APA Detroit Chapter
Payroll Professionals Helping Payroll Professionals
The APA Detroit Chapter is affiliated with the American Payroll Association, but is an autonomous and independent organization.
The Chapter is a non-
The Detroit Chapter has been Serving Payroll Professionals in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan since 1985.
This website developed and maintained by Roger A. Smith, CPP
All contents Copyright © 1997-
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Enjoy the benefits of membership. Visit our Chapter Membership page for the details.
Help Us Grow Our Chapter! Introduce other payroll professionals to our Chapter.
This month only, guests and other non-
Next Chapter Meeting
Our next Chapter Meeting will be held on April 20, 2017. "Managing Conflict and Building Harmonious Relationships with Others" presented by Becca Buckner, Training and Development Manager from Carhartt. We are very excited to have Becca back. Complete meeting details are posted on our Chapter Meeting Schedule page.
Chapter Bulletin Board
Information on upcoming webinars presented by Roger A. Smith, CPP, and Maddin Hauser’s Employment Law Symposium have been added to our Chapter Bulletin Board.
CPP Exam Preparation Class
Our 2017 CPP Exam Preparation Class, presented in conjunction with Schoolcraft College in Livonia, will be held Wednesday evenings between 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm, beginning May 3rd and running through August 16th. The format is a classroom lecture on a different payroll topic each week, plus two mini-
If you plan to sit for the certification exam, download the CPP Candidate Examination Handbook at www.americanpayroll.org/certification and review the required educational and work experience prerequisites for the certification exam before registering for this class. There are no eligibility requirements to enroll in this study group class.
For individuals currently certified as a CPP or FPC, this class has been approved by the American Payroll Association for up to 41 recertification credit hours (depending on your attendance). This is a great way to earn education hours toward your future recertification!
Cost of the Exam Preparation Class is $235 ($188 for seniors). Participants should
have the 2017 edition of The Payroll Source textbook, available from the American
Payroll Association at www.americanpayroll.org/store. Registration is now open and
can be done online, mail-
To register online:
1) Go to https://webadvisor.schoolcraft.edu.
2) If you already have a Schoolcraft College WebAdvisor account and ID number, log into your account before continuing.
3) On the left side of the screen, click “Continuing Education (Non-
4) Under the Registration menu, click “Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes.”
5) Scroll down the page and enter the 6-
6) On the next screen, click the checkbox for this class from the course list at the bottom of the screen and click “Submit.”
7) On the following screens, enter the required enrollment information. A credit card or eCheck is necessary for online registration.
To register by mail-
Go to http://www.schoolcraft.edu/docs/default-
We’re moving again! All class sessions this year will be in Room 300 of the Biomedical Technology Center, behind the Forum building on the Schoolcraft College campus.
“Know the Numbers 2017”
Chapter members may visit the “Resources_for_Members” page for the 2017 version of “Know the Numbers.” Thanks again to Howard Goldman, CPP for providing this valuable information.
Our Chapter has established a group on LinkedIn. This group is intended for disseminating news and promoting discussions regarding subjects of interest to Detroit Chapter members and prospective members. We encourage you to join this group. Chapter Membership is also encouraged, of course, but not required. Look for “Detroit Chapter American Payroll Association” on LinkedIn, or simply click on this link to learn more
Seeking a new position?
If you or someone you know is seeking a new payroll opportunity check out our Job Opportunities page often. The most recent opening was posted February 23, 2017 and new ones can come in at any time.
March Chapter Meeting
Our March Meeting featured networking, a delicious buffet dinner, and two presentations from Maddin Hauser: "How to Maintain and Protect Confidential Information and Personnel Files" and "Social Media Policies and Electronic Devices" presented by Katie Brown and Adam Blaylock
Meeting minutes and the handouts are available in the Members’ Area.