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    • 12 Oct 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • The Gin - Belton, TX (219 S East St Belton, TX)


    Natalie R. Lynch, Owner/Principal Business and Employment Law Attorney at Lynch Law Firm


    Based on real life examples, Natalie will start the presentation with a short story about “fake” events at a fake company that lead to a completely bumbled “investigation.” This is an incredibly technical area for courtroom attorneys, but Natalie will simply the obligations that HR professionals need to know so you can keep your internal affairs out of courtroom.

    Attendees will:

    • Get a primer on the laws about investigations.
    • Issue spot the many many ways that innocuous workplace activities can lead to horrible investigative outcomes.
    • Understand a litigator’s framework for analysis so that HR can prevent technical problems before they occur.


    Natalie R. Lynch is a business and employment law attorney in Austin, Texas who has demonstrated expertise in workplace investigations, workplace employment law, and entity formations. Having lived abroad in both Ghana and Spain, Natalie brings unique perspectives to helping companies conduct business nationally and internationally throughout Asia (particularly Japan and China), South Africa, Latin America, and all over the world.

    Credentialed through the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), Natalie is the only consulting and credentialed expert in Central Texas who conducts investigations into allegations of harassment, discrimination, hostile work environment, and other issues. As a credentialed dispute resolution mediator, she routinely collaborates with general counsel, internal and external counsel, employment litigators, employment generalists, and senior human resources professionals.

    Natalie is the incoming Chair of the Austin Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section and serves in leadership roles for the Texas State Bar Association, including the International Bar Section and the Animal Law Section. In Colorado, Natalie was a two-term president of the Aurora Bar Association, the first recipient of the Colorado Bar Association’s Future Leaders award, and a member of the Bar Association’s Executive Council.


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    • 9 Nov 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
    • The Gin - Belton, TX (219 S East St Belton, TX)


    Tam Nguyen, Co-founder & Human Capital Principal, CCP, GRP, PHR


    The business environment is rapidly changing. HR has taken on an enormous amount of ‘duties as assigned’ since the beginning of 2020. From a global pandemic to the Great Resignation to the Great Migration, companies are challenged with attracting, rewarding, motivating, and retaining talent. Leaders are frantically trying to find a balance between compliance, pay equity, wage compression, market competitiveness, while keeping operations going and being profitable business. When money is a business constraint, how can employers avoid significantly increasing labor costs? HR is tasked with helping the business find other ways to address workforce engagement and employee wellness.

    Attendees in this session will:
    • Understand the process to assess and diagnose business challenges.
    • Identify sources for market data and other HR intelligence.
    • Analyze and be able to prioritize total rewards strategies.
    • Align HR and Total Rewards programs to the business priorities.


    Tam Nguyen, Co-founder & Human Capital Principal, CCP, GRP, PHR
    With over 18 years in key roles at Fortune 200 companies providing project management and consulting services, Tam has delivered value-added results in large multi-national and global organizations. She has been adjunct faculty at the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus as well as University of Houston Downtown campus. Tam advises senior leaders both domestically and internationally in the areas of strategic human capital management, global compensation & benefits, HR information systems & data management, and mergers & acquisitions.


    Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Visit our "Sponsor" page for details and benefits!


    • 8 Dec 2022
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)
    • TBD


    • 28 Apr 2023
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Killeen Civic and Conference Center - Killeen, TX


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10 Aug 2022 Career Transition from the Business Partner Lense
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11 May 2022 Transforming Your Team from Dysfunction to Cohesion
21 Apr 2022 CTHRMA Annual Conference
9 Mar 2022 HR Beyond COVID: Preparing the Way for the Post-Pandemic Workforce
9 Feb 2022 Changes in Employment Law under the Biden Administration
12 Jan 2022 The “Next Normal” in HR: The Future Workforce
9 Dec 2021 CTHRMA - Holiday Mixer
11 Nov 2021 Workplace Violence an Employer Safety Consideration, a 21st Century Dilemma
14 Oct 2021 Why Employers Need to Think of AI as an “Employee”
9 Sep 2021 Maintaining Team Cohesion in Turbulent Times
12 Aug 2021 Marijuana, Oral Fluids and the Future of Workplace Drug Testing
8 Jul 2021 Uncovering Unconscious Bias
10 Jun 2021 The Yellow Cake Principle
13 May 2021 What Happened to My Daddy's Job?
8 Apr 2021 Be Bold: Inclusive Behavior Through Courageous Conversations
11 Mar 2021 Confidence Through Chaos
11 Feb 2021 I Make Folks Unfireable!
14 Jan 2021 My Journey Towards Recovery and How My EAP Played a Pivotal Role
12 Mar 2020 CTHRMA March Monthly Luncheon
13 Feb 2020 CTHRMA February Luncheon
9 Jan 2020 CTHRMA January Monthly Luncheon
12 Dec 2019 Holiday Miixer
14 Nov 2019 It's Not Your Father's Apprenticeship
8 Aug 2019 August Monthly Luncheon - Workplace Transformation: Navigating the New Normal
11 Jul 2019 July Monthly Luncheon - Policy and Procedure for Company Fleet Accidents
8 Nov 2018 November Monthly Luncheon
11 Oct 2018 October Monthly Luncheon
9 Aug 2018 August Monthly Luncheon


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