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    EEOC: 50 Years Defending Job Rights

    Date: August 13, 2014, 11:45am – 1:30pm
    Mt. Baker Chapter of SHRM
    Northwood Hall
    3240 Northwest Avenue
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    See below for prices
    Event Type:
    Chapter Luncheon/Speaker/Meeting
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    This presentation will cover the history of the EEOC and discuss cases from the Seattle District Office that have made a positive impact for the individuals directly involved as well as providing awareness and understanding of discrimination and harassment issues in our own community.

    About the PresenterRodolfo Hurtado, Program Manager, Seattle Field Office

    Mr. Hurtado joined the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in August 1998 to fill the position of Program Analyst.  The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the outreach, training and public relations programs manager for the Seattle Field Office of the San Francisco District.

    Mr. Hurtado’s duties include providing outreach, training and education to the general public concerning statutory and regulatory mandates needed to meet the requirements covered by the laws enforced by the EEOC.  Other duties include issuing press releases to print and electronic media on lawsuits and settlements of EEOC cases.

    Mr. Hurtado travels throughout the District and is responsible for managing the EEOC Outreach and Training Program in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Washington.

    Prior to coming to the EEOC, Mr. Hurtado worked at the National Labor Relations Board, Seattle Regional Office (NLRB) for over 20 years.  Mr. Hurtado investigated Unfair Labor Practice Charges and Representation Cases filed with the NLRB.  In addition, he conducted hearings in representation cases assigned to him by the Regional Director.

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    Help Kids Succeed - Fall 2014 School Supply Drive. Team up with the Mt Baker Chapter of SHRM to help us donate much needed school supplies to local students. If you can kindly bring your donation to our upcoming luncheon/program on August 13th, it would be greatly appreciated. 

    Click here for donation ideas and more information. 
    Thank you for your support.


    • Member Lunch & Program: $20.00
    • Non-member Lunch & Program: $25.00
    • Program Only: $12.00
    • Student Lunch & Program: $12.00
    • Student Program Only: FREE

    We are now offering the option of pre-payment for events, using Eventbrite. Once you register, you will be given the option to click on a link to pay immediately. Eventbrite charges a small "convenience fee" for this service.

    If you are not able to or do not want to pre-pay, we accept payment in the form of cash, check, or credit card and must be paid at the time of check-in at the event. See cancellation policy below.

    *This program is pre-approved for 1 General HRCI credit.

    Registration and lunch begin at 11:45, and include time for networking with other members and chapter announcements. The presentation/program begins around 12:00pm and lasts until approximately 1:30pm (includes a question/answer period).

    Cancellation policy: Registrants will be billed the full price of the event if a cancellation is not received by 5:00 pm on the Monday prior to the luncheon.

    To Cancel an Existing Reservation send the names of the attendees and the date of the event you cannot attend to

    The legal information provided by speakers at our monthly meetings is a service to our members, their guests and other attendees. It is intended to be a source of general information, not opinion or legal advice on any specific situation and does not create an attorney-client relationship with any individual. If you would like more information about any of the legal topics, you are urged to consult with an attorney who is experienced in the particular area of interest. If you need assistance with human resource or labor relations functions, we may be able to refer you to an experienced consultant.