The Unicameral is on recess until Monday, April 10th. When they return there will be 28 legislative days remaining in the 90-day session. April 6, 2017 Update Federal Updates: The Senate confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court on April 7th. The vote this morning follo
March 23, 2017 Update LB 62 Eliminate Prohibition on Teachers wearing religious garb – presented to the Governor on March 23, 2017 LB 203 Change Provisions relating to maximum annual unemployment benefits and disqualification for benefits – presented to the Governor on March 23, 201
March 17, 2017 Update Additional Updates President Trump has proposed a budget that would reduce the Department of Labor funding by 21% for 2018 The House of Representatives has voted to block a new OSHA recordkeeping rule implemented in the last weeks of the Obama Administration. “C
March 12, 2017 Update State LB 173 Prohibit discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identity (Bolz Priority Bill – currently on General File) LB 181 Provide for reimbursement to employees for certain medical examinations under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensat
The Lincoln Human Resource Management Association, an organization of approximately 400 HR professionals in and around Lincoln, is looking for part-time administrative support for our organization. This part-time position offers a great deal of flexibility, including the ability to wo
March 2nd, 2017 Update Federal President Trump is expected to sign a new executive order today on the issue of Immigration. As you recall, in January Trump signed an executive order to restrict entry into the United States from several Muslim-majority countries. However, courts bloc
SHRM ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Application link The SHRM Foundation will be awarding eight scholarships to attend the SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition in New Orleans, LA, June 18-21, 2017. -Five scholarships One to a professional member in each of SHRM’s five domestic
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.