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CURRENT Newsletter | January 12, 2024

Authored By: Lewis Wood on 1/12/2024

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Holiday Closing: The League office is closed on Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Have a safe holiday weekend.


League’s Advocacy Work in High Gear as State, Federal Legislatures Back in Session

Support CU’s Public Deposits Legislation By Writing Lawmakers, Joining Us Jan. 18 for CU Day
Credit unions and the League are working on issues and legislation at both the state and federal levels this week, with the General Assembly session having kicked off Wednesday and Congress facing a partial government shutdown next week.
Of special note: Our public deposits legislation has been introduced by Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-3rd) in the House of Delegates. You can help our cause by emailing lawmakers today (see info below) and joining us Jan. 18 in Richmond for Credit Union Day at the General Assembly (RSVP today)! Need a hotel room Jan. 17? We have a handful of rooms left in our block at the Richmond Marriott. Deadline today (Jan. 12).

Rep. Rob Wittman Signs on as Co-Sponsor of Veterans Members Business Loan Act

Following credit union and League advocacy efforts, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-1st) has signed on to H.R. 4867 (Veterans Members Business Loan Act) as a co-sponsor. At present, the bill has garnered the support of 18 House members in a show of bipartisan support.
Related: Rep. Gerry Connolly Signs on as Co-Sponsor of Veterans Members Business Loan Act

IGNITE | League Annual Meeting Schedule Announced; Register for Event; Reserve Your Hotel Stay

We’re proud to announce our schedule for IGNITE | League Annual Meeting! Registration is now open for our premier networking and education event, which is being held May 1-3 on the waterfront in Washington, D.C. at InterContinental (The Wharf).
Register Here | Book Your Hotel

EPN Leadership Module Set for Feb. 15; Covers Employee Engagement, Inclusion

We'll examine the importance of fostering an inclusive mindset in the workplace and how that helps us grow as individuals and support others. An inclusive, engaged environment improves our ability to recruit and retain top talent; aids us in navigating conflict; and fosters innovative, high-performing, and highly productive organizations. Location: Richmond.

Interested in Serving on a League Committee? Let Us Know!

The League Board is accepting nominations for our working committees! Interested in serving? Complete the nomination form here.

League, TRGroup Ask CUs to Complete Compensation Salary Survey

As part of our collaborative partnership within the TRGroup, your League invites you to participate in our 2024 Compensation/Salary Survey. Setting competitive pay structures for your employees can be challenging and involves considering many factors carefully. To assist you in this task, TRGroup has partnered with the Cornerstone Credit Union League’s research department to gather information on salary and benefits.

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