2015 Labor and Employment Law Conference
The 2015 (13th) annual Stole Rives Labor & Employment Law Conference is now open for registration!  Register now until January 30 to receive the early bird discount rate of $210.   This conference, hosted by the SHRM Oregon State Council, will be held on Thursday, March 5 at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland from 8am to 5pm.  Register at

Oregon Human Resources Academy
April 14-16, 2015  Portland, Oregon
The NHRMA seminar, “Human Resource Academy,” in its 41st year of presentation, is designed to provide practical knowledge of the functions of the HR department. Key areas of the HR function will be presented and discussed by highly qualified professionals with records of proven success in their fields. 
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March LCHRMA Event
Lower Columbia Human Resources Management Association proudly presents, John Anglim, CLO and Founder of True North Learning and Development LLC!

You lay in bed, worrying about the thousand details holding the company you own or manage together and Customer Service may not be the topic foremost on your mind. John’s seminar, titled “How May I Help You? Putting Service Back in Customer Service” will give your priority list a well-deserved boost in the right direction! John will take us all through some of the finer points of customer service, such as, what are your customers looking for? What are successful business doing that you should be doing? Learn strategies for building your customer service plan/program. You will leave this seminar with great tips, techniques and ideas for getting repeat customers that will also be you best form of free advertising!

John Anglim is the Founder of True North Learning and Development LLC. John has been a Learning and HR Professional for more than 20 years and works with many North Coast businesses to create and deliver game changing learning and team development strategies and programs. John also works with many large domestic and international clients outside of our region and brings that experience and knowledge back to the businesses in our community. Having spent much of his career in retail and manufacturing businesses, John has a very strong understanding of what customers want (both internal and external customers) and finds creative ways to share that information with his learners.

Come and join us at our new location, Astoria’s own Buoy Beer Company, for a great lunch and what is sure to be an engaging and illuminating lecture from one of our more popular lecturers!

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at the Buoy Beer Company, #1 8th Street, Astoria, from 11:30am to 1:00pm. You need not be a member to attend. Register online at by March 1st. The cost, including lunch prepared by Buoy Beer, is $15 for LCHRMA members, $12.50 for students and $20 for non-members. Register online here!

WA Labor and Employment Law Update
Courtesy of Lane Powell Attorneys and Counselors.
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OR Labor and Employment Law Update
Courtesy of SHRM
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