March 4

Federal Regulatory Developments

Federal Agencies Continue Brisk Rule-Making Pace
While Congress continues to debate proposals to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2011, federal agencies continue to churn out new rules affecting the workplace. During the last week of February, SHRM submitted comments on two critical HR public policy proposals.  [ More ]

Capitol Hill Update

Congress Grapples with Budget, Form 1099 Provision in Health Care Reform
This week, Congress averted a government shutdown by agreeing to a two-week funding extension through Friday, March 18. President Obama signed the measure into law on Wednesday, March 2.  Despite the two-week extension, it remains unclear how and when Congress will agree on continued funding for the remainder of the 2011 fiscal year, which runs through Sept. 30.  [ More ]

Member Advocacy

HR Florida Members Descend on Tallahassee
On Wednesday, Feb. 23, nearly 40 enthusiastic members of HR Florida descended on the state capitol in Tallahassee for "A Day on the Hill." This event was the first time HR Florida members had made a group visit to the legislature of the Sunshine State.  [ More ] 


SHRM 'A-Team' Initiative Enters Year Two
SHRM's Government Affairs team has entered year two of its five-year implementation of a member advocacy initiative--the SHRM Advocacy Team, or the "A-Team."  [ More ]

SHRM’s 2011 Legislative Conference

What's Next on the Public Policy Horizon for HR in 2011?
SHRM's Government Affairs team provides the information you need to stay informed about the latest legislative proposals pending at the federal and state levels, as well as compliance and regulatory issues that affect how you conduct your activity and plan for the future.  [ More ]

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