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SHRM HR Issues Update  
 

Public Policy News for the HR Professional 
10/30/2009   
 
 

 


Health Care Reform

House Democrats Unveil $894 Billion Health Care Fix 
On October 29, the Democratic leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled their long-awaited fix for the nation’s health care delivery system.  The bill, entitled the “Affordable Health Care for America Act” (H.R. 3962), includes many provisions of interest to HR professionals.  [ More ]


Employment Verification

Obama Expected to Sign Three-Year Extension of E-Verify
Within the coming days, President Obama is expected to sign legislation that includes an extension of E-Verify, the Federal government’s voluntary, web-based system that allows employers to confirm employees’ work eligibility.  More ]
 

Increasing SHRM’s Visibility and Influence


Showcasing SHRM at Health Care and Working Mother Conferences
The week of October 26 was another busy one for the SHRM External Affairs team, as they continued to raise SHRM’s visibility among policy-makers, thought leaders, and the people who influence them both in and out of our nation’s capital.  [ More ]

Member Advocacy

Nebraska Members Host Breakfast for Senator Ben Nelson
On August 19, members of the Human Resource Association of the Midlands (HRAM) chapter of SHRM in Nebraska hosted Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) for breakfast during a Day Inside the District (DITD) event in Omaha.  [ More ]


 

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