WSHRC - HR Day on the Hill

You are invited to attend HR Day on the Hill on January 28, 2016 in Olympia, WA. 

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Event Details

Date: January 28, 2016, 8:30am – 4:00pm

Organizer: Washington State Human Resources Council

Location: General Administration Building

210 11th Avenue Southwest, Olympia, WA 98501

Price: $20 SHRM Members, $50 for Non-Members

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What is HR Day on the Hill? Washington State Human Resources Council’s “HR Day on the Hill” is an annual opportunity for HR professionals to educate themselves on the state legislative process and get first-hand information regarding upcoming legislation that may impact HR and business across the State.

Why attend HR Day on the Hill? Become informed on current reforms being proposed by Legislators that will impact HR, network with fellow HR professionals, meet legislators in a comfortable forum to discuss current legislation that could affect your business.

Recertificaiton Credits: The Washington State Human Resources Council is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.  

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7:45 – 8:30am

Arrival and Check-In (Coffee and Pastries Provided)

Welcome to HR Day on the Hill!

8:30 – 9:30am

Litigation Trends - Bryan O’Conner, Managing Partner with Jackson Lewis

9:30 – 9:45am

Updates from Washington State Human Resources Council

9:45 – 10:00am


10:00 – 11:00am

Employment Security Department/Employment Security Issues - Neil Gorrell, Unemployment Insurance Director

11:00 – 12:00pm

Labor & Industries Update – Doric Olson, Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Labor and Industries

12:00 – 12:30pm

Box Luncheon – Washington State Human Resources Council Updates

12:30 – 1:30pm

Employment Law Update/Worker’s Compensation Interaction with Human Resources in terms of Disability Prevention, Accommodation and Management – Kris Tefft, Executive Director, Washington Self-Insurers Association

1:30 – 1:45pm


1:45 – 2:45pm

Overview of Legislative Issues Affecting HR – Bob Battles, Government Affairs Director, Association of Washington Business

2:45 – 3:00pm

Wrap Up & Debrief

3:00 - 4:00pm

Attend Senate or House Floor Sessions

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