Making Telework Work, Now & Into the Future

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • webinar

GSHRM will host a lunchtime webinar for members and guests to discuss the continuation of telework as a result of COVID-19 and how business can adapt to ensure inclusive and productive outcomes now and into the future.

Topics will include:

1) The White House & CDC Guidelines for Employers on Opening Up America - Three Phases 

2) Telework and Accessibility

3) Telework: Enhancing Efficiency, Communication & Engagement

Registration link for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

A special thank you to Leslie Hayes of The Hayes Approach for volunteering to deliver the live captioning service.

Guest Speakers:

Amy Garland, Performance HCM

Amy has 30 years of professional experience in helping organizations build stronger communications and personnel growth systems. In her current role, Amy is an iSolved CHM consultant at Performance HCM, a Human Capital Management Company that offers a strategic framework, supported by a software infrastructure, to facilitate comprehensive and employee-centric management systems. Amy's approach to customer service is value driven, and she is committed to providing high-value solutions that ensure an efficient and effective employment life cycle. A graduate of the University of Florida, Amy holds a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations and earned a Masters in Education from Jacksonville University.  Amy supports a wide-range of nonprofits including volunteer time dedicated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Meals on Wheels and Upstate-based animal care initiatives. She is married to husband, Jim, and has two children that attend Clemson University.  In her free time, Amy loves to work in the yard, cook, read and spend quality time with her family and two dogs, Shay and Charlie and cat, Zozo.

Demetrius Pyburn, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd 

Demetrius provides advice and counsel to employers on everyday compliance issues involving the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, NLRB, Title VII, state law employment statutes and other employment-related regulations. He also has experience in litigating claims involving wage payment, discrimination and retaliation. Demetrius regularly blogs about workplace issues on

Prior to joining our firm, Demetrius served in the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment in the U.S. Army. He continues to serve in the U.S. Army Reserves as a Human Resources Specialist in the 812th Transportation Headquarters. In law school, Demetrius served as President of Service Member & Veterans in Law as well as Corresponding Secretary for the Black Law Student Association.

Chris Sparrow, Able South Carolina

Chris is the Employment Services Coordinator for the Upstate office of Able South Carolina. In addition to working with individuals directly to build employment skills, Chris ensures employers understand their obligations under the ADA and how to make their workplace more inviting for job seekers with disabilities. He has provided trainings to a variety of businesses and services providers throughout the state. He is a Certified ADA Coordinator and has done ADA Assessments for SC DHHS, the Peace Center for the Performing Arts, City of Greenville, and other businesses and municipalities in the region. Chris is a Leadership Greenville Alumnus and is active in the disability rights movement in Greenville.


P.O. Box 5202

Greenville, SC 29606


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