The Southern California Public Management Association for Human Resources is hosting its annual one-day conference on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at the Almansor Court in Alhambra, CA. The SCPMA-HR is hoping you’ll save the date, today.

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The theme of the event is “Human Resources: Agents of Change. The General Session will feature Shelia Sheinberg speaking on “The 21st Century Organization: Making Sense of a World Turned Upside Down.” The day will also include Luncheon Keynote Jack Kyser, who will give his “Economic Update.”

Further breakout sessions will include:
  • Common Areas to Avoid Litigation
  • Engaging Employees When There are no Easy Answers
  • Leveraging Technology as an HR Tool
  • Coordinating FMLA/CFRA/ADA/FEHA/Workers’ Comp
  • Managing Difficult Employees
  • Career Growth
  • Furloughs, Layoffs, and Concessions
  • HR Strategies in Lean Times
  • HR’s Leadership Role in a Recovering Economy
  • Legal Update
  • HR:  Best Practices
  • Recruitment Strategies in a Restructuring Culture

SCPMA-HR was founded in 1940 as Chapter II of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) and is one of the largest chapters of IPMA-HR, the global leader in human resources in public management with chapters throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and South Africa.

SCPMA-HR offers tools, resources, and information unique to the public sector in the Southern California area and strives to enhance the image of the human resources professional through ongoing professional, personal and organizational development. SCPMA-HR’s main objectives are to:

  • Provide a forum to discuss subjects of mutual interest for persons engaged in Public Human Resources Administration;
  • Provide opportunities for professional development; and encourage and facilitate cooperative action among public agencies on human resources problems and issues.