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SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today's evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Learn more at SHRM.org and on Twitter @SHRM.

Southwest Virginia SHRM is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. We serve the Southwest Virginia region including, but not limited to, the Counties of Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Washington, and Wise.

Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

 

SWVA SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP

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People Analytics Guide Return-to-Work Choices

Fri, 22 May 2020
Human resources leaders are turning to people analytics tools to help make difficult decisions as their staffs return to the... Read more

Delivery Worker Gets Trial for Race-Based Emotional Distress Claim

Fri, 22 May 2020
A black employee who alleged that his supervisor referred to him using a racial epithet and tried to get him... Read more

Court Blocks $13 Million Gender Discrimination Verdict Against UCLA

Fri, 22 May 2020
A jury awarded a professor more than $13 million in damages in a gender-discrimination lawsuit—but a California appeals court reversed... Read more

Employers Consider Changes to PTO Policies as Unused Vacation Days Accumulate

Fri, 22 May 2020
Companies are facing a dilemma about how to address employees' reluctance to take time off during the coronavirus pandemic. Limited... Read more

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  • Organizations throughout our country are facing unprecedented pressure and financial stress from stay-at-home orders and the uncertainty over the COVID-19 outbreak.  The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) extends financial assistance to organizations through the Paycheck...
    May 1, 2020
  • Matt Newman was our guest speaker at our recent quarterly meeting, and he did a fantastic job. He spoke to us about  his work teaching ethics in the workplace is necessary, and how the content and methodology has shifted with recent generations of students. He had some very interesting insights and...
    November 30, 2018
  • By Nathan Hayes, PHR Yesterday, I read John Kinnear’s excellent blog post entitled, “5 Things Parents Need to Stop Saying to Non-Parents.” This article resonated with me in that I don’t have kids and consider myself a proud pet parent, though I don’t broadcast that information...
    July 17, 2013

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