HR’s next frontier: Government advocacy (Guest commentary)

Association exerts its influence in political arena
By Gerlinde Herrmann and Bill Greenhalgh
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/01/2006

When Ontario’s Bill 14 passed into law last month, it represented a milestone for the HR profession.

Thanks to very strong advocacy by the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario (HRPAO) and others, amendments to the bill ensured the interests of our members were fully protected.

Never in our experience had the association, or the profession as a whole, been so proactive in government policy making. This role must be vigorously expanded.