest EEOC enforcement and litigation data
    • Review and discuss EEOC’s technical guidance on COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act
    • Discuss other potential EEO implications of COVID-19 including harassment and age discrimination
    • Review and discuss the EEOC’s technical guidance on the ADA and the opioid epidemic so as to clarify existing legal requirements under the law
    • Discuss EEOC’s six-month pilot programs to increase voluntary resolution of EEOC cases

     Maria E. Flores

    Maria E. Flores began her 29-year tenure with the EEOC in 1991 as the first Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) Investigator with the EEOC Milwaukee District Office.  She also served in a dual-capacity on the District’s “Systemic Team” where she specialized in investigating high-profile, class-action discrimination cases.  Maria was twice awarded national EEOC Chair awards for the investigation and successful resolution of high-profile immigrant worker cases which had national impact and significant litigation results. 

    For over 18 years Maria has coordinated and conducted EEO training; educational outreach; technical assistance; and public relations on a national and regional level as the Outreach and Training Manager for the six-state EEOC Chicago District, traveling coast to coast, from Washington, D.C. to Indian reservations in the NW.  She has a proven record as a highly-rated EEO speaker and trainer to thousands of employees and diverse employers, including Fortune 500 and global companies and government agencies at all levels.  Maria has also been enlisted by EEOC Headquarters to serve on numerous national workgroups.

    Maria received her B.A. from Marquette University and was named a 2019 Marquette University Alumni National Recipient, receiving “A Person for Others Award” from the College of Arts & Sciences.  Maria has served as a volunteer on many diverse nonprofit boards and committees committed to diversity, civil rights, restorative justice, the advancement of women, community and international service, and the arts. 

    SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) and HRCI re-certification credits have been requested for this event.  


      • Thursday, November 19, 2020
      • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (CST)
      • Online Event

      Courageous Leadership  

      We are learning to be courageous leaders as we navigate an ever changing world! 

      During this session, Kristin Gupta will discuss some strategies on how to be ethical, courageous, and knowledgeable about the new world of work we will face.  She will discuss how attitudes have changed in such a short period of time and provide insights on the gaps that employers need to close to position themselves as an employer of choice in the emerging future of work.

      Some key findings include:

      • Hybrid working and flexibility
      • The end of the normal 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Finding more effective ways to measure productivity
      • Reinvention of Leadership
      • The New Trust Equation
      • Upskilling talent to suit new workstyle

        Data for this discussion has been collected from over 8000 desk-based employees to help determine what employees expect of the future!

        Register to hear Kristin break it all down for us!

         Kristin Gupta

        Kristin Gupta is currently a member of her firm, Ajilon’s Supply Chain, Operations, and Human Resources Practice in the company’s Milwaukee office. Kristin has developed a successful career by filling leadership positions for organizations in Sales, Human Resources, Training, and Recruitment, and Brand Management.

        Kristin’s executive search clients include leading Milwaukee fortune 500 companies and strong startup organizations. She offers a unique perspective and has a knack for assessing best partnerships for the company’s culture.
        Kristin grew up in a strong manufacturing town in Michigan and has an strong innate understanding of what it takes to help an organization thrive, discovering the right fit for their staff. Kristin focuses on Supply Chain, Operations, and Human Resources as well as Sales and Marketing. She has successfully placed individuals for Director of Purchasing, Engineering Management, Director of Human Resources, Marketing Manager, as well as functional positions in all of these areas. Her clients include Fortune 500 global organizations as well as mid-size and smaller start – up companies.

        Kristin received her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of St Francis in Fort Wayne, IN. She is a ballroom dance enthusiast, mom of 3 kiddos on her way to a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and a travel fanatic (24 countries so far).

        SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) and HRCI re-certification credits have been requested for this event.  


          • Thursday, December 10, 2020
          • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (CST)
          • Online Event

          Employment Law Update  

          Keeping up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law continues to be an essential function for HR professionals as employment laws are always evolving and changing rapidly. 

          Join us as Daniel Finerty walks us through the unprecedented number of changes for the past year—and what to expect in the year to come.  

