Digest for March 31, 2017
June 1-2 member meeting to be held at Franklin PUD. Save the date!
Join us in June at Franklin PUD in Pasco, Wash. for our next member meeting. Similar to our February meeting, the event will be held on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. The agenda is still being finalized, but plans are underway to bring in two speakers, take a tour of Franklin PUD’s new green HQ, and go through Franklin’s TREK mobile information trailer that provides demonstrations and information on energy.
Other activities include: a one-hour tour of the Hanford Reach museum (which focuses on solar, wind, and nuclear energy and includes a display on Energy Northwest), a dinner outing to a local winery and, of course, plenty of time for roundtable discussions.
2017 Annual Meeting to be held in Spokane
Be sure to make room in your 2017 budget for the next LERG Annual Meeting. The conference will be held at the beautiful and historic Davenport Hotel in downtown Spokane, Washington on October 11-13, 2017. To tag onto the historic nature of the Davenport, this year’s theme is HR and Labor Relations: Then and Now and will be a look at the changes that have evolved over the years in HR and labor relations. This year, we will also add presentations on topics of interest to your operations managers, so be sure to invite them to attend with you.
New class! Managing in a Multigenerational World
For all managers and supervisors who would like to develop practical skills for working with all generations in the workplace today. This class will focus on strategies for coaching, giving feedback, rating performance, and motivating with an overview of all of the generations (including our newest Generation Z) and how to effectively coach and lead them in the workplace. May 2, 2017: Vancouver, Wash. Register now.
Negotiations webinar series to be held in May
Bob Oberstein will be returning this May to hold his popular webinars series on negotiations skills. This three-part series will cover three key areas of negotiations: preparation; use of the three dynamics of time, information and power; and closing the deal. May 11, 18, 25, 2-3:30 p.m. Register now.
The latest CPI Report is posted on the LERG website.
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