SHRM Foundation is offering multiple scholarships with upcoming deadlines. According to the SHRM Foundation website, “In 2017, the SHRM Foundation will award almost $500,000 in support to students seeking undergraduate, graduate, certification and professional development opportunitie
Legislative Update September 1st, 2017 DOL Overtime Rule: On 8/31/17, the district court in Texas issued an order granting summary judgment to the State and Business Plaintiffs,holding the overtime rule is invalid. The Court previously granted the State Plaintiffs’ motion for prelim
The Department of Labor issued a Request for Information on July 25th, 2017, regarding the overtime rule. Before issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking with an actual rule, the DOL, through this RFI, is first seeking comments on how the salary level for the white collar exemptions sh
June 29th, 2017 Federal Legislative Update Below is a brief Legislative Director Update of some noteworthy developments. · Immigration: New guidance explaining the criteria for visa applicants was issued by the Department of State to U.S. Embassies and consulates on June 28, 2017. The
Hello, my name is Katy Boggs and it is my pleasure to join LHRMA as your new Chapter Management Professional! I look forward to meeting you all in person over the next couple of months, but it is always nice to know a little about each other, so I will start – I began my career
LHRMA is offering 2 $600 Scholarships to the Fall SHRM Certification Study Group – Deadline July 14th! Scholarship Application Form The purpose of the LHRMA Certification Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to members of LHRMA who are interested in enrolling in the Fa
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.