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HR Issues Update
 

   5/30/2012
 

2012 Presidential Election

SHRM-sponsored Event to Showcase Obama-Romney Differences on Economic Issues
On Thursday, May 31, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ET), SHRM will kick off its sponsorship of National Journal’s “Compare the Candidates” series with a policy forum event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.  To access this event live on Thursday morning, click HERE. [ More ]

Capitol Hill Update

SHRM’s Jackson Addresses Congressional Staff on Workplace Flexibility
SHRM President and CEO Henry G. ‘Hank’ Jackson, CPA, was one of three panelists to address a congressional audience on Capitol Hill May 22 during a briefing on workplace flexibility. [ More ]

Member Advocacy

CalSHRM Heads to the Hill – In Sacramento
On May 17, nearly 65 professionals brought the voice of HR to life in the California State Capitol. With more than 30 workplace-related measures pending in the California Senate and General Assembly, there wasn’t a shortage of topics to address in their visits with legislators and their staffs during CalSHRM’s 2012 Legislative Conference. [ More ] 

Regulatory Update - Employment Verification

SHRM Files Comments on Proposed Revisions to Form I-9
Yesterday, May 29, 2012, SHRM joined the American Council on International Personnel (ACIP) in comments to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on proposed revisions to the Form I-9, used to verify employment eligibility. [ More ]

Workplace Flexibility

When Work Works Update
Barely halfway into 2012 and support for When Work Works, the joint project of SHRM and the Families and Work Institute (FWI), continues to grow.  With over 50 educational programs scheduled for 2012 and 26 programs completed to date, this effort to raise awareness of the business benefits of workplace flexibility in communities across the country continues to grow. [ More ]

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