NCUA Chair Debbie Matz to Step Down April 30

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz announced she will step down April 30. On her watch, credit unions hit the 100 million membership and $1 trillion asset benchmarks.

Governor Brown Signs Oregon Charter Enhancement Bill Into Law

The bill’s signing marks a successful legislative season for Northwest credit unions and makes a number of strategic enhancements to the Oregon Credit Union Act.

Jill Nowacki Talks about Maps Accomplishments, Connecticut Goals and What It Means to Leave Friends and Family Behind

In an exclusive interview with Anthem, Jill Nowacki talks about her new role as president and CEO of the Credit Union League of Connecticut, her accomplishments during five years at Maps Credit Union and what it’s like for a native Oregonian to leave friends and family behind and head east.

New Family and Medical Leave Act Poster Now Available

A final rule to be published soon by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division that incorporates new regulatory changes and creates certain new provisions will also require covered employers to display an informational poster.

Two NWCUA-Sponsored Bills to Receive Committee Hearings in Washington Thursday

Two NWCUA-sponsored bills addressing credit unions’ corporate governance, investments and capital, have been referred to committees in the Washington State Legislature, with each scheduled for a hearing during Thursday’s Credit Union Day at the Capitol.

A Review of Compliance Changes to Human Resources

This review of compliance changes effecting human resources outlines changes on the national front, including the new VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, as well as modifications to Oregon’s garnishment rules and handling of jury duty.

Planning to Leave Your Bank on Bank Transfer Day? Here’s How to Take Action

As Bank Transfer Day draws near, here is some information to share with potential members who are considering switching from their bank to a not-for-profit credit union.

Bank Robberies Leave Life-Long Scars Despite Public Perception as ‘Victimless Crimes’

Bank robbers held up more than 5,000 financial institutions last year, getting away with nearly $40 million. The fact is that they robbed more than the institution; they robbed tellers and member service representatives of self-confidence, peace of mind or a good night’s sleep for years to come. An experienced banker who has seen 12 robberies in a 30-year career shares her story.