We are excited to announce that Robin Marable will be joining Karen Weidman in presenting at our August seminar on Hiring Applicants with Criminal Histories. Robin Marable is an attorney with Legal Assistance of Western New York (LawNY). LawNY is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to low income people in 14 counties in western New York.
Register now by clicking the seminar page.
We are pleased to announce our August Seminar on Hiring Applicants with Criminal Histories
When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Registration, Sign In and Networking: 7:30 a.m.
Start Time at 8:00 a.m.
End Time at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Al Sigl Elmwood Campus 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Door 1 (Sport Committee Conference Center) Rochester, NY 14620
Cost is $25.00
About the Program: As companies struggle with the talent shortage more companies are looking to untapped applicant markets. Individuals with criminal histories are a largely ignored market with great potential. Join us to discuss the many benefits of hiring individuals from this untapped market. Learn about hiring incentives in NYS and the intrinsic benefits to hiring individuals with criminal histories. Find out how to navigate the hiring process and remain in compliance with state, local, and federal laws such as the increasingly widespread “Ban the Box” laws.
About the Speaker:
Karen Weidman, a graduate of the University of Buffalo and a former police officer, recently retired from Livingston County Probation after approximately 30 years of service, over 20 of which were as a Probation Supervisor. She is a board member of NYSAIEP and has presented at their annual conference for about 15 years.
Register online by clicking the Seminar link above or by contacting Kevin Kreitzberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (585) 314-1590. Registration deadline: August 18, 2017.
Space is limited, please register early.
HRCI Recertification Credit Hours: This program has been submitted to HRCI for review.v
MonroeJSEC is pleased to announce that Carol Chlebana has joined as a board member. Carol is a Human Resources Manager with broad generalist experience in performance management, coaching and talent assessment, employee relations, acquisition and divestiture. We look forward to the growth that will come to MonroeJSEC with Carol’s experience and expertise.
RochesterWorks!, Monroe County’s largest employment and training initiative, in collaboration with Monroe County, ACCES-VR and the Center on Employment, National Technical Institute for the Deaf Rochester Institute of Technology present: Assistive Technology in the Workplace. The event will take place on June 29th, 2017 at the Center on Employment, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Assistive Technology in the Workplace is the latest in RochesterWorks!’s long history of innovative events, workshops, conferences, and job fairs dedicated to equipping our community’s job seekers and businesses to interact with each other. The event is designed to show businesses that customizing the workplace to suit every worker is easier and more cost effective than ever before. Large print and tactile keyboards, screen magnifiers, navigation assistance, are just a few common assistive technologies used in the workplace.
The admission is $10. Breakfast will be served and a raffle ticket will be included with admission.
Thank you to everyone who came out for our seminar on LGBTQ issues in the workplace. Thank you as well to Scott Fearing from the Gay Alliance for hosting the seminar. If you missed the seminar, the Gay Alliance website has wonderful resources and information about upcoming events.
Registration is now open for the Finger Lakes JSEC spring Job Fair. It will be in Canandaigua at The Inn on the Lake on May 10th from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.
Each participant is provided with a six-foot table and two chairs. If you have any other needs, such as an electric outlet, please indicate them when you register on-line.
Please complete the Registration Form and pay the $120 Registration fee (PayPal or Credit Card) through their website: Fingerlakesjsec.org by Friday April 21st, 2017. Space is limited so, get your reservation in early!
Congratulations to our 2016 grant award winners Independent Living of Genesee Region (ILGR). Independent Living of the Genesee Region is a community pathway for an empowered life for people with disabilities.
Monroe JSEC will be hosting a seminar Coming Out of the Corporate Closet: LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace with speaker Scott Fearing from the Gay Alliance. This program will discuss how to communicate respectfully with LGBTQ individuals and how to create an LGBTQ inclusive workplace.
The seminar will take place on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Registration and networking will start at 7:30 AM. The program will begin run from 8:00 – 9:30 AM. Register online at www.monroejsec.org/seminars or by contacting Kevin Kreitzberg at email@example.com or by phone at (585) 314-1590.
The National Industrial Liasion Group (NILG) Board is now accepting nominations for the Lois Baumerich Lifetime Achievement Award – 2017.
The Lois Baumerich Lifetime Achievement Award is a coveted recognition for a life’s work of promoting equal opportunity and affirmative action in employment. It was originated to celebrate and memorialize the passion and spirit of Lois Baumerich in her work and life. Lois was one of the founding members of the National Industry Liaison Group. In addition to her work on the NILG Board, she also served in various capacities with the New Jersey ILG and the Northeast Region Corporate ILG for a number of years. Lois exhibited untiring commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and inclusion.
This Award is presented in commemoration of her work in the area of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
Nominations for this prestigious award must be:
- an EEO/AA professional with at least 15 years of experience in the field of EEO and affirmative action,
- an employee of a federal contractor or subcontractor, which has written Affirmative Action programs or retired from a position with a federal contractor or subcontractor which has written Affirmative Action programs within the last three years of the previous ILG National Conference
- a member in good standing of an official Industry Liaison Group and
- an individual able to demonstrate his or her commitment to EEO/AA through programs or initiatives that he or she has influenced, championed, and implemented that show impactful results.
The Ninth Lois Baumerich Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented at the 2017 Annual ILG National Conference, August 1-4, in San Antonio, Texas (visit www.nationalilg.org for additional conference information). The ILG Leadership from the winner’s home ILG will be invited to join the winner on stage for the award presentation as a demonstration of support.
Our friends at RochesterWorks!, ACCES-VR and the Center on Employment, and National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology present Assistive Technology in the Workplace on March 15, 2017. Assistive Technology in the Workplace is a new event where members of our business community gather to network and learn about the technology that makes inclusion work.
The event will take place on March 15, 2017. The admission is $10. Breakfast will be served and a raffle ticket will be included with admission.