General Session
General Session: State(s) of Mind
Grand Ballroom
Monday 03/18/2019 03:05 PM - 03:50 PM Add to calendar
0.75 SHRM PDCs

As Congress experiences challenges with gridlock and partisan divides, states and localities are increasingly legislating changes to laws impacting the workplace.  From paid leave and pay equity requirements to a laser focus on workforce development issues, states have been actively pursuing strategies impacting work.  In State(s) of Mind, you’ll hear from state elected officials from both parties who will address the unique challenges of enacting state-based policy changes.

You’ll hear:

  • A deep dive into the issues impacting work, the worker and the workplace at the state level.
  • How state legislatures deal with party politics at the state level as they pursue their policy priorities.
  • What workplace issues are percolating in statehouses across American in 2019.


Representative Ruth Briggs King Photo
Representative Ruth Briggs King, Representative,
Delaware House of Representatives
Delegate Mark Levine Photo
Delegate Mark Levine, Delegate,
Virginia House of Delegates