The Washington Outlook: A New Congress, New Administration and New HR Public Policy Issues

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session will give you the latest on pending and anticipated legislative, regulatory, and judicial activity that may affect the workplace.
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The 113th Congress and a new administration in the White House have propelled important HR public policy issues to the forefront of activity in Washington. Key issues include efforts to overhaul the tax code and its implications for employee benefit plans, proposals to address the skill shortage as well proposals to provide new civil rights protections in pay discrimination claims. How will these issues affect your organization? Michael Aitken will discuss the outlook of congressional initiatives and recently released or pending federal regulations on employment-related issues of interest to you.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Michael P. Aitken

Michael P.

Mike Aitken has worked at SHRM since 2003 and currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. Prior to joining SHRM, he served for 14 years as associate director for Governmental and External Relations at the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). Previously, Aitken worked on state public policy issues at Bonner & Associates, a public affairs firm in Washington, DC. Currently, he is based in Alexandria, VA.


Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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