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Trade Alliance Coffee Break: Trends and Opportunities with Singapore and ASEAN

Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce, 1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1500. Seattle, WA 98101
April 30, 2014 01:00PM - 02:00PM
Free for members, $15 for non-members

Join the Trade Alliance and Seattle USEAC for coffee and Singapore.  Singapore is a major trading hub; importing and exporting all kinds of products from consumer goods to high technology and industrial goods for re-export to ASEAN and other countries.

International Hot Topic Series Presents: Iran

Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce, 1301 5th Avenue, Suite 1500
May 5, 03:30PM - 05:30PM
Free for members $15 For Non-Members

Join the Trade Alliance for an exploration of the Iranian market and issues facing Iran’s engagement with the international economy.

Charting a Course & Telling Your Story: Maps & Data Workshop for Nonprofits

220 & Change Building, 220 2nd Ave S., Seattle, WA 98104
May 8, 2014 10:00AM - 11:30AM
$15 general admission, $10 for groups of 2 or more from same organization

Need to make your programs more efficient? Need to communicate the work you are doing to your potential supporters? Targeted data and well-framed maps build on mission-based narratives to help nonprofits answer questions of impact and reach. To become more efficient and generate maximum support, organizations must integrate existing data and investigate the possibility of collecting new data so that a combination of narrative, imagery and both spatial (location-based) and non-spatial data can help them chart their course and tell their story.

SEMINAR | Auditing Compliance With Changing Overtime Laws

U.S. Bank Centre, Fourth Floor Conference Room, 1420 5th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101
May 29, 2014 01:00PM - 04:30PM
Cost for this seminar is $30 prepay online; $35 at the door.

Please join us on Thursday, May 29, for an afternoon presentation that will cover the current state of President Obama’s expansive overtime work rules and who they may impact. Learn about recent changes that may affect overtime calculations. We will provide you with the tools necessary for auditing your own wage and hour practices, and we will also address how to tackle complex overtime calculation scenarios. We will discuss best practices for employers who have misclassified workers as overtime exempt, what does and does not get put into the regular rate of pay, and how to handle overtime calculations for salaried non-exempt personnel or workers with alternative pay structures. Participants will also have the opportunity to dust off their high school math skills and put that knowledge to practical use in a hands-on workshop based on real-life scenarios.