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Published by Larry Postol, Esquire on on Jan 12, 2015

By:  Lawrence P. Postol, Director

One legislative body in the District of Columbia has been busy this year . . . the DC Council has enacted a cornucopia of new statutes in 2014 that address many hot button employment issues—pregnancy accommodation, wage theft, background checks and paid sick leave—on which Congress has been unable to act.

Protecting Pregnant Workers Fairness Act of 2014 (“PPWFA”)

Published by Adrienne Neal, PHR, Legacy on on Jan 12, 2015

Submitted by Sheila Thomas, HRA-NCA VP, Education

"I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back."  - Maya Angelou

HRA-NCA is very grateful to our members who have volunteered as Mentors for our current season.  We could thank you ourselves, but thought the words of your Mentees would say it best!  Below are words of gratitude expressed by current HRA-NCA Mentees to their Mentors.  Stay tuned for information on the next mentoring session!

Published by Chapter Office on on Jan 5, 2015



Published by Chapter Office on on Dec 19, 2014

Current Volunteer Openings (2014-15) are listed below.  To apply, please complete and submit our Volunteer Application.

Programs Team - Seeking enthusiastic personalities to help set up and clean up at HRA-NCA Chapter events.  In exchange for valued assistance, you attend these events for Free!  This presents a wonderful networking opportunity.

Published by Chapter Office on on Dec 18, 2014



Watch a recording of the Virtual Town Hall, in which HRCI's Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Amy Dufrane, SPHR, CAE, and HRCI's Board Chair, Clarissa A. Peterson, SPHR, GPHR, discuss the current state of HRCI and answer questions from certificants.


Published by Chapter Office on on Dec 16, 2014

Just a note to let our members know that HRA-NCA is now a certified provider of both HRCI and SHRM certification credits.  While the SHRM roll-out is still in test mode, some of our upcoming January events will offer both HRCI and SHRM credits.  We will continue to provide you with updates as we learn more.

Published by Peter Asaad, Esquire, Immigration Solutions, PLLC on on Nov 24, 2014

On Thursday, November 20, 2014, President Obama laid out his plan to use executive actions to alter the U.S. immigration system. Along with actions that may allow up to five million undocumented immigrants stay in the U.S. and obtain work permits, the President has a plan to help “make it easier and faster for high-skilled immigrants, graduates, and entrepreneurs to stay and contribute to our economy.”

Published by Chapter Office on on Nov 19, 2014

As a purchaser of the 2014 HRA-NCA Surveys you have access to special cuts of the survey. Special cuts allow your organization to request customized reports of both the Compensation and Benefits Surveys that only include data from respondents you select.

Published by Adrienne Neal, PHR, Legacy on on Nov 4, 2014

Tell us about your current role; previous roles in HRA-NCA?

Published by Adrienne Neal, PHR, Legacy on on Nov 4, 2014

Submitted by Sheila Thomas, Vice President of Education

October was a productive month for the Chapter as we embraced connecting with the Greater Washington area.  This season's theme is engagement and we are off to a great start!

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