Virtual Workshop – The Future of Women in the Workforce

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FFNM Past Virtual Workshop: The Future of Women in the Workforce Learn more about workshop: The Future of Women in the Workforce In a dynamic business landscape, fostering an inclusive workplace that supports and attracts women is essential for success. This workshop is designed to equip employers and HR professionals with the tools to create supportive workplace policies that not only address present-day challenges but also pave the way for a more equitable future. From navigating post-COVID reintegration strategies to removing barriers related to child care, pay equity, and menstrual health, this session will delve into best practices, safety measures, … Read More

Angelica Archuleta-Romero Joins HRMA of NM

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Exciting News! We are thrilled to announce our very own, Angelica Archuleta-Romero has joined the Board of Directors at the Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) of New Mexico in the Diversity Elect role. Angelica has served as Project Coordinator for Family Friendly New Mexico for years and is passionate about fostering inclusive workplace strategies that elevate businesses statewide. Join us in extending our warmest congratulations to Angelica on this well-deserved accomplishment! Learn about HRMA – The Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) is a local affiliate chapter of the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), which is the world’s largest … Read More

Navigating the Intersection of AI and HR/Employment Law in Business

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing various aspects of business operations, and one area where its impact is profound is in Human Resources (HR) and Employment Law. As companies embrace AI-driven tools to streamline processes and enhance decision-making, it becomes imperative to assess the associated risks within the existing legal framework. Assessing AI Risks Against Current Legal Framework Workplace Discrimination and Bias The integration of AI in HR processes, such as resume screening, video interviews, and pre-employment assessments, introduces the risk of algorithmic bias. This bias arises when the training data used to develop AI models reflects historical inequities and stereotypes, … Read More

Give the Gift of Education to your Employees

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Give the Gift of Education to your Employees by Offering The Education Plan®, 529 Education Savings Plan By offering unique employee benefits–like a 529 education savings plan–employers can provide their team members with impactful benefits to further their financial well-being while also remaining competitive during recruitment. In today’s competitive marketplace, where employers are striving for new ways to keep their workforce, a 529 education savings plan can be a great addition to a company’s suite of benefits. The Education Plan® can be implemented at no cost to employers and requires no government reporting, making it a quick and easy employee … Read More

Virtual Workshop – Unlocking AI in Business & HR

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FFNM Past Virtual Workshop: Unlocking AI in Business & HR Learn more about workshop: Unlocking AI in Business & HR In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a game-changer in the realm of Human Resources (HR) and overall business practices. However, the successful implementation and utilization of AI require a comprehensive understanding of best practices, safety measures, and strategic considerations. This workshop will equip learners with the knowledge and skills to effectively deploy and harness AI tools via: Introduction to AI in Business and HR: We’ll start by providing an overview of how AI is transforming … Read More

Virtual Workshop – Empowering the Future Workforce: Unleashing Potential through Employer-Supported Education

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FFNM Past Virtual Workshop: Empowering the Future Workforce: Unleashing Potential through Employer-Supported Education Learn more about workshop: Empowering the Future Workforce: Unleashing Potential through Employer-Supported Education In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, employers play a critical role in shaping the future of the workforce. This workshop aims to shed light on the impact employers have on employee educational advancement and development. The Panel will explore the responsibilities organizations have in nurturing and supporting the growth of their workforce, ultimately benefiting both individuals and the organization as a whole. Through a combination of research-backed insights and practical strategies, this workshop will … Read More

Supporting Employees: How to Comply with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

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This blog post is a summary of the Virtual Workshop hosted by FFNM: NEW Federal Protections for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Employees. It will cover the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). Please see this link to view the summary and overview of the PUMP Act portion of the workshop. A special thanks to Tracy McDaniel, MPH, Policy Advocate at the Southwest Women’s Law Center for contributing to the workshop and this blog post! Now more than ever before, people are working throughout pregnancy and returning to work soon after giving birth. Nationally, 72% of women become pregnant while employed at some … Read More

Supporting Employees: How to Comply with Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act

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This blog post is a summary of the Virtual Workshop hosted by FFNM: NEW Federal Protections for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Employees. It will cover the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act. Please see this link to view the summary and overview of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) portion of the workshop. A special thanks to Jessica Lujan, Core Team Representative at the New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force for contributing to the workshop and this blog post! ​The “PUMP Act” is a new federal law that went into effect December 2022, which makes several important changes to … Read More

Virtual Workshop – NEW Federal Protections for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Employees

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FFNM Past Virtual Workshop: NEW Federal Protections for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Employees Workshop Resources Related Blog Posts How to Comply with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) How to Comply with Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act Learn more about workshop: NEW Federal Protections for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Employees This virtual workshop will provide an overview of the new federal protections for pregnant and breast/chestfeeding employees. The session will explore the legal rights of employees who are pregnant or lactating, and the obligations of employers to accommodate their needs. The workshop will cover the following topics: Overview … Read More

Awardees Implementing Stand-Out Workplace Policies (Part 2)

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On April 25th we gathered to celebrate and recognize 2023 Family Friendly Business Award® recipients at the 7th Annual FFNM Awards Luncheon! Among the festivities was a panel discussion featuring leaders sharing expertise from across different industries. Because we know how important it is to learn from our peers, this week we are sharing the rest of that discussion in our blog (click here to read part 1)! We are excited to share the creative ways employers implement workplace policies and how that impacts company culture, and employee satisfaction. Panelists Amanda Armenta, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Human Resources Business Partner, … Read More