With Congress divided, no clear mandate for either party, and a wealth of new faces at all levels of government, it is imperative for business leaders and HR to proactively welcome the incoming Congress, and to educate new legislators about all matters work.
Emily M. Dickens, SHRM Corporate Secretary and Chief of Staff
voices can effectively contribute to national policy that benefits all
citizens. There are now a myriad of opportunities for us to unite those voices
on issues that impact the 116 million people represented by SHRM’s over 300,000
divided power at the federal level, the states will become more active on
issues that impact work, the worker and the workplace.
policy solutions are poised to move workplaces forward. We call on Congress to expand
employer-provided educational assistance to cover student loans and pass the
Workflex in the 21st Century Act to provide paid leave and workflex
options to all employees.
New Democratic majorities in ME, NY, NM, NV, CO and IL will pursue workplace policies in 2019, including mandated leave and predictable scheduling.
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