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    HR Day on the Hill 2016

    Date: January 28, 2016, 8:30am – 4:00pm
    Organizer:
    Washington State Human Resources Council
    Location:
    Olympia, WA
    Price:
    $20 SHRM Members, $50 for Non-Members
    Event Type:
    Meeting
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     HR Day on the Hill

    Sponsored by: Jackson Lewis

    Thursday, January 28th, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    General Administration Building, 210 11th Avenue Southwest, Olympia, WA 98501

    What is HR Day on the Hill? Washington State Human Resources Council’s “HR Day on the Hill” is an annual opportunity for HR professionals to educate themselves on the state legislative process and get first-hand information regarding upcoming legislation that may impact HR and business across the State.

    Why attend HR Day on the Hill? Become informed on current reforms being proposed by Legislators that will impact HR, network with fellow HR professionals, meet legislators in a comfortable forum to discuss current legislation that could affect your business.

    Who are the speakers? We have a great lineup of speakers for this year’s event. Please review the agenda below for the details.

    Recertificaiton Credits: The Washington State Human Resources Council is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.  

    Refund Policy:  Please submit all refund requests to tmgaustad@yahoo.com no later than January 22nd.  No refunds will be processed after January 22nd.

    For more information about HR Day on the Hill, contact us at SHRMWashington@yahoo.com.

    Time

    Agenda Item

    7:45 – 8:30am

    Arrival and Check-In (Coffee and Pastries Provided)

    Welcome to HR Day on the Hill!

    8:30 – 9:30am

    Litigation Trends - Bryan O’Conner, Managing Partner with Jackson Lewis

    9:30 – 9:45am

    Updates from Washington State Human Resources Council

    9:45 – 10:00am

    Break

    10:00 – 11:00am

    Employment Security Department/Employment Security Issues - Joy Adams, Performance Management Coordinator for the Employment System Policy and Integrity Operations Division of the Washington State Employment Security Division

    11:00 – 12:00pm

    Labor & Industries Update – Doric Olson, Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Labor and Industries

    12:00 – 12:30pm

    Box Luncheon – Washington State Human Resources Council Updates

    12:30 – 1:30pm

    Employment Law Update/Worker’s Compensation Interaction with Human Resources in terms of Disability Prevention, Accommodation and Management – Kris Tefft, Executive Director, Washington Self-Insurers Association

    1:30 – 1:45pm

    Break

    1:45 – 2:45pm

    Overview of Legislative Issues Affecting HR – Bob Battles, Government Affairs Director, Association of Washington Business

    2:45 – 3:00pm

    3:00 - 4:00pm

    Wrap Up & Debrief

    Attend Senate or House Floor Sessions

     

    Accommodations, Parking and Driving Directions

    Click here to access a map of the Washington State Capital Campus

    Small Party Bus

    SKCHRA Party Bus -  Wondering how to get there? The South King County Human Resource Association (SKCHRA) has you covered! Join the complimentary party shuttle again this year to travel to and from the event.  Current pick up locations are:

    • 6:00 a.m.,  Tukwila Park & Ride,  13445 Interurban Ave S., Tukwila, WA                   
    • 6:30 a.m., Star Lake Park & Ride (I-5 & 272nd),  27015 26th Ave S., Kent WA
    • 7:15 a.m.,  Lakewood Park & Ride, 10617 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA

    Pickup times and locations may modified after registration closes to maximize convenience for registrants. We will contact you with more details via email once more information is solidified.  Please also provide your mobile number during registration so we can reach you the day of the event in case of last minute changes. Space is limited, so make sure you mark the Party Bus Ticket in order to reserve your spot. We hope to see you there!

    Parking for Visitors

    Once you have arrived at the General Administration Building, there are two parking lots on the East and West sides of the building. You will use the main front doors to enter. The Auditorium is located in the foyer behind the large tile mural you will see as you enter.

