Pay for your Membership Renewal Now! The membership fee shall be $75.00 per calendar year, with renewals due January 1 of each following year. All memberships expire December 31st each year. Membership dues for new members will be $75.00 for the remaining calendar year; however, membe
LHRMA Members! In support of the annual Toys for Tots campaign, we are asking LHRMA members to bring an unwrapped toy to the November 12th meeting at the Isles Reception Hall. Toys should be purchased for kids up to age 12. The best thing to do when considering an appropriate gift for
Is your company a Best Place to Work in Lincoln? Find out by participating in Lincoln’s Best Places to Work competition! Woods & Aitken LLP would like to invite you to participate in the 2019 Best Places to Work in Lincoln survey, which measures employee satisfaction and engagemen
SHRM is offering a deal for SHRM members and chapter members to recertify with a discount prior to Dec 31st SHRM membership plus LHRMA membership is a perfect combination. But for you, as a SHRM-certified professional, tis the season to snag a good deal. Act now! Don’t let your creden
Legislative Director Update 10/15/18 A brief Legislative Director update below. DOL: The U.S. Department of Labor announced a public hearing on October 17 in Washington DC beginning at 10:00 a.m. to address the Obama-era rule expanding overtime eligibility under the FLSA. Alexander Ac
Legislative Director Update 7/30/18 A brief Legislative Director update below. NLRB: The General Counsel’s office of the NLRB recently released additional Advice Memorandums. One of the memos focuses on an organization’s rules restricting the use of intellectual property and app user’
Legislative Director Update 7/03/18 A brief Legislative Director update below. Supreme Court: The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended June 2018 included decisions on many topics important to workplace law, including class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements, public-sect
*Event From The Lincoln Circle* The Lincoln Circle by joe gerstandt February 7th Event LincOne Federal Credit Union 9:00am-10:30am Join us for our February 7th meeting. You can RSVP here. Coffee, tea, water and continental breakfast items will be provided. Description of The Lincoln Circle We are a community of people involved in designing, organizing, supporting, and leading Organizational Diversity and Inclusion efforts in and around Lincoln. We believe strongly in the power and the importance of Diversity and Inclusion, for our organizations and for our community. We meet to support each other, share resources and information, and to move this work forward. We meet monthly for 90 minutes, and we try to do four things with our meetings: We try to make it easy for folks doing this work to find and connect with other folks doing this work. We try to learn from what local organizations are doing and have done relative to Diversity and Inclusion. We try to help each other get better, by sharing our experiences and expertise. We try to love each other. joe gerstandt Inclusion Strategist
February Program & Workshop Location: Hillcrest Country Club 9401 E O St, Lincoln, NE 68527 11:00 – 11:30 am: Registration 11:30 – 12:00 pm: Lunch & Announcements 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Keynote Session 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Workshop (normally 2 hours) Lunch Program Topic: The Roaring 20’s: Known for Economic & Social Transformation. Is your Benefits Package Stuck? Building a better benefits experience is a juggling act, especially in today’s rapidly changing employee benefits marketplace, technology advancements, and regulatory changes. Join us to learn about what the SECURE Act is and how it impacts your retirement plan, how Artificial Intelligence is impacting the insurance industry, how to gain control of your healthcare finances and improve your employees’ overall health access and experience. Workshop Topic: Rethinking Your Benefits in Changing Times During the keynote presentation, we will have only scratched the surface of the ever-changing benefit technologies, strategies and regulations. During this workshop, presenters will take a deeper dive into each one of these topics to discuss how they impact or can transform your benefits. Takeaways will include: What is artificial intelligence and how it can help to improve employees’ health and experiences. Learning what to look for and do to help you control unwanted healthcare spending. Three key areas of the SECURE Act and what they mean to retirement planning. Strategies for building strong benefit programs that improve employee engagement and well-being. Credits: This program & workshop is valid for 3 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. Presenters: Adam Hall, Tho Olson Group Adam joined The Olson Group in August 2016 as an Employee Benefits Consultant and has over 10 years of experience in the employee benefits industry. Adam previously worked with a large independent insurance agency and one of the top national insurance carrier. Adam holds his Health/Life License in the state of Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa, & Kansas. He is Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) certified. Presently, Adam assists with employers to provide the best solution to their employee benefit package. He has deep knowledge and understanding of medical funding arrangements and employee benefits underwriting. Adam is a native of Nebraska and a graduate of Blair High School & Hastings College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. Travis Martin, Tho Olson Group Travis joined The Olson Group as an Employee Benefits Advisor just over a year ago. He previously spent 16 years in a similar position, where he garnered multiple achievement awards for his work in the industry. Travis holds his Life/Health License in the states of Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas. He also holds a Nebraska Insurance Consultant’s License. Travis is known for taking time to understand each client and their specific needs. Travis is a native of Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Education. Register: Lunch Program Registration Fee: LHRMA members – $15 All Other Attendees – $25 Workshop Registration Fee: All Attendees—$35 College Student LHRMA Members *Luncheon attendance is free for SHRM designated student chapter members. Current SHRM designated chapters include: University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Students must register through Jenessa Keiser, College Relations Chair, email@example.com for free meeting attendance.
March Program Location: The Graduate Hotel 141 N 9th St, Lincoln, NE 68508 11:00 – 11:30 am: Registration 11:30 – 12:00 pm: Lunch & Announcements 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Keynote Session Topic: Workplace Incivility Description: Learn ways to approach or coach to difficult behaviors when they happen in your workplace. What can you control when communication breaks down, and how to react and respond appropriately so that you maintain your professionalism. Objectives: Discuss behaviors that affect relationships in a negative way Explain the role of intention v.s perception Recognize ways to react and respond appropriately Credits: This program is valid for 1 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. Presenters Melissa Carpenter Human Resources Manager Bryan Health Melissa Carpenter has been in the Human Resources field for 20 years with a focus on Employee Relations and Organizational Development. She received her Bachelors from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She has a strong focus on the “Human” part of Human Resources believing that employees are the greatest asset to any organization. She is passionate about helping leaders with complex issues and believes that with every difficult situation there is growth, you just have to be willing to see it. Register: Lunch Program Registration Fee: LHRMA members – $15 All Other Attendees – $25 College Student LHRMA Members *Luncheon attendance is free for SHRM designated student chapter members. Current SHRM designated chapters include: University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Students must register through Jenessa Keiser, College Relations Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org for free meeting attendance.