Gregg Gerlach will be presenting the components of an effective Performance Management System to the HR Division of the Volusia Manufacturers Association.
Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
7:45 – 10:00 AM
Daytona Beach International Airport
International Speedway Blvd
Volusia Room


Gregg Gerlach will be presented to the HR Council for the Florida First Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors the developing legal issues in the workplace surrounding social media.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
12 – 1:30 PM
Step Up for Students
4655 Salisbury Rd.
Quadrant Building II
Suite 250


Gregg will be speaking concerning the proper classification of individuals as either employees or independent contractors based upon the 20 point test set forth by the IRS and the potential hazards for misclassification. Gregg will be speaking on a panel of employment and tax attorneys.
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Compass Consulting Group presents the HR Challenges Workshop 2011. Gregg Gerlach will be among the speakers in this informative seminar speaking on Social Media: New Rights and Responsibilities for Employers and Employees
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
7:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Roger Main Bld. Rm 370
Behind St. Luke’s Hospital
4201 Belfort Rd.
Jacksonville, Fl 32216


This event is a must for your supervisors. In this interactive format, they will work with other companies’ supervisors to determine what they think is the best way to handle a situation they could be faced with. VMA Supervisors and HR Managers, together with Gregg Gerlach, will address HR best practices in the context of various prepared scenarios.
June 14, 2011
7:45 – 10 AM
Daytona Beach International Airport, Volusia Room
700 Catalina Dr. Daytona Beach Florida

How to Win a Florida Unemployment Telephonic Appeals Hearing

April 12, 2011
7:45 – 9:00 AM
Daytona Beach International Airport, Volusia Room
700 Catalina Drive, Daytona Beach, FL

How to Avoid Firing Mistakes

September 29, 2010 – How to Avoid Firing Mistakes – 9 AM to 12 PM
November 16, 2010 – How to Avoid Firing Mistakes – 9 AM to 12 PM

Classes with Tom Harper at the University of North Florida

September 21, 2010 – Understanding FMLA – 9 AM to 4:30 PM
November 9, 2010 – Understanding FMLA – 9 AM to 4:30 PM
February 23, 2011 – Understanding FLSA – 9 AM to 4:30 PM
March 9, 2011 – Labor and Employment Complaince for Managers and Supervisors – 9 AM to 12 PM

HR Manager Liability and Recent Developments in Employment Laws

June 8, 2010
7:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Indigo Lakes Golf Club
312 Indigo Lakes Drive
Daytona Beach, FL

HR Compliance Issues

June 9, 2010
12 – 1:30 PM
The Haskell Company
111 Riverside Ave.
Jacksonville FL


Feb 24, 2010
University of North Florida
Continuing Education Center Division of Continuing Education
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2678


Compass Consulting HR Workshop with Gregg Gerlach
April 20, 2010
Breakfast 7:30 a.m. Workshop 8:10 a.m.
Roger Main Building
Room 370 Behind St. Luke’s Hospital
4201 Belfort Road
Jacksonville, Florida

Navigating Legal Minefields

An Interactive Business Law Workshop for Business Owners and Executives
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.


Compass Consulting Group presents the HR Challenges Workshop 2009. Gregg Gerlach will be among the speakers in this informative seminar. Training Certificates with free consultation will be awarded to all participants.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
7:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
Roger Main Building. Room 370
Behind St. Luke’s Hospital
4201 Belfort Rd.
Jacksonville, Fl 32216


Steve Hall, President, East Coast Insurors, Certified WorkComp Advisor
Gregg Gerlach, Esquire, HarperGerlach, Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
7:45 A.M. to 10:00 A..M.
DBIA-Volusia Room
700 Catalina Drive Suite 300
Daytona Beach, FL 32114


Gregg Gerlach and Amy Harrison from the Ford Harrison Law Firm, will be presenting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and The Importance of Harassment Avoidance Training to the Associated Builders and Contractors Human Resource Council. Lunch is included.
Wednesday , September 9. 2009
Noon to 1:30 PM
The Haskell Company
111 Riverside Ave.
Jacksonville, Fl 32204

