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Welcome to Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association (LCHRMA)!

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development, and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

LCHRMA hosts monthly meetings featuring a guest speaker that focuses on HR and employment related topics. Our meetings are open to all human resource professionals, business leaders, and students interested in human resource management.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!


 

Upcoming Events

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  • December 7, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Location:
    Online: Zoom Meeting

    Courtney McFate, an associate with Lane Powell PC, will present on Oregon’s new paid leave benefits program, Paid Leave Oregon.  In this two-part series, Courtney will provide an overview of Paid Leave Oregon from a practical perspective with information you can use to implement this new program for your organization and...

  • January 4, 2023 - 11:45am
    Location:
    Fort George Brewery, Lovell Room 1483 Duane St, Astoria, OR 97103

    Don't miss this important meeting regarding 2023 employment law changes! Lunch will be provided.

    Courtney McFate with Lane Powell PC will present on new employment laws impacting Oregon and Washington employers in 2023. Topics will include amendments to Oregon’s laws regarding employee non-disclosure agreements, a...

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  • November 15, 2022

    The Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association (LCHRMA) awards scholarships to residents of Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, and Pacific county who are graduating high school seniors or

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