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Please join us at the 17th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference on Wednesday February 27th, 2019.

Topics will include: Sexual harassment and Retaliation in the #MeToo era, Oregon’s new Equal Pay Act, and Advanced ADA.



Registration for the NHRMA 2018 Washington Human Resource Academy in Spokane, WA is open! The Academy is pre-Approved for 19.5 SHRM PDCs and 19.5 HRCI Recertification Credits.


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The NHRMA 2018 Washington Human Resource Academy will take place on November 6-8, 2018 at the Centennial Hotel Spokane in Spokane, Washington. Click here to reserve your hotel accommodations.

Save the Date for the 81st Annual NHRMA Conference & Tradeshow, being held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR on October 9-11, 2019!

Click here for more information on the conference. Registration will open in February 2019.



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All LCHRMA members are required to be current SHRM members. Membership in a SHRM-affiliated chapter means access to a local network of HR professionals, as well as professional development programs, products, and services in your community that can broaden your skills and make you more valuable to your organization. To learn more about the benefits of joining SHRM, visit

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Lower Columbia Human Resources Management Association has partnered with the Cascadia Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) in order to expand training opportunities for LCHRMA members. This affiliation allows LCHRMA members to attend ASTD-Cascadia events at their reduced member prices.

ASTD-Cascadia offers 3+ hour quarterly learning events, special interest groups, geographic interest groups, 2-day series in cooperation with Portland State University, a 2-day regional conference in Salem in mid-October, and quarterly Learning Leader Forums. Many activities are approved for HRCI credit. More details are available on their website at:

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