Meeting/Event Information

The Chapter meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month, exclusive of January. The cost is $25.00 for members and $35.00 for non-members for each meeting and includes dinner. A meeting notice is distributed, via e-mail, prior to each meeting. Past topics have included, but is not limited to, Friend of the Court, Wage and Hour Laws, Expatriates and Garnishments. Check out our Future Meetings Calendar to see what topics will be discussed at upcoming meetings. 


February 11, 2015

February West Michigan APA Meeting
New Strategies and Top Challenges in Workforce Management

February 11, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Railside Golf Club
2500 76th St SW
Byron Center, MI 49315

$20.00 Member

$28.00 Guest

Happy New Year!   Please join us on February 11th for our Monthly Chapter Meeting! 

New Strategies and Top Challenges in Workforce Management: Highlights from the 2014-15 Trend Survey

Featured Presenter: Mike Melquist, Account Executive, WorkForce Software

Do you want to know how other organizations design, execute, and measure workforce management programs? Here’s your chance.

Each year, Workforce Magazine surveys HR professionals on their top challenges and current approaches to time, scheduling, leave management, and labor compliance. This year, 930 responded, and they had a lot to say.

Get ahead of 2015 with this ‘crash course’ on the most common challenges—and most effective solutions—identified by nearly a thousand of your peers.

Here's a glimpse into what you'll learn:

  • What factors are increasing the workload – and business risk – of labor compliance
  • How employers are shaping workforce management policies to better attract and enable top talent
  • Why employee fatigue is a serious concern, and what programs are being used to address it
  • How the cloud, labor analytics, and other big ideas are placing new demands on workforce management systems

Gauge how your practices stack up, and to learn tips for making your team even more effective in 2015.