Michele Hester, Berkshire's Senior Manager of HR Services Presents at SHRM18 Annual Conference in Chicago

Columbia, MD–June 11, 2018, Berkshire Associates, a human resources and technology firm, announces today that Michele Hester, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior Manager of HR Services at Berkshire Associates, will share tactics for developing fair pay practices within an organization in her informative session on June 19 at 2018 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition in Chicago. Michele’s session, “Pay Equity Compliance: Effective Strategies for Managing and Ensuring Fair Pay in the Workplace,” will be held at 10:45 a.m. in room E352.

The attention surrounding pay equity shows no signs of letting up. OFCCP and EEOC are committed to enforcement efforts to ensure fairness in pay. With over 20 years of human resources experience, Michele will provide an overview of current pay equity laws and practical tips for complying with the regulations. You will also learn effective strategies for uncovering potential pay disparities and how to remedy instances of inequity.

This session will provide attendees with:

– An overview of pay equity legislation
– Proactive approaches to identifying potential pay disparities
– Recommended best practices for correcting pay inequity

Berkshire’s President, Beth Ronnenburg, will also present at the SHRM annual conference on, “How to Audit Your Applicant Tracking Process for Compliance,” on June 19 at 7:00 a.m. in room E350.

For media inquiries, please contact Januarym(at)berkshireassociates(dot)com at 800.882.8904, ext. 1314.

About Michele Hester:
Michele Hester is Senior Manager of HR Services at Berkshire Associates. Michele is responsible for overseeing, developing, and providing consulting services related to human resources management. With over 20 years in the human resource industry, Michele is an expert in HR practices and procedures. She is also responsible for developing and presenting training sessions to educate clients on the latest affirmative action, applicant management, compensation, and human resource management topics and trends.

About Berkshire Associates:
Berkshire Associates is a human resource consulting and technology firm, specializing in helping companies build the ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, Berkshire provides the latest tools and services for affirmative action, applicant management, compensation management, workforce planning, diversity, and professional training. For over 30 years, Berkshire has serviced the nation’s most recognizable companies; and as a result, has mastered providing clients with cost-effective solutions to everyday human resource challenges.

About SHRM
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India, and United Arab Emirates.