My GMA SHRM Toolbox

Fine Tuning HR: The Value of an Internal Audit

Presented by:
- Lauri D. Morris, L.D. Morris Law S.C.
- Holly Bonnickson-Jones, The Management Association (MRA)

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
City Center West
Madison, WI


This program has been pre-approved by HRCI for 2.0 hours general recertification credit.

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Presentation Description
Presenter Bios



Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking



Location & Directions

City Center West (TDS Building)
525 Junction Road
Madison, WI

Click here for map and direction information.
City Center West (the TDS Building) is easily accessed by exiting the beltline at Old Sauk Road and turning west. Proceed to second stoplight and turn south onto Junction Road.

Park in the Parking ramp behind the building. Take parking ramp elevator to ground floor and enter building. Conference room is straight ahead.

Fees & Registration










GMA SHRM Member Online Registration

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Presentation Description

This Toolbox is designed to take a step back to review policies and procedures which should be utilized by the human resource department in keeping with good HR practice, to ensure compliance with the law, consistency with company objectives, and minimize risk exposure. The speakers will address the “Top Ten” list of common errors and omissions employers make in achieving compliance, based on the speakers’ personal experiences.

1.   Participants will be given an overview of what an audit of the HR department entails including specific areas to review and what to evaluate to ensure compliance with the law.
2.   This toolbox will provide an overview of documentation suggested for the employment relationship, beginning with the hiring process (interview procedure, offer letters, I-9s, reference check policy, etc.), wage and hour compliance, and personnel file documentation.
3.   Participants will learn about HR policies and practices relating to employee communications, including employee manuals and suggested content for manuals. 
4.   Participants will learn which EEO posters are required, and their placement.


Our Presenters -

Lauri Morris, L.D. Morris Law S.C.
Lauri advises local and national businesses on labor and employment law matters. She is skilled at providing proactive representation on a wide range of business and employment issues, including OSHA, managing employee leaves, wage and hour laws and non-compete agreements, and defends employers against discrimination claims before administrative agencies and state and federal courts.

Holly Bonnicksen-Jones , ,, , The Management Association (MRA)

Holly is a senior human resources leader with over 20 years of strategic and tactical experience, and a consistent record of delivering results. She is highly skilled at identifying opportunities for enhanced efficiency and coalescing teams to deliver on business goals. She has successfully managed organization-wide initiatives, engaged talent, coached leaders, managed sensitive employee relations issues, built teams, and served as a trainer and facilitator.





For more information contact:

GMA SHRM Management Team
2830 Agriculture Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 204-9814
fax (608) 204-9818

Program Schedule subject to change.