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    ADA Blog #101

    ADA Blog #101

    An auto-parts retailer is accused of illegally firing an employee because of her disability, according to the EEOC, when the company fired a manager at one of its stores. EEOC says the woman had just received a doctor’s clearance to return to work with a lifting restriction, following an injury to her shoulder two years earlier. The EEOC says the employer failed to provide reasonable accommodation to her injury and fired her. The lawsuit seeks back pay and compensatory and punitive damages.

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    Average Hire vs. Asset Hire

    Average Hire vs. Asset Hire

    Hiring Assets, by Matthew Beecher

    In recruiting, hiring managers often fill positions based on corporate-specified education levels and years of experience. This two-step checklist can give hiring managers a false sense of completion. When managers settle into the checklist mentality, they often fail to identify how the candidates can further enhance the entire workplace.

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    New Chapter Members: Welcome!

    New Chapter Members     

     

    Please welcome the following new members who have designated South King County as their chapter:

     

    ·         Laura M Vela, HR Manager, Maust Transportation Services

    ·         Eric Koger, Volt Workforce Solutions

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    NLRB Posting Rule a Bust!

    NLRB Posting Rule a Bust!

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    President's Letter: May 2012

     

    I love it when I get to bring good news!  Due to our Chapter’s outstanding achievements in 2011, SHRM has awarded our chapter the 2011 Silver Excel Award.

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    South King County Chapter is a 2011 SHRM Foundation Chapter Champion

    Congratulations to the our Chapter for becoming a 2011 SHRM Foundation Chapter Champion.

     

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    inSHRM Annual Spring Conference

    Annual Spring Conference
    May 8, 2012
    Spokane Valley, WA

     

    HRCI Pending: 5 strategic (possibly 5.75) and 3 general


    Register at www.inshrm.org


    (Members, don’t forget to log into INSHRM prior to registering to receive member pricing)
    Where:


    CenterPlace 2426 N Discovery Place Spokane Valley, WA Just off I-90 with plenty of free parking

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    April 2012 Newsletter

    The SKCHRA April newsletter is out!  Click on this link to see it.

     

    http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs023/1109364104781/archive/110964923...

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    Presidents's Letter: April 2012

    President’s Letter

    As I started writing this letter I realized that today is the first day of spring. I guess it truly does come in like a lion!! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to put the umbrella away and enjoy a little sunshine!

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