The McKinney Chamber of Commerce has partnered with SCORE-Dallas to bring you an educational series on human resources topics that affect your business. You may register for all programs in the series or just one – each will be held at the Chamber office.

Upcoming programs include:

Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup of Labor & Employment Laws
Tuesday, July 29, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

New and growing small businesses often need help identifying and understanding the specific Federal / State labor laws and regulations that apply to them. The penalties, fines and legal expenses for non-compliance can directly affect profits. The objective of this presentation is to identify and understand which labor laws and regulations apply to your small business.

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Hiring & Basic Policy Considerations
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Adding staff is a necessary part of any businesses growth and expansion. Job descriptions, job classification, postings, recruitment, interview questions, checking references, and making hiring decisions / job offers all need to be done in a manner that decreases risk to the business. The objective of this presentation is to understand the labor laws that apply, as well as policy and practices that can help you avoid liability in the hiring process.

Post-Employment & Separation / Termination
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

You have added staff due to growth and expansion. Now, what do you need to know about post-employment and separation/termination? The objective of this presentation is to understand the labor laws that apply and essential policies that can help you avoid liability post-employment and separation/termination.

Pricing for each two-hour program is $25 for Chamber members and $30 for not-yet-members. Purchase all three for the price of $60 for Chamber members and $75 for not-yet-members. Each class will be limited to 30 participants.

Click here to register for one or more of these sessions.

For questions, contact Amy Kirk at or at 972-542-0163.

The Chamber, in partnership with the McKinney Economic Development Corporation, launched the Competitive Edge Business Education Series in January 2014. The curriculum-based series reaches a broad range of industries and specialties and comes at an affordable price. Competitive Edge offers seminars to support businesses large and small and include topics such as finance, human resources, sales/business development, information technology and more.


About the McKinney Chamber of Commerce

The McKinney Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for the McKinney business community and proudly serves as the unified business voice of McKinney. The Chamber represents over 39,000 employees from more than 1,230 business investors in McKinney and throughout the North Texas region. With a rich heritage of leadership and collaboration, the Chamber works in concert with the City of McKinney, community partners and the corporate community to promote, advocate for and expand business. As publisher of McKinney Magazine, and, the McKinney Chamber markets the community’s advantages as the foremost location for doing business and to keep a growing community connected. The Chamber is celebrating its Centennial in 2014 recognizing 100 years of service to the McKinney Business Community and City of McKinney.

About the McKinney Economic Development Corporation

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) was created in 1993 to support the development, expansion and relocation of new and existing companies. The MEDC is an organization with a mission to work to create an environment in which community-oriented businesses can thrive. The MEDC is actively pursuing investments in Aeronautics/Aviation, Corporate headquarters, Emerging technology, Healthcare and Medical Device Manufacturing, Professional services, and Renewable energy. For more information, visit