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Trumps Uses SOTU to Call for New Employee Policies

These issues matter to those who handle Human Resources

Paid family leave, lower health care costs, trade policies that protect U.S. jobs and infrastructure investment that would create jobs were among the issues that President Donald Trump addressed this week during his second State of the Union speech.

"Many of us have campaigned on the same core promises: to defend American jobs and demand fair trade for American workers; to rebuild and revitalize our nation's infrastructure; to reduce the price of health care and prescription drugs; to create an immigration system that is safe, lawful, modern and secure; and to pursue a foreign policy that puts America's interests first," Trump said before a joint session of Congress.

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), said Trump highlighted issues "that matter to our members and our profession."

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