Federal Labor Laws and Legislation Update

Gregg Gerlach will speak to the Human Resources Division of the Volusia Manufacturers Association on the many recent changes and anticipated changes to federal labor laws and how they affect employers.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
7:30 A.M. (Breakfast Included)
Volusia Room, Daytona International Airport, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Federal Labor Laws and Legislation Update

Change We’ve Been Dealt: New and Imminent Federal Labor and Employment Laws. – Gregg Gerlach spoke to the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce on the many recent changes and anticipated changes to federal labor laws and how they affect employers.
May 14, 2009
9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Best Western Inn, 119 US Hwy 17s, Palatka

HR Compliance Workshop

Gregg Gerlach was one of the featured speakers at the Compass Consulting HR Compliance Workshop 2009
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Baptist Medical Center South, Jacksonville, FL
7:30am to 12:00pm (continental breakfast from 7:30 to 8:15)

FMLA Master Class

Attend this lively one-day event with Tom, Gregg & Jack and acquire the skills, comprehensive understanding, and confidence to make both case-by-case and strategic FMLA decisions that withstand the toughest scrutiny.  You’ll arm yourself and your organization against the growing tide of FMLA-related lawsuits.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Courtyard by Marriott
610 Wells Road
Orange Park, FL 32073
(904) 854-1500

HR Challenges Workshop 2008

Please join Gregg for this informative and educational workshop regarding the Florida Employer’s #1 Crisis – – Overtime Disputes!  Gregg will be teaming up with other speakers at this year’s HR Challenges Workshop sponsored by First Coast Premier Group.  Gregg will be on a panel of speakers who will also address Getting Your Employees to Pay Attention to Health Care Costs; Identity Theft in the Workplace, the importance of Background Checks Before Hiring Employees and HR Trends in North Florida.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
7:30 Breakfast provided, 8:15 – Noon, Workshop
Baptist Medical Center South
14550 St. Augustine Road, Exit 335 of I-95

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Gary Yeldell presented this educational workshop regarding Alternative Dispute Resolutions.
August 14, 2008
9:00 – 11:00 A.M.
Prime Martin Center, Palatka

Employers’ #1 Crisis – Overtime Disputes

ADP Small Business Services is sponsoring Gregg & Tom in this 2-hour seminar that will help you avoid potential lawsuits.  The overtime law applies to ALL employees, regardless of how they are compensated, unless the employer can prove that the employee is exempt from the overtime requirements of FLSA.    Attend this seminar to discover exactly what the requirements are.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
8:30 – 10:30 AM or 11:30 – 1:30 PM or 2:30 – 4:30 PM
ADP Small Business Services
10407 Centurion Pkwy N.
Jacksonville Fl, 32256

FLSA Master Class Seminar

If you’re the pay policy expert at your organization, the one management turns to for accurate and justifiable decision-making advice, you’ve got to stay ahead of this exploding problem.  Invest just one day in learning all the latest rules for complying with complex payroll and overtime laws
October 28, 2008
7:30 – 4:00 P.M.
Rosen Plaza Hotel
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 996-9700

Employment Records – Retention, Retrieval & Destruction

Tom, Gregg and Jack presented this advanced interactive workshop for Florida Employers.  Most employment-related lawsuits stem from poor documentation practices, so how you compile and store various records can make or break your defense in court or in a regulatory agency’s compliance audit.  This one-day learning and networking event covers both your legal requirements and best practices to apply at your Florida Workplace.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando

Florida Employment Law Conference

With the touch economic realities of today, there has never been a more important time for Florida’s business and organizations to ensure they have the tools needed to comply with state and federal anti-discrimination laws.  Tom Harper will gave 2 hour presentation Monday Dec. 8 and Tuesday Dec. 9 on Auditing For Wage Hour Compliance to include violations that lead to litigation such as misclassified employees, time records, commission employees, retail issues, deductions from pay and much more.
December 8-10, 2008
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Florida Hotel and Conference Center
1500 Sandlake Road
Orlando, FL 32809

