Advocacy

Posts Tagged Advocacy

What's your HR kryptonite?  Is it tracking FMLA leave? Navigating the HR Bermuda triangle of ADA, FMLA and workers' comp? Figuring out who's an employee or independent contractor under the conflicting federal and state laws, regulations and guidance?  And how many times have we been in front of these issues trying to shape these important public policies before they became law? 

November 15, 2017
Tags:

 

 

Last month, almost 750 SHRM members joined us in Washington D.C. for SHRM’s 39th Employment Law and Legislation Conference. It was an especially exciting time to be in the nation’s capital, with volatile health care negotiations and a Supreme Court nomination underway. We could feel the energy and immediacy in every session. There is so much at stake right now, with changes coming at a pace we’ve never experienced.

April 3, 2017
 
I’ll be the first to admit that politics kind of intimidats me, regardless of working for a small municipality on the Aleutian Island Chain of Alaska.  There was something about Advocacy Day during SHRM’s Employment Law & Legislative Conference that intrigued me, and maybe slightly terrified me, but never one to back down from a challenge, I signed up.
 
April 3, 2017

As part of our coverage of the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition, each of the official bloggers is conducting Q&As with session speakers.  As I scanned the list of speakers, one that caught my attention right away was Jeffrey Tobias Halter, president of strategic consulting company YWomen. His session is titled, “Why Women – The Leadership Imperative to Advanc

March 28, 2017

SHRM was the voice of HR during both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions and was joined by hundreds of our members in each city. Each day this week, a SHRM member will tell their story about attending the political conventions! 


Cleveland, our city of today and tomorrow…

Indeed it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. – Sir Winston Churchill, 1947.

August 2, 2016

 

SHRM was the voice of HR during both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions and was joined by hundreds of our members in each city. Each day this week, a SHRM member will tell their story about attending the political conventions! 

Attending the Democratic National Convention reminded me that our ability to have impact is real and vital

August 1, 2016

 
 

The Democratic National Convention is officially underway, and SHRM is on the ground in Philly.

July 26, 2016

Convention Week #2: One Week Down, and One Week Closer to Election Day

July 25, 2016

 

SHRM and CFGI successfully wrapped up participation in the Republican National Convention (RNC) this week and are now preparing to take on the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia, PA next week. To say the convention experience is exciting, is certainly an understatement!  

July 22, 2016
Tags:

 

It is day two at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio! And, what better day for me to reflect on the role of HR in today’s workplace, than today, coined by the RNC as the “Make America Work Again” day. HR professionals know how to make the workplace work and that often begins with attracting a skilled workforce.

July 20, 2016
Tags:

(Editor’s Note: The Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland, Ohio on July 18-21, 2016. The Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 25-28, 2016.)

July 18, 2016

On Monday morning after the opening keynote by Amy Cuddy, SHRM is offering up a plethora of sessions (the 10:45 a.m. slot).  You will find me in room 207 and I will be attending T Minus 90 days and Counting to the General Election.

June 14, 2016

By Tiffany Bloyer

It isn’t every day when a Human Resources Director from a small local government in Pennsylvania travels to Washington, DC.  But, that opportunity presented itself to me and two other HR advocates earlier this month.  

May 6, 2016