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HR LNX Grassroots Program

It's been said that there is great strength in numbers. With over 19,000 members, HRPA has the potential to make a tremendous impact on public policy and legislation at Queens Park.    

HRPA will be implementing a grassroots advocacy program to raise awareness among MPP’s about the HR profession. 

The goal of the grassroots program is for HRPA and its members to have the ability to influence decision-makers in the policy making and legislative process.  This program will enable the voice of HR professionals to be heard and to make an effective contribution in the development of future policies that affect the HR industry in Ontario.

Program participants will speak as the voice of the HR professionals when dealing with MPP’s by raising awareness of issues of concern to profession, employers and the general public.   It will be important for participants to establish a relationship of mutual trust and understanding with their assigned MPP.  In many cases, this relationship of trust will already exist.  

What is the HR LNX program's goal?

The goal of HRPA's LNX Grassroots Program is to equip members with the tools they need to express their views on important legislative proposals .  The number and complexity of human resource-related proposals continues to increase.  As HR professionals, HR LNX key contacts provide valuable perspectives that their MPP's may not have considered. By joining forces with others HR professionals, HRPA members can have an even greater impact on the legislative process.

How does the HR LNX program work?

HRPA’s  grassroots participant's—known as key contacts—mission is to be viewed as a trusted advisor to MPPs and the government and ensure that the association maintains an open dialogue with elected officials and key stakeholders in a manner that is beneficial to the mission and strategic objectives of HRPA. Once HR LNX members have been recruited they will be activated to advocate on issues of interest the association and its members, by contacting their contact (MPP) through letters, phone calls, and personal visits to advocate on these issues. 

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