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July 2016 Chapter Meeting


Advocacy - Shaping HR Public Policy

Program Topic:   Business Strategy - Advocacy and Communication

Program Description:

Session 1: Legislative Briefing by Senator Aaron Bean

This session will provide a general legislative briefing on the topics of employee/employer HR issues, minimum wage, paid and unpaid leave, extended pay, family leave and background checks.

Session 2: Advocacy - Shaping HR Public Policy by Robert Carragher

As an HR professional, you are uniquely positioned to shape the development of federal and state workplace laws and regulations. This presentation takes you through the basic steps of becoming involved in the public policy process; best practices for contacting, meeting, and building lasting relationships with elected officials and their staffs; and effective ways to communicating the HR professional’s perspective on key workplace issues.

About the Speaker(s)


Florida Senator Aaron Bean - 4th District

Aaron Bean was elected to the Florida Senate in 2012 where he currently serves his second appointment as chair of the Health Policy Committee. He also serves on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Commerce and Tourism, Fiscal Policy, Judiciary, Regulated Industries, and Joint Administrative Procedures Committee. Read more




Robert J. Carragher, SHRM Senior State Affairs Advisor


As SHRM’s Senior State Affairs Advisor since May of 2006, Bob has been responsible for coordinating SHRM’s member advocacy and state legislative affairs operations. A seasoned government relations professional with over 25 years experience in both the public and private sectors, Carragher began his career as a personal staff member to U.S. Senator Sam Nunn (D-GA). He later served as a legislative liaison for a national labor law firm representing clients before Congress and the Executive Branch.  Read more


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Chapter Meeting Details for Thursday, July 14, 2016:

Meeting Details


Agenda:                                                                                  Location:

11:30AM          Registration                                                       Maggiano's Little Italy

12:00PM          Meeting Begins                                                 10367 Midtown Parkway

12:30PM          Presentation - Senator Aaron Bean                      Jacksonville, Florida 32246

  1:00PM          Presentation - Robert Carragher

  2:00PM          Meeting ends                                




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SAVE THE DATES: 2016 Meeting Schedule

  • June 19-22, 2016 – SHRM Annual Conference – Washington, D.C.
  • July 14, 2016 - Lunch meeting, "Advocacy: Shaping HR Public Policy," Maggiano's Little Italy
  • August 4, 2016 - Lunch meeting, Coaching topic and FLSA update
  • August 29-31, 2016 – HR Florida Annual Conference & Expo – Orlando, FL
  • September 8, 2016 - Morning meeting, Master Series
  • September 23, 2016 - Supervisor Training, Florida Coastal School of Law
  • October 6, 2016 - Late afternoon meeting, Diversity & Inclusion topic
  • November 3, 2016 - Morning meeting, Master Series
  • December 1, 2016 - Morning meeting, Legal Update 


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2016 July Monthly Chapter Meeting

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SHRMJacksonville #0011
PO Box 60155
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