           Daniel Finerty

          Daniel J. Finerty is a shareholder with Lindner & Marsack, S.C. in Milwaukee. He concentrates his legal practice on representing and counseling clients in labor and employment litigation and compliance matters in front of administrative agencies, federal, state and tribal courts and in labor arbitration.

          Daniel has represented Wisconsin counties, cities, school districts, Native American tribes, tribal-owned businesses, and private sector employers in several different industries. He has handled litigation matters involving numerous federal, state, local law and tribal laws and ordinances in state, federal and tribal courts for his clients. Daniel regularly works with, and at the request of, several Employment Practice Liability Insurance carriers, for which he serves as Panel Counsel.

          Daniel is a 1998 graduate of Marquette University Law School and received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1994.

          SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) and HRCI re-certification credits have been requested for this event.  


            • Thursday, December 17, 2020
            • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)
            • Online Event

            Virtual Happy Hour!!

            Let's get together and celebrate that we made it through 2020 and talk about what we look forward to in 2021.

            Also, we will unveil what Q1 of 2021 looks like for programming and end our time together raffling off some prizes!

            Be there or be square! :)

            The SRKA Board

            Past events

            Thursday, October 15, 2020 SRKA Annual Membership Meeting: Dealing with Adversity and Change
            Thursday, September 17, 2020 SRKA - Essentials of Employee Appreciation and Engagement
            Thursday, September 10, 2020 SRKA - Maximizing Networking
            Thursday, August 20, 2020 SRKA - Recruitment Strategies to Find Your Next High Performer
            Thursday, August 13, 2020 SRKA - Ensuring Financial Wellness for Employees
            Thursday, August 06, 2020 SRKA - Reimaging Human Resources into 2021
            Tuesday, July 21, 2020 SRKA - Special Event: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Better World and Better Workplace for All
            Thursday, July 16, 2020 SRKA Workshop: Book Read - Emotional Intelligence Workshop
            Thursday, July 09, 2020 SRKA - Special Event: Impact of COVID–19 on 2020/2021 Compensation Strategies
            Thursday, June 18, 2020 SRKA June Session - Creating Visibility and Connectivity For Your Workforce
            Thursday, May 21, 2020 SRKA May Session - Cannabis Conundrum: What to Do About Weed at Work
            Thursday, April 16, 2020 SRKA April Session - Creating Benefit Packages to Attract and Retain Quality Employees
            Thursday, March 19, 2020 SRKA March Breakfast Meeting - The Role of HR in Implementing Diversity and Inclusion
            Wednesday, March 04, 2020 SRKA Special Event - Part II of The “New” HR Value Proposition
            Thursday, February 20, 2020 SRKA February Breakfast Meeting - Discover Your Superpower - Solve Your Workforce Crisis 5 Minutes at a Time
            Wednesday, February 12, 2020 SRKA Sip and Paint Event
            Thursday, January 16, 2020 SRKA January Lunch Meeting - The “New” HR Value Proposition
            Thursday, November 21, 2019 SRKA November Breakfast Meeting - How a Commitment to Inclusiveness and Diversity Creates Economic Growth
            Thursday, October 24, 2019 SRKA Annual Membership Meeting and Purpose Driven Engagement
            Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2019 WI SHRM State Conference Hospitality Condo
            Thursday, September 19, 2019 SRKA September Lunch Meeting - Culture of Engagement
            Thursday, August 15, 2019 SRKA August Afternoon Event - Emotional Intelligence Workshop
            Thursday, July 18, 2019 SRKA July Lunch Meeting - Strategic Benefit Strategies That Work
            Thursday, June 20, 2019 SRKA June Breakfast Meeting - Being a Leader Inside a Team
            Friday, June 14, 2019 SRKA Goes to the Kingfish Game!
