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Florida Venue for US Poultry's Human Resources Seminar

17 March 2015

US - A seminar on human resources from US Poultry and Egg Association aims to address critical topics in managing today’s 'People Programs'.

The 2015 Human Resources Seminar will provide updates on managing changing demographics, benefits and wellness trends, and immigration, while also learning ways to effectively connect with, engage and retain employees.

Sponsored by US Poultry & Egg Association, the annual seminar was developed by an industry committee of knowledgeable and experienced human resource managers. It will be held on 20 to 22 April at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida.

Committee chairman Jeff Garrett, Norbest Turkey, commented: “Regardless of how sophisticated equipment and machines may be, the success of a company ultimately depends upon its workforce.

“ It is extremely important to stay up-to-date on areas that affect our workforce, such as government regulations, union activities, changing trends in society, and changes in recruiting methods, retention and training. This seminar will provide the tools necessary to ensure human resource managers are provided with the most current information available in these areas.” 

The programme agenda will include the following topics:

  • A Washington Insider’s Perspective
  • New Wage and Hour Challenges Affecting Today’s Poultry Industry
  • Benefits/Wellness Trends
  • Security/Workplace Violence
  • Regulatory Agency Update
  • Pregnancy Discrimination and Other Accommodations
  • It’s Just Strategy: Demystifying Long-Term Planning
  • Having a “Want To” Mentality
  • HRIS: Tech Tools for HR Management
  • Managing Changing Demographics: Cultural and Millennials
  • Union Organization Tactics and
  • USPOULTRY Overview.

A series of roundtable workshops are also part of the agenda, covering topics such as Supervisory Training and Development; Recruiting and Retention Best Practices; Immigration/Employment Verification; Strategic Planning and more.

To register for the Human Resources Seminar, click here or go to

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