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  • Everything you wanted to know about USERRA

    November 21, 2019 in Largo, MD

    Please join us for a chapter meeting and professional development on the topic of USERRA. It is a wonderful opportunity to network and learn information that is beneficial to yourself and your agency.

    • Patuxent River Basin Chapter
    • Chapter Events
  • HR Managers' Meeting - El Dorado Hills, CA

    December 10, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM in El Dorado Hills, CA

    Join us at the El Dorado Community Service District for a Human Resources Managers' Meeting to discuss issues unique to the public sector HR Professional.

    • Meetings
  • 2020 Public Sector HR Essentials-Session 1

    January 13 to June 12, 2020

    Register for the first session of the 2020 Public Sector HR Essentials, a foundational course for HR professionals new to the public sector.

  • 31st Annual Major City/County HR Director's Meeting

    January 29, 2020 in San Diego, California, 92101

    BY INVITATION ONLY Join us in San Diego for the 31st Annual Major City/County HR Directors' meeting (intended for Human Resources Managers of large cities and counties) for a variety of public sector HR presentations and to discuss issues unique to the public sector HR Professional. To be consider for invitation, please send an e-mail to Neil Reichenberg at administration@ipma-hr.org.

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    HR Bulletin


    IPMA-HR's weekly e-newsletter, e-mailed to members, featuring legislative news and reports.

  • Public Personnel Management

    Public Personnel Management


    This award-winning quarterly journal focuses on trends, case studies, and the latest research by top human resource scholars and industry experts.