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Published by Chapter Office on on Feb 2, 2016

Save the date for a public info session on DC’s Commuter Benefits Law, coming February 11. The Department of Employment Services (DOES) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will present information about the requirements and answer questions, and benefits providers and transit agencies will be on hand to answer your questions.

Commuter Benefits Info Session

Published by HRA-NCA Survey Administrator on on Jan 28, 2016

2016 HRA-NCA Surveys will soon be open for participation!

Organizations in the DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas are encouraged to participate.  Participants of the survey will receive the opportunity to purchase the survey report at a substantial discount.  Please visit the following links for additional information:

Please visit the following links for additional information:

Published by Chapter Office on on Dec 7, 2015

Business leadership has changed over recent decades. HR professionals now operate at the core of the global enterprise, ensuring the alignment of policy and practice with organizational strategy. The new SHRM credentials, the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), reflect the expanding role of today’s HR professional.
Set Yourself Apart

Published by Chapter Office on on Nov 24, 2015

The Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area (DC SHRM) is excited to be hosting the SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on June 19th – 22nd 2016 There is a lot of preparation needed to welcome over 15,000 HR professionals to the Nation’s Capital.

Published by Larry Postol, Esquire on on Nov 24, 2015

In follow up to HRA-NCA's Annual Legal Update held on November 18, 2015, our speaker and host, Larry Postol, Esq. of Seyfarth Shaw, has submitted some additional material for our guests.  Please read on for this valuable information.


Published by Chapter Office on on Nov 19, 2015

Attention HRA-NCA Members and Friends:

Starting on January 1, 2016, employers with 20 or more employees will be required to offer a commuter transit benefit.  For more information about this requirement, including the official language of the Commuter Benefits Ordinance ordinance, please view the Employer Transit Benefits Toolkit from goDCgo, a program of the District Department of Transportation.

Published by HRA-NCA Survey Administrator on on Nov 19, 2015

In a September 7, 2015 fact sheet, the White House estimated that 40 percent of employees in the private-sector workforce do not have paid sick leave.  Thus, the President targeted federal contractors in this effort by issuing an Executive Order on Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors.  The Executive Order (EO) becomes

Published by HRA-NCA Survey Administrator on on Nov 18, 2015

The HRA-NCA Compensation Survey, representing over 500 jobs, includes data on recent new hire salaries, in addition to  pay rangesbase pay, and short term incentives. These metrics are invaluable when establishing market salaries for new hires and developing your organization’s compensation philosophy. 

Average New Hire Salary 

Published by HRA-NCA Survey Administrator on on Nov 11, 2015

This Week Only- Save 30% on HRA-NCA Surveys!*

Submit your order now through Friday, November 13th 2015, to save 30% on HRA-NCA survey products! The surveys report on over 40 policies and practices in the region, encompassing leave benefits, retirement benefits, executive medicalpay increase budgets, bonuses, turnoversecurity clearances and much more. 

Published by HRA-NCA Survey Administrator on on Oct 16, 2015

Not Everyone Is Protected by Pay Transparency Ruling

This month’s analyst is Eileen Taylor, a member of the HRA-NCA Compensation committee.  Eileen has over 15 years of experience in Human Resources including human capital plans, compensation programs and recruiting strategies. With a degree from Radford University, she is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).  She co-authored the handbook “Simplify Social Media for Recruiting” to motivate the recruitment and HR community and clients.