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    April Chapter Meeting - The 115th Congress and the Trump Administration

    Date: April 13, 2017, 11:00am – 1:00pm
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    The Washington Outlook for HR Public Policy

    The American electorate cast their votes in November, providing the continuation of Republican control of the 115th Congress and the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. President-elect Trump and Republican leaders of Congress have promised to move forward with a very aggressive 100-day agenda, with many issues of importance to the HR profession being at the forefront.  Key issues include proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, initiatives to reform the tax code, efforts on interior immigration enforcement, including worksite enforcement and proposals to expand paid leave and workplace flexibility. How will these issues affect employers and employees in your organization, and how can you best engage and prepare for the year ahead? This session will provide an up-to-date discussion of current congressional activity, as well as federal regulatory and judicial activity.


    Speaker: Patrick Brady, SHRM’s Senior Advisor of Government Relations

    Patrick Brady is a Senior Advisor of Government Relations in SHRM national’s Alexandria, Virginia office handling labor, employment, civil rights and workforce development issues.

    Prior to joining SHRM in 2017, Mr. Brady was a Manager, Public Policy at WorldatWork – a nonprofit human resources association for professionals and organizations focused on compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness programs and total rewards. In this role, Mr. Brady served as the association’s lobbyist for the US House of Representatives as well as the federal agencies with jurisdiction over employment matters. He was instrumental in developing and implementing the association’s strategy focused on the Department of Labor’s 2016 update to the overtime regulation.  

    Prior to joining WorldatWork, Mr. Brady was a Senior Associate at Bond Associates – a boutique appropriations lobbying firm that specialized in foreign development and international exchange programs for institutions of higher education. In this role, Mr. Brady secured over $80 million for environmental remediation of dioxin and related health activities in Vietnam for individuals exposed to Agent Orange, as well as $60 million for the Cooperative Development Program administered by the United States Agency for International Development. 

    Mr. Brady is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Minors in Economics and Criminal Justice. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and son. You can contact Patrick at or 703.535.6246 and follow him on twitter @SHRMPbrady.




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    Please Note:  Registration for this event is closed Sunday April 9th at 8:00 pm