Public policies have a direct impact on the workplace and the HR profession. SHRM advocates at the state and federal level on key matters that affect employees—and society—every day. In these presentations you’ll learn about SHRM’s position and proposals for employment-based immigration, paid leave, workforce development, student debt and other emerging issues that are shaping the workplaces of today and tomorrow.
As the voice of all things work, SHRM develops and advances public policies that improve the lives, livelihoods and futures of millions of Americans.
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Featured Speakers for Government Policy
President, Beachboard Consulting Group
Joseph (“Joe”) Beachboard is a nationally recognized employment lawyer who also closely tracks the most important developments at the U.S. Supreme Court impacting the business community. He has more than 30 years of experience representing management in a wide variety of employment and labor matters in perhaps the most challenging state in the nation for employers – California.
Emily M. Dickens, J.D.
Chief of Staff, Head of Public Affairs and Corporate Secretary for SHRM
Emily M. Dickens is Chief of Staff, Head of Public Affairs and Corporate Secretary for SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management. An executive team member, Dickens is responsible for implementing the CEO's vision, corporate communications, corporate governance, global policy, government affairs, and the organization's real property.
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