Union Avoidance Seminar

Please Join Tom & Ed for this informative and educational seminar and learn what you can do to keep your workplace union-free, and avoid disruption that can come with collective bargaining.  You will learn the very latest developments, rulings, techniques, and tactics for winning the fight to remain union-free.
Thursday, May 22, 2008
!0:00 am to 4:00pm
Howard Johnson’s
150 Park Ave
I-295 & Hwy 17
Orange Park, FL  32073

Affirmative Action Plans and EEO Reporting, Volusia Manufacturers Association, Human Resource Division Breakfast

April 8, 2008
7:30 am – 9:30 am
Daytona Beach International Airport – Volusia Room

Managing Within the Law Class at UNF

Presented by G. Thomas Harper, Esq
Do you know what questions are acceptable on a job application or in an interview? Are you perplexed by some of the acronyms that are in your organizations HR policies? Whether you work in a Human Resources department, serve as the hiring manager in a small business, or simply manage a team, you need to know about the national and state laws that govern employment. In this special seminar, you’ll learn about the various laws, acts, and statutes that keep our workplaces fair, safe and discrimination free, and how they can impact you as a manager.
9:00 AM-4:30 PM
University Center (Building 43)
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224

FMLA Master Class

The Advanced Interactive Workshop for Employers

Presenters: G. Thomas Harper, Gregg Gerlach and Eduardo A. Suarez

  • What recent FMLA court decisions have done.
  • The FMLA record-keeping error that continues to trip up even the savviest managers.
  • How to tame the intermittent leave and reduce schedule beasts.
  • How to judge a “Serious Health Condition”
  • And much, much more.

Thursday, February 14, 2008
7:30AM – 4:30PM
AAA National Office
Heathrow, Florida

Annual Southeast Building Conference

Recent Developments in Florida Law for Contractors

Location: Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL

The Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) was a huge hit with all in attendance. In its 28th year, the 2006 SEBC show featured a record 1,000 booths and a comprehensive lineup of professional designation courses. One such professional course was Harper Gerlach’s seminar entitled Employment Law for Contractors. The seminar covered topics including avoiding discrimination in the workplace, the proper use of drug testing, workers compensation and testing the true status of independent contractors.

Florida Employment Law Conference

Tom and Gregg spoke on the Fair Labor Standards Act at the 2007 Florida Employment Law Conference. This 3 day event was sponsored by the Florida Commission on Human Relations and took place December 17th through the 19th, 2007.

HR Challenges Workshop 2007

Gregg shared his knowledge of Labor and Employment law as it relates to “12 Common Mistakes Employers Make  & How You Can Avoid Them”.
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007 – Baptist Medical Center South, Jacksonville, FL

12 Most Common Employer Mistakes

Gary returned to the Putnam County Chamber’s HR series next month, where he presented Harper Gerlach’s seminar on the “12 Most Common Mistakes Employers Make.”
October 11, 2007 , Price Martin Center

Volusia Manufacturers Association – Small Manufacturers Expo

Managing within the Law – Tom and Gregg shared their knowledge of Labor and Employment law as it relates to the training of your supervisors.
Tom and Gregg also presented  the “12 Most Common Employer Mistakes” which will emphasize those areas human resource managers and business owners need to concentrate their greatest efforts to prevent against employee disputes, or win the unavoidable ones.
Sept. 27 – Advanced Technology College
(centrally located in Volusia County)

Finance for Human Resources Professionals

Through this interactive seminar, you will come away better prepared to not only ask the right questions, but make better decisions to secure your place at the conference room table. If you have ever seen any of his presentations, you understand Eduardo’s ability to clarify even the most difficult subject matter.
Tuesday, September 18, Sarasota, Fl, and Wed. September 19 in Tampa

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