Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
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Simsbury Public Library 
725 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070

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GHS Seminar Administrator 
SCORE Greater Hartford 

These HR Issues Could Impact Your Business 

Employees are extremely important to the well being of your small business. Ignore their proper handling at your peril!

Mike Botte, from Paychex, will discuss various human resource issues affecting today’s employers.

This workshop covers:

  • How will the new salary requirements and overtime laws impact your business? Be prepared!
  • 2016 Human Resource laws and regulations that affect small business and the most common mistakes made
  • Protect the business with proper discipline and proper termination
  • How to hire and retain the best employees
  • Managing the unique mentality of “Today’s Employees”- The Millennial Generation
  • Most common mistakes on creating an Employee Handbook
5:30 PM- 6:00 PM Networking and Food
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM Workshop


Michel Botte 

Michael Botte:  has been working for Paychex for 4 years. Currently, Mike manages a team of 8 HR Representatives. He is passionate about HR, because he has seen first-hand how the power of a strong HR department can help prevent legal action from employees and fines from state agencies.


Jeff Comeau: Jeff, an HR Representative at Paychex, has been working with business owners to identify key areas of exposure and gaps within their HR Infrastructure. Previously, Jeff managed teams from 35 to 70 employees, dealing with various aspects of HR such as hiring, firing, performance management, DOL regulations, OSHA, and many others. Jeff is passionate about HR because he feels that when a company has a healthy HR environment, a business owner can reach their goals.

 Paychex is committed to providing businesses the freedom to succeed. They do this by offering products and services that help clients do what they do best – run their business. From calculating payroll and filing tax payments to administering retirement plans and workers' compensation, Paychex gives its clients relief from administrative hassles so they can focus on their bottom line.