Don't miss this month's LWHRA Chapter Meeting!

                                                                                    December 7, 2017  

In this issue...

  1. December Chapter Meeting
  2. Volunteer Opportunity
  3. Symposium Session Highlight
  4. SHRM Fall Seminar Discount
  5. SHRM Spotlight

LWHRA Symposium

Early Bird Registration Closes December 15, 2017

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Last Chance to Register for the December Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | Bellevue Hilton

Jim Hessler & Steve Motenko From
The Boss Show

Join us this December for a Q&A session with the hosts of The Boss Show, a radio talk show about "workplace wisdom with heart and humor." We hope to see you there!

Learn more and register today!

Online Registration Closes at Noon
Friday, December 8, 2017

Become a Leader! Take Part in the LWHRA Volunteer Committee

The LWHRA Volunteer Committee is looking for a new Committee Chair. If you plan to have 2018 be your year to make a difference, consider getting involved.

This is an outstanding opportunity for you to connect, grow, and serve in 2018:

  • Connect LWHRA Chapter members with great opportunities to get involved and grow personally and professionally.

  • Work collaboratively with all of the committees within the LWHRA Chapter.

  • Directly impact the LWHRA member experience at chapter meetings and beyond.

If you love volunteering but may not want to take the lead we also welcome new volunteers to support this committee.

If you are interested please contact LWHRA Board Director Brooke Pita for more information.

Symposium Session Highlight

"Here We Go Again! Benefits Legal Compliance Update"
Sally Wineman

Lost track of all the regulatory compliance changes to your benefits program? Finding you have more questions than answers? Never fear! Let Sally Wineman, JD, a nationally recognized benefits legal consultant, be your ultimate compliance mentor. 

Sally will be providing practical steps to ensure your organization's benefits program is ready for what lies ahead. She will review what to expect and provide concrete ideas for the best plan of attack to help you get ready for ever-changing twists and turns.

Throughout Sally's 24-year tenure in the employee benefits industry, she has specialized in developing effective strategies for organizational compliance with rules and regulations impacting employee benefits.

Sally regularly speaks at conferences and seminars nationwide on Healthcare Reform (PPACA), HIPAA, compliance audits and other key compliance topics affecting organizations.

Learn more about the 2018 Symposium and register today so you can Connect Grow Serve at the 2018 LWHRA Symposium!

Fall 2017 Seminar Promo Code

Members of LWHRA can register for any 2017 Fall SHRM Seminar, and save $200!

Whether you need to get an introduction to HR, prepare for your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification exam, take a deep dive into a specific HR specialty, or elevate your career to the next level, you'll find a SHRM Seminar that meets your 2017 development needs.

Simply enroll using this discount code: 17SEMWASH at

*Offer only applies to SHRM Seminars hosted between August and December 2017, excluding Virtual SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Preparation Review. Offer does not apply to seminars outside the U.S., SHRM conferences or seminars held at SHRM Conferences. Offer does not apply to other SHRM products. Offer applies to online and phone orders only. It does not apply to mailed-in orders, faxed orders, or purchase orders. Offer is not valid on previous orders and cannot be combined with other promotions. Expires December 31, 2017.

SHRM Spotlight - Viewpoint: How to Build Trust in a Diverse Culture

"Every culture has its own set of primary cultural drivers. In the U.S., we tend to be driven by popularity, success and financial reward. Other regions' drivers can include family pride or community contribution. By learning these drivers and how they impact your relationships, you can build trust authentically within your company." Continue Reading

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