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Highlights from the Compare the Candidates Panel Discussion hosted by SHRM at the Republican National Convention featuring:

September 24, 2012

HR Professionals from Florida pose questions to Mitt Romney and Pres. Barack Obama. 

September 20, 2012

President’s State of the Union Address Highlights Priorities for 2012 

On Tuesday evening, Jan. 24, President Obama addressed Congress to lay out his priorities going into a contentious election year. Some of the issues he raised were taken right out of the HR policy playbook.

News Updates
January 30, 2012
Social media sites Wikipedia and Google held a blackout day on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to highlight their opposition to the "Stop Online Piracy Act" (SOPA) and the "Protect Intellectual Property Act" (PIPA) bills in Congress. Wikipedia claimed that over 162 million people saw the blackout message on its website. One day later on January 19, the unofficial vote ledger switched from 80 members of Congress supporting SOPA/PIPA and 31 opposing to 65 supporting and 101 opposing it. This was a net loss of 85 votes for the SOPA/PIPA advocates in only one day!
January 23, 2012