Business Leaders to Meet with Georgia Labor Commissioner at Wiregrass Tech May 23rd

Staff Report From Valdosta CEO

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler will host the fourth of 12 regional business summits on May 23.
 
The event will be held at the Wiregrass Technical College,  4089 Val Tech Road, Valdosta from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
 
The meeting is designed as an empowering opportunity to learn about new and amended labor laws and regulations and legislation that affect business in 2018.
 
Commissioner Butler will speak on current GDOL initiatives and programs and what Georgia is doing to encourage job growth and economic development.
 
Other speakers include an expert in labor law and a representative from the U.S. Department of Labor who will present on the legal and regulatory environment facing all businesses in 2018.
 
There will also be a panel of experts discussing hot topics such as harassment, FMLA, workers’ compensation and more.  This program is approved for five professional development credits for the Society of Human Resource Management.

To register, go to http://dol.georgia.gov and in the spotlight section click on “Regional Business Summits 2018.” Contact Susan.woodard@gdol.ga.gov or 404.274.3949 for more details.