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    What Every Employer Should Know About Section 503 of The Rehabilitation Act

    Date: June 20, 2013, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Indian Hills Country Club
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    •  meet utilization goals for hiring individuals with disabilities?

    •  invite applicants and workers to voluntarily self-identify as an individual with a disability and keep records on the number of individuals with disabilities applying for and being hired for  jobs in your company?

    •  develop and maintain written procedures for processing reasonable accommodation requests?

    •  outreach and engage in efforts to recruit individuals with disabilities through linkage agreements and job postings?

    •  perform annual reviews of your personnel processes and job qualifications?


    If you answered “No” to any of these questions, you need to be at THRP’s June meeting!  Charles Wilkinson, SPHR, founder and CEO of Human Resource Management, Inc. will be speaking to our THRP members this month about the proposed rules for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  His presentation will help you gain a greater understanding of what each proposed rule change will mean to your company’s practices of hiring people with disabilities. 


    Charles has been an HR practitioner for more than 25 years, with corporate experience as Vice President and Director of Human Resources for a regional bank holding company.  Since founding HRM in 1996, Charles has been a trusted advisor and consultant to some of America’s leading companies across a variety of industries on issues ranging from affirmative action planning and OFCCP audit management, compensation plan development, compensation analyses, federal contractor compliance and risk management. 


    Charles is past President of the Birmingham Society for Human Resource Management (BSHRM), and currently serves on the chapter’s Senior Advisory Board. He is a founding member of the Alabama Industry Liaison Group (ALILG), a coalition of federal contractors, and has served as its President since 2007. Charles is a lifetime certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).


    Lunch from 11:30AM-12:00PM

    Speaker from 12:00PM-01:00PM

    This program has been pre-approved for 1.0 hrs Strategic Recertification Credit by HRCI.

    Speaker:  Charles Wilkinson, SPHR

    Company:  Human Resource Management, Inc.