Legislative Director Update 5/24/18 The Supreme Court of the United States earlier this week held that class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements are enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act. The Supreme Court’s decision resolves the circuit split on whether class
Below is a link to the latest Legislative Update. Also provided are a few other updates below for your quick reference: As you can see from the attached summary, we have seen very little movement on the attached bills over the past few weeks. Today is the 45th day in the 60 day legisl
Below is a link to the latest Legislative Update. Also provided are a few other updates below for your quick reference: The Wage and Hour Division announced a new nationwide pilot program, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program, which facilitates resolution of pote
Federal Legislative Director Update 12/20/17 Please find below a brief update: NLRB: Two weeks after the newly appointed NLRB General Counsel signaled his intent to ask the Board to consider overruling many union-friendly precedents of the Obama-era Board, the NLRB has beat him to the
Federal Legislative Director Update 12/07/17 Nebraska Legislature: The 105th Legislative Session (2nd Session) will reconvene on January 3, 2018 and is scheduled to conclude on April 18, 2018 (Day 60). As you likely know, the Unicameral operates on a biennium schedule (1st session con
Below is a brief Federal Legislative update: · Sexual Harassment: Based on recent reports, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated its sexual harassment guidelines. The recently updated guidelines were approved by the Commission on November 7th and, following approval from
April Program Location: Del Ray Ballroom, 817 R Street, Lincoln, NE 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) Credits: This program & workshop is valid for 3 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. Topic: Workplace Stability Lunch Presentation Description: Lincoln is fortunate to have a low unemployment rate but with that brings difficulty hiring and retaining good employees. Individuals who are living in economic instability are seeking full time, entry-level positions but employers often find that these employees have instability outside of work that impacts the workplace. Businesses will learn about the impact of a socio-economically diverse workplace on turnover and identify ways to support employee so they stay and thrive. Workshop Description: Businesses will learn about the impact of a socio-economically diverse workplace on turnover and identify ways to support employee so they stay and thrive. This presentation takes a deeper dive into the hidden rules of the workplace, supports that other employers are using successfully and how other businesses have reduced turnover in entry-level positions. Clover Frederick Bio Clover Frederick is a certified trainer in Bridges Out of Poverty Workforce Stability – a research-based philosophy to help businesses retain their lower-wage employees. Frederick also serves as Vice President for Marketing at the Lincoln Community Foundation and freelances as a consultant specializing in nonprofit fundraising, marketing and board development. Frederick is a member of American Marketing Association, Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Junior League of Lincoln. She was the first in her family to graduate from college, earning a bachelor’s degree in communication from Concordia University in Seward. She has a master’s in advertising, marketing and communication studies from UNL. 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.