Greater Nashua Human Resources Association
Greater Nashua Human Resources Association

 

April Meeting Sponsor:


MEMBERS: SAVE THE DATE! 

Join us for our 

Membership Appreciation Event!

Tuesday, May 9th. 4pm-8pm

Country Tavern

452 Amherst St, Nashua

Appetizers, Drinks, Good Company

**DETAILS TO FOLLOW**

 


 Welcome to the Greater Nashua Human Resources Association. We would like to invite you to experience the many benefits of membership, which includes learning more about the human resources profession, networking with fellow HR professionals and most importantly, having fun along the way! Find out more about the GNHRA
and how to join.

 


GNHRA is a group of dedicated Human Resources Professionals proudly serving the needs of the Human Resources community of Southern New Hampshire.  

We are committed to the ongoing development and engagement of the HR professional in our community.  We would be thrilled to have you join our efforts.

 Our Chapter Volunteers have been hard at work preparing exciting and informative programs for the coming year.  Check out our Program Schedule page for a listing of upcoming meeting dates and topics.

To begin your membership, please go to the “Join Us” section of our website and complete an on-line application. Once approved, we will send you information regarding the membership dues and details regarding our monthly programs.  

We continue to look for individuals to volunteer in either board or committee positions. Please let me know if you are interested in learning more about these opportunities.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about our chapter. I’m honored to be the President of Greater Nashua Human Resources Association!  

I look forward to your comments and suggestions, and welcome you to share them at: gnhra@yahoo.com.

 

Jeannie DiBella
President 2015-2016 to current

 

Come Join Us!  On April 11, 2017: 

Making Sense of the Legislative Process: How the Sausages Get Made! 

(HR Advocacy)

Presented by: Andrea Chatfield

of Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, PLLC

There is an old saying: laws are like sausages

it is better not to see them being made.

However, HR professionals live with many employment laws on a daily basis. Understanding how the legislative process works will allow HR professionals to effectively advocate for legal change in the workplace, provide their voice when new employment laws are proposed, and determine how to manage compliance with such laws in light of their organization’s goals. In an easy-to-follow format, this presentation will provide attendees with the following:

A detailed understanding of the legislative process on both the Federal and State levels;
• Guidance on how to follow the development of a legislative bill; and
• Guidance on how to engage with lawmakers.

 

 REGISTER

 
 
 
 
 

Andrea G. Chatfield is an attorney at Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, p.l.l.c. in Manchester, NH where she provides advice and guidance to employers on risk management issues in the workplace.  She represents employers of all types and sizes before administrative agencies in discrimination, whistleblower, unemployment, and wage disputes.  She conducts in-house trainings for employers, and serves as an outside investigator for employers who need to respond to highly sensitive internal complaints of discrimination and harassment. 

 

Andrea frequently is a public speaker on employment law topics, and recently authored the New Hampshire employment law chapter for the Navigator series of state laws offered by Lexology (an innovative, web-based service) and the Association of Corporate Counsel. 

 

Andrea is admitted to practice in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts, and she has earned an “AV” rating from Martindale Hubbell.  Andrea is listed in Chambers USA as one of the leading employment lawyers in New Hampshire and in Best Lawyers of America for employment law - management.  In addition, she is the Government Relations & Legislative Chair for the HR State Council of New Hampshire, and she serves on the Board of Directors of the Manchester Area Human Resources Association and on the Personnel Advisory Committee for the Manchester Community Health Center.


 
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GNHRA is looking for program
and website sponsors.

E-mail us at GNHRA@yahoo.com to learn more!


Greater Nashua Human Resource Association

kicks-off suicide prevention training for HR Professionals presented by

The United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs

GNHRA suicide prevention 5.2016

From left to right: Karin Taylor, GNHRA Secretary; Julie Girouard, GNHRA Programs Chair; Kristin Cappello, GNHRA Media Chair; Nancy Rowell, GNHRA and State Council Treasurer; Catharine Mirabile, GNHRA and State Council Membership Chair; David Wheel, State Council Military Liaison, ESGR; Clay Rush, GNHRA; Amy Brady, US Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Dale Garrow, NH National Guard Suicide Prevention Program Manager; Lori Haberski, VA Medical Center.

On May 10, 2016 The United States Department of Veterans Affairs provided training to HR professionals in understanding more about the signs of someone considering suicide, truths and myths, how to address it as an employer and what resources are available. Although this presentation is geared toward our veterans, it really is useful for HR professionals for our entire employee populations! We highly recommend considering contacting Dave Wheel (djwheel@juno.com) for more information about this presentation!


Diversity Mission Statement:


GNHRA is committed to bridging the gap between all people by:

♦ Recognizing, encouraging and ensuring the value of diversity in the work place 
♦ Facilitating, building and creating interaction, understanding and dialogue between people of diverse age, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, ethnicity, cultures, religions, education and work experience 
♦ Supporting, diversity to build a multi-cultural and diverse organization


“We support these goals by striving together to create diversity within the GNHRA by providing programs that inform and educate our members on diversity topics”.

 


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