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    HR Day on the Hill 2017

    Date: January 26, 2017, 8:30am – 4:00pm
    Washington State SHRM
    General Administration Building
    210 11th Avenue Southwest
    Olympia, WA 98501
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    What is HR Day on the Hill? Washington State SHRM'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 including new and returning speakers.


    Bob Battles                                                               Catherine Morisset
    Director of Government Affairs                                        Partner, Seattle Office
    Association of Washington Business                              Fisher Phillips


    Rep. Matt Manweller                                                  Doric Olson
    R-Ellensburg                                                                  Senior Policy Advisor
                                                                                            Department of L & I


    Meredith Nethercutt                                               Pamela Helman
    Senior Associate                                                         Attorney
    SHRM                                                                           Littler

    Recertification Credits: This event has been approved for 6 HRCI General Credits and 5 SHRM-CP/SCP Professional Development Credits!

    Hotel arrangements? Washington State HR Council has secured a room block at the Red Lion Hotel Olympia for this event.  The discounted group rate is available for reservations made through Tuesday, January, 10th, or until the group block is full, whichever occurs first. Please click here to reserve your room.

    Party Bus? Still not sure how to get to HR Day on the Hill on January 26? Ride with us! SKCHRA and SPSHR have teamed up again to bring you the popular Party Bus.   Pick up locations are below.  To reserve your spot, please add “Party Bus” when you register below or email Catharine at  Now, it's time to get started brushing up on your HR and employment law trivia for our onboard contests! 

    •   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