Frank Cania

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Frank A. Cania, MSEmpL, AWI-CH, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is founder and president of HR Compliance Experts LLC. For more than 25 years his professional focus has been on employment law, regulatory compliance, and workplace investigations. Frank earned an MS in employment law from the Shepard Broad Law School and holds certifications from the HR Certification Institute (SPHR), the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP), and the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI-CH). Frank is a strong advocate for the HR profession and is proud to have provided expert witness testimony to the House of Representatives’ Small Business Committee. Frank has taught college-level employment law classes, presents nationally on compliance-related topics, writes a blog called “Frankly Speaking,” and volunteers with SHRM at the local, state, and national levels. Frank and his wife Becky have two amazing grandchildren, Connor, and Mackenzie, and two, now often overlooked, adult children, Blake and Ellie.

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Articles by Frank Cania, SHRM-SCP

As I was heading home after #SHRM22, I couldn’t help thinking about what I enjoyed the most. First, as a history lover, specifically U.S. history, it was an immeasurable honor to attend the closing general session to hear from President George W. Bush. Further, given the current divisive political climate, I was immensely proud of the respect shown to the former President by the thousands of my HR colleagues also in attendance.

July 7, 2022

The Supreme Court of the United States. Seldom, if ever, in the Court’s 232-year history have those seven words elicited such intense feelings from so many people. Yet, my experience with an admittedly small sample – surely a scintilla – of the American adult population indicates that few have a working knowledge of the Court’s history, purpose, structure, or processes.

June 4, 2022