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    HOLIDAY RECEPTION AND DECEMBER DINNER MEETING - Closing the Gap: Strategies for Managing Pay Equity - Approved for 1.5 SHRM Credit Hours

    Date: December 20, 2017, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
    Suzanne Motta
    Radisson Rockville
    3 Research Court
    Rockville, MD 20850
    $35 members; $45 non=-members; $60 Walk-Ins; $25 students
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    Heightened enforcement agendas surrounding fair pay means organizations are under more scrutiny than ever to monitor and promote pay equity in their workforce. This informative session examines the impact of federal and state fair pay legislation and compensation data reporting requirements on employers, the key components of a proactive analysis of compensation data, the steps to take to correct inequities and overcome pay equity challenges, and how to integrate pay analysis into annual HR agendas.

    Learning Objectives: Attendees of this timely session will leave with a better understanding of:

    • How Recent fair  pay legislation impacts their organization
    • How to proactively identify and address pay  inequity
    • Best practices for managing fair pay requirements


    Lynn Clements, JD, Director, Regulatory Affairs for Berkshire Associates, consultant teams on Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) compliance and audits. Having worked in senior-level positions at the OFCCP and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Lynn is uniquely equipped to provide guidance to both consultants and clients from the regulatory perspective.  Prior to joining Berkshire, Lynn was an attorney representing employers during investigations and audits, including large-scale systemic investigations by the OFCCP, EEOC, and other agencies. Lynn was a senior policy advisor to the Assistant Secretary for the Employment Standards Administration (ESA) at the Department of Labor during the George W. Bush administration. She played a lead role in developing the Family and Medical Leave  Act regulations issued in 2008. Lynn also served as the Acting Director/Deputy Director of OFCCP's Policy Division, where she oversaw policy and regulatory initiatives, including systemic discrimination and compensation audit protocols, and implementation of the Internet applicant rule and online accessibility requirements. From 2001 to 2006, Lynn served as a senior advisor to the Vice Chair and Legal Counsel at the EEOC. Lynn is a regular presenter at national conferences and has testified before Congress on EEO and equal pay issues. She currently serves as Secretary for the Baltimore Industry Liaison Group (BILG), a group established to bring OFCCP and the regional contractor community together. Lynn also has helped several organizations, including the Society for Human Resources, prepare comments on regulatory proposals, including OFCCP's and EEOC's proposed pay data collection tools.  After graduating summa cum Laude with a B.S. and B.A from Wilkes University, Lynn went on to earn a J.D. Cum Laude from Georgetown University.

    Registration is now closed!  Walk Ins welcome.