Digest for July 31, 2018
2018 Annual Meeting to be held in Seattle
Join us next October 10-12 at the beautiful Hilton Hotel in downtown Seattle! Speakers are being booked and include Roger Adank of MARC; Jennifer Bouman Steagall of Red Kite; Larry Daniels of Milliman; Sally Weinman of Gallagher; Carey Klosterman of Cascade Employers Association; and John Mitchell.
This year’s outing will be our own private Underground Tour of early Seattle.
Learning on Demand Program expands in 2018
Subscribe now to Learning on Demand, NWPPA’s online learning program for public power utility members! This program is ideal for both new employees and other employees who want to learn about the public power industry and gain tips on how to mitigate violence that might occur in the workplace and in the field. In addition, NWPPA has just released 12 new Employment Law Micro Learning video clips designed for managers & supervisors.
Learning on Demand is available through an annual subscription. For just one price, all employees in your utility will have access to the program anytime, anywhere, and as often as they wish. Pricing is based on the number of a utility’s full-time employees.
Follow this link to see video previews of the courses, learn more about the program, and find out how to subscribe.
Keep track of classes and class updates via our monthly updated eCatalog posted on the NWPPA website.
The latest CPI Report is posted on the LERG website.
Recent Articles on Timely Issues
It’s Time to Move the Needle on HR
Stop the chatter and navel-gazing and start making some real changes in our profession. READ MORE
The Greatest Book Ever Written About Labor Relations is. . .
A recent list omitted the No. 1 book ever written about labor relations — “Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type.” READ MORE
5 Practical Ways to Support Mental Well-Being at Work
Having a holistic mental well-being strategy that includes prevention, intervention and protection is essential for unlocking a workforce’s true potential. READ MORE
Biometric Privacy Lawsuits Rising
Asking employees to authenticate their time using similar technologies could have far-reaching legal implications for employers. READ MORE
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