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Message from Board President, Pam Nicastro

Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association
State of The Chapter

Featured Event

April Dinner Meeting

BNHRA is pleased to present . . .

Disabilities in the Workplace: A Roundtable Discussion & Expert Panel
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Acqua Restaurant 
2192 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14207

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Registration, cash bar and networking/ Pre-Dinner SHRM Webinar*
6:00 – 6:15 p.m. Welcome,Introductions and Announcements
6:15 - 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 - 8:00 pm Presentation

Despite myths and misconceptions to the contrary, creating an inclusive workforce through hiring people with disabilities is good for business, making a direct positive impact on the bottom line. Come be part of this dynamic conversation with a panel of local experts!  

* Pre-Dinner program: The Kaleidoscope of Change: Embracing the Spectrum of Possibilities: Myths and Realities about employing and retaining individuals who are blind presented by Steven Kuusito. Steven will discuss what HR needs to know about supporting the success of a person who is blind in the workforce. 

  HRCI re-certification credits are pending for this event. 

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Upcoming Events

May 7, 2014: BNHRA Social! 
Come network with other HR professionals and celebrate the unveiling of BNHRA's new Logo and Upgraded Website at Mike A's. More info coming soon!

May 21, 2014: Dinner Meeting 
Join infoTech Niagara and BNHRA for a dinner program: "Building an Emotionally Intelligent Team" presented by Sharon Randaccio, President, CEO & Founder and Rita Markle, Chief Learning Officer, Performance Management Partners, Inc. Location: Country Club of Buffalo. 

June 11, 2014: Diversity Mixer at the West Side Bazaar
Come network and celebrate diversity with other HR professionals as we take a tour of the West Side Bazaar, as well as sample and explore cuisine, crafts and apparel from all over the world. You won't want to miss this fun and energizing summer mixer as we share best practices on workplace diversity through informal discussions, break-out sessions, icebreakers, trivia contests, and more!


In the News

SHRM now offers free membership for current members in job transition! To find out more details and to see if you qualify: 

PHR®/SPHR® Certification Preparation
 The 2014 SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation, the #1 PHR/SPHR Cert Prep  Tool*, features an enhanced user experience complete with updated content that reflects the HR  Certification Institute body of knowledge tested on the PHR and SPHR exams. It includes application  exercises and module exams to develop specific HR competencies.

2014 NYS SHRM Conference Call for Proposals! 
You are invited to submit a proposal or forward this email to a speaker who would like to share their experience and expertise with human resource management professionals at the 2014 NYS SHRM® State Conference. HR Passport to Innovation!

 Others will benefit from your experience while you make a valuable contribution to the profession's field of knowledge.  The conference is being held September 28 - 30, 2014 in Buffalo, NY.

 Call for Presentations must be submitted no later than March 1, 2014.

 Click here to submit a proposal

Winners of 2014 Best Companies to work for in NYS are announced!
Please follow this link to view the list. BNHRA is proud to see several WNY companies make the list!
Upcoming Important Legal Dates:
July 31, 2014 DOL Form 5500 Due
September 30, 2014 EEO-1 Report Due

 Please visit our Governmental Affairs page for more information regarding upcoming regulatory obligations.

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