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HR Issues Update
 

   11/3/2011
 
  

Capitol Hill Update

House Committee Approves SHRM-supported Labor Relations Bill
On Oct. 26, the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce approved the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094). The bill is a response to two recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) actions.  [ More ]

Regulatory Developments

SHRM Voices Concerns with Affirmative Action Enforcement Letter 
Last week, SHRM and the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) expressing serious concerns about proposed changes in federal affirmative action enforcement.  [ More
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Workplace Flexibility

SHRM’s Workplace Flexibility Efforts Get a Boost
Earlier this year, SHRM formed a strategic partnership with the Families and Work Institute (FWI) to educate HR professionals and their organizations about the important business benefits of an effective and flexible workplace.  [ More ] 

2011 SHRM Leadership Conference

Over 400 SHRM Volunteer Leaders to Canvass Capitol Hill
Later this month, a record 400 or more SHRM volunteer leaders and members of the SHRM Advocacy Team (A-Team) will spread across Capitol Hill for meetings with members of Congress and their staffs.  [ More ] 

November 8 - Election Day 2011

Don't Forget To Vote!
While this year is an 'off election year' for Federal and most state legislators, voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to decide the outcome of a handul of state legislatures, along with thousands of county and local seats across the country.  Please make every effort to exercise your constitutional right and vote this Election Day - November 8!

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