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January Chapter Meeting - SHRM Credit
Hilton Bellevue
300 112th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98004

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Tuesday, January 08, 2019, 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
Category: LWHRA Events

LWHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information, visit the SHRM certification website at www.shrmcertification.org.

This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review. 

Trends & Transparency: January Chapter Meeting


Member: $45
Non-Member: $60
Walk-in Registration 
Member: $55
Non-Member: $70

Presentation Description:

Trends & Transparency covers recent trends in pay practices and the spectrum of pay transparency.  You will hear the latest trends for merit pay and salary range movement.  We will explore the importance of defining where your organization is on the spectrum of pay transparency, and why pay equity should be considered when analyzing trends and determining pay transparency.

This presentation is designed to share market trends and educate attendees about the importance of aligning communications with a pay transparency philosophy.  How much information should you be sharing?  What are the potential impacts of under- or oversharing??  Can transparency help or hinder pay equity efforts??  We’ll explore these topics in-depth and provide practical advice you can apply in the workplace.


Learning Objectives: 

  • Gain an understanding of market trends for pay practices
  • Learn about the spectrum of pay transparency
  • Asess where your organization is on the pay transparency spectrum
  • Understand the interplay between pay transparency and pay equity

Speaker Bio:

Aimee Des Champs:

Aimee Des Champs is a career HR leader who is passionate about providing data-driven solutions for organizations to maximize the effectiveness of their HR programs.  Aimee’s experience spans over 20 years in senior HR leadership roles with an emphasis in compensation and benefits, HR operations (systems, processes, policies, and compliance), mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, employee relations, and change management.  Aimee is highly motivated to help organizations strengthen their HR programs and practices and loves the art and science of compensation management.




Ann Fosburgh:

With over 20 years of experience in Total Rewards, Ann brings her deep knowledge of the philosophy and psychology of rewarding work performance to Compensation Works.  Her proven success in designing base pay programs and architecting incentive compensation and sales commission plans position her as an industry expert in delivering customized business solutions by aligning reward strategies to business objectives.  Ann is on the Board of Directors of the Northwest Compensation and Rewards Forum, and an active volunteer for local non-profit organizations including, Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Make-A-Wish® Foundation. She holds certifications for Certified Compensation Professional (CCP®) and Professional in Human Resources (PHR®).

Program Schedule:

11:15 am:  Registration, Networking, Seating
11:30 am:  Lunch served
11:50 am:  Announcements
12:00 pm:  Presentation
  1:00 pm:  Adjourn - We are committed to ending on time!

Waiting List:

If the registration deadline has passed, you are welcome to arrive at the venue at 11:00 a.m. and enter your name on the waiting list. We will accommodate walk-ins whenever space is available. The onsite registration fee is $55 for LWHRA members and $70 for non-members. Note that only the regular meal is available to walk-ins, and the fee must be paid on site.

Refund Policy:

LWHRA sets its registration fees as low as possible in order to make educational opportunities widely available. We will gladly issue refunds for event registrations that are canceled before the registration deadline. Because we need to make venue arrangements and order refreshments in advance, we are unable to refund registration fees after the deadline. No-shows who have registered but not paid in advance will be billed. Substitutions are always welcome. Please request your substitute to inform the registration desk that they are attending in your place.