Network Beyond Bias: How to Break Out, Break In, and Break Through

February 12, 2019 | 3:30 PM - 5:30 AM

Pending SHRM and HRCI

Amy C. Waninger

Is your professional network as diverse as the workforce around you? If not, you could be missing important opportunities for your career. We all face challenges in making meaningful connections, especially with people who differ from us in significant ways. Few of us consider the impacts of these missed connections. Even fewer know how to recognize and overcome.

This session will help you assess and improve the breadth and depth of your professional network. You can remove the artificial barriers that may be keeping you from your next mentor, star hire, or big customer. Please register here for this upcoming meeting.

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Legislative Update:

Arbitration Agreement Ruling

The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Dominic Oliveira, owner and independent contractor, in an arbitration clause case. The wage class action case, New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, U.S., No. 17-340, was mentioned in the Oct 23rd issue of The Light Post. The Court has ruled that legal disputes between carriers and independent contractors cannot be forced into private arbitration even if their contractor agreements include an arbitration cause. It is an exception to the 100 year old Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) which is generally presumed o favor employers.

While the decision was 8-0, it is narrow in scope and leave many questions unanswered. It focuses on the trucking industry and it is unclear whether it would apply to truckers who do not cross state lines. However, it Is considered to be the first of several as the court has taken at least three arbitration cases this term.

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SHRM Certification Study Group

Monday Evenings; 5:45 - 7:45 PM

LSHRM is once again sponsoring a study group to assist in preparation for the SHRM Certification Exam!

The study group will follow the format of the SHRM Learning System and is designed to assist you in your preparation for the exam. It will be led by experienced facilitators who can offer real world experience as well as insights into the SHRM CP and/or SCP exams. Take this next step in advancing your career!


Fight For Air Climb


Come & Join LSHRM for this unique event raising funds for the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb, scheduled for Saturday, February 2nd, at the National City Tower on 101 S 5th Street.

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Employment Symposium Educating on Opioid Addiction

Opioid Addiction is a critical employment issue for Companies to address. The LSHRM Wellness Team would like to keep our LSHRM Members informed and encourage more education on this topic by attending an upcoming Employment Symposium hosted by the South Louisville Opioid Task Force on January 29th, from 8:30am-12:30pm, at the Southwest Regional Library. A link to register for the event is below. This is a public event, so feel free to share it with others who would be interested in attending.


SHRM Certification Scholarship window

opening on January 15th

Are you interested in taking the SHRM-CP or the SHRM-SCP but need financial assistance to cover some of the costs?

The SHRM Foundation offers several $750 scholarships for SHRM members to apply. The Window for submitting applications opens on January 15th.

Please go to the site below to learn more about the scholarship and application process.

There are over $500,000 of various scholarships that you can apply for as well. See email link below:

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