            Thursday, May 16, 2019 SRKA Spring Conference - ATTENDEE Registration - Commitment to Excellence
            Thursday, May 16, 2019 SRKA Spring Conference - EXHIBITOR Registration Only
            Thursday, April 18, 2019 SRKA April Breakfast Meeting - Mental Health in the Workplace
            Thursday, March 21, 2019 SRKA March Lunch Meeting - Legal Update - Nothing Stays the Same
            Thursday, February 21, 2019 SRKA February Breakfast Meeting -
            Thursday, January 17, 2019 SRKA January Lunch Meeting - The Courage To Lead
            Thursday, November 15, 2018 SRKA Breakfast Event - Out of the Box Recruitment
            Thursday, November 01, 2018 SRKA - Fall New Member Orientation - Open to All Current and Prospective Members
            Thursday, October 25, 2018 SRKA Annual Membership Meeting
            Wednesday, October 10, 2018 2018 WI SHRM State Conference Hospitality Suite
            Thursday, September 27, 2018 SRKA Special Event - Preparing for the Arrival of Foxconn
            Thursday, September 20, 2018 SRKA Breakfast Event - We Can't Talk About That At Work! (and how to do it anyway)
            Thursday, August 23, 2018 SRKA Breakfast Event - Barriers to Employment - How Can HR Get Involved?
            Thursday, August 16, 2018 SRKA Volunteer Night - Open to All Current and Prospective Chapter Members
            Thursday, August 02, 2018 SRKA Goes to the Kingfish Game!
            Thursday, July 19, 2018 SRKA Breakfast Event - 9 Compensation Essentials for Your HR Toolkit
            Thursday, June 21, 2018 SRKA Event - Being a Strategic Partner in 2018
            Thursday, May 24, 2018 SRKA Event - 7 Principles of Compassionate Diversity: Building an Organization with Heart
            Thursday, April 19, 2018 SRKA Event - Legislative Advocacy on Behalf of the Profession
            Thursday, March 29, 2018 New Member Orientation - Open to All Current and Prospective Members
            Thursday, March 15, 2018 Surviving An Active Shooter Situation
            Thursday, March 08, 2018 Maximizing the Value of Survey Data and Survey Participation with MRA
            Thursday, February 15, 2018 SRKA Event - Human Capital Management
            Thursday, January 18, 2018 SRKA Event - Legal Update with Mark Goldstein
            Thursday, November 16, 2017 SRKA November Breakfast Meeting - Topic of the Aging Workforce
            Thursday, October 19, 2017 SRKA Annual Membership Meeting
            Wednesday, October 11, 2017 WI SHRM State Conference Hospitality Suite
            Thursday, September 21, 2017 SRKA September Lunch Meeting - Trends in Compensation, Retirement and Benefits
            Thursday, September 14, 2017 SRKA 10th Anniversary Celebration
            Thursday, August 24, 2017 SRKA August Lunch Meeting - The Hidden Cost of High Deductible Plans
            Thursday, July 20, 2017 SRKA Breakfast Meeting - The Importance of a Strong Relationship Between HR and Finance
            Thursday, June 15, 2017 SRKA June Breakfast Meeting - Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Work Environment
            Thursday, May 18, 2017 SRKA May Lunch Meeting - Successfully Working with Staffing Agencies
            Wednesday, May 10, 2017 SRKA Special Afternoon Event - 2 Diversity Topics: LGBTQ Issues and Millennials in the Workplace
            Thursday, April 20, 2017 SRKA April Breakfast Meeting - Legal Update with Attorney Mark Goldstein
            Thursday, March 16, 2017 SRKA Breakfast Meeting - HR Game Changers – Measure, Manage and Market!
            Thursday, February 16, 2017 SRKA Lunch Meeting - Workforce Diversity: The Changing Face of the Workforce
            Thursday, January 19, 2017 SRKA January Breakfast Meeting - OSHA Update
            Thursday, November 17, 2016 SRKA November Breakfast Meeting - How to Navigate the Change in Employment Law
            Thursday, November 03, 2016 SRKA Special Event - How to Give Your Employees C.R.A.P...and 7 Other Secrets to Employee Retention
            Thursday, October 20, 2016 SRKA Annual Membership Meeting - Fair Credit Reporting Act, Background Checks and You

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