Government Affairs Committee

The Government Affairs committee keeps the membership informed of HR-relevant legislative activity on the state and federal levels. We encourage involvement in and education on public policy issues that may impact the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of HR professionals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Track information in both the Nebraska Unicameral and the Iowa Legislature
  • Provide updates on state and federal legislation
  • Facilitate educational Morning Sessions and webinars
  • Organize Day in the District events every other year (will occur in 2018)
  • Encourage membership to testify on pending legislation that impacts their company and/or industry
  • Initiate letter writing, email and phone campaigns to our Elected Officials

Chapter Programs

The committee hosts two Chapter Programs in 2018 worth HR credit towards re-certification through SHRM and HRCI.®  

February 13, 2018

November 13, 2018

Government Affairs Morning Sessions

Quarterly government affairs update sessions which includes a 1.5 hour technical session to inform members of HR-relevant legislative activity on the state and federal levels.  Businesses and organizations are invited to sponsor these sessions.

March 7, 2018

May 23, 2018

July 25, 2018

October 3, 2018

Government Affairs Webinars

The Government Affairs committee is hosting a four part Audit Series in 2018. Each webinar is free to attend and worth HR credit towards re-certification through SHRM and HRCI.® 

January 23, 2018

April 24, 2018

June 5, 2018

October 9, 2018

Government Affairs Committee Monthly Meetings

Dates:  Third Tuesday of each month
Time:  7:30 am
Location: Jackson Lewis, 10050 Regency Cir., Ste. 400 

Conference Call - A conference call-in number will be created for each meeting if you can't attend in person. Please email the HRAM Office for the number.

Government Affairs Committee Co-Chairs

Lynn Owen, SHRM-CP, PHR

Bryn Schoening

Quick Links

To view updated legislation links below, you must be a 2018 HRAM Member.  Please login to *HRAM Member Perk!

Upcoming Events

02.22 - HRAM Happy Hour - Feb 2018
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
03.01 - WorldatWork Course - T1
- All Day
- All Day
03.07 - Govt Affairs March Session 2018
8:00 am - 9:30 am
03.08 - FAMA March Program 2018
11:45 am - 1:00 pm



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Human Resource Association of the Midlands

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11060 Oak Street, Suite 5    Omaha, NE 68144
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