    • There are over 600 visitor parking spaces available on the Capitol Campus. 
    • Visitor parking cost $1.50 per hour weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but is free on evenings and weekends.
    • Parking meters accept credit/debit card, $1 bills or coins (.05, .10, .25, .50, 1.00)

    Driving Directions

    From the general Seattle Area:

    • Get onto I-5 S and go approximately 58.5 miles
    • Take Exit 105 toward State Capitol/City Center/Port of Olympia .3 miles
    • Take Exit 105A on the left toward State Capitol/City Center .5 miles
    • Merge onto 14th Ave SE and pass through 1 roundabout .4 miles
    • Turn right onto Capitol Way S. .2 miles
    • Take the 2nd left onto 11th Ave SW
    • You have arrived at the General Administration Building, 210 11th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501 

    Coming from Yakima/Tri-Cities/Walla Walla:

    Once to Yakima:

    • Take I-82 W/US-97 N toward Selah/Ellensburg for 30.6 miles
    • Merge onto I-90 W via the exit on the left and go for 85.8 miles
    • Take WA-18 W exit, Exit 25, toward Auburn/Tacoma for .3 miles
    • Turn left onto WA-18/State Highway 18 and continue for 27.2 miles
    • Take the I-5 N exit toward Seattle 05 miles
    • Merge onto I-5 S via the ramp on the left toward WA-161/Tacoma for 36.1 miles
    • Take exit 105 toward State Capitol/City Center/Port of Olympia .3 miles
    • Take exit 105A on the left toward State Capitol/City Center .5 miles
    • Merge onto 14th Ave SE and Pass through 1 roundabout .4 miles
    • Turn right onto Capitol Way S. .2 miles
    • Take the 2nd left onto 11th Ave SW 0.10 miles
    • You have arrived at the General Administration Building, 210 11th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501

     Coming from Wenatchee:

    • Start on N Wenatchee Ave/US-2 Bus W/WA-285 for 2.3 miles
    • US-2 Bus W/WA-285 becomes US-97 S/US-2 W for 13.8 miles
    • Take the US-2 E/US-97 N ramp toward Wenatchee/Chelan for .2 miles
    • Turn left onto US-97 S/US Highway 97 and continue to follow US-97 S for 35.3 miles
    • US-97 S becomes WA-907/Highway 970 for 9.8 miles
    • Keep left at the fork to continue on WA-970/Highway 970 for .2 miles
    • Turn left onto Sunset Hwy for .2 miles
    • Merge onto I-90 W toward Seattle for 60.4 miles
    • Take WA-18 W exit, Exit 25, toward Auburn/Tacoma for .3 miles
    • Turn left onto WA-18/State Highway 18 and continue for 27.2 miles
    • Take the I-5 N exit toward Seattle 05 miles
    • Merge onto I-5 S via the ramp on the left toward WA-161/Tacoma for 36.1 miles
    • Take exit 105 toward State Capitol/City Center/Port of Olympia .3 miles
    • Take exit 105A on the left toward State Capitol/City Center .5 miles
    • Merge onto 14th Ave SE and Pass through 1 roundabout .4 miles
    • Turn right onto Capitol Way S. .2 miles
    • Take the 2nd left onto 11th Ave SW 0.10 miles
    • You have arrived at the General Administration Building, 210 11th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501

    From the general Vancouver Area:

    • Take I-5 N towards Seattle for 104.2 miles
    • Take exit 105 toward State Capitol/City Center .3 miles
    • Merge onto 14th Ave SE and pass through 1 roundabout .6 miles
    • Turn right onto Capitol Way S .2 miles
    • Take the 2nd left onto 11th Ave SW .10 miles
    • You have arrived at the General Administration Building, 210 11th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501

    Additional Information

    Wear comfortable shoes! You will have the option of walking across the campus to attend the House and Senate Floor Sessions. Please keep in mind, parking is usually a bit of a walk to all these general areas.