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Welcome to the Southwestern Iowa Chapter of SHRM

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. 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.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

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Virtual Benefit Fairs Draw Interest for Fall Open Enrollment

Tue, 07 Jul 2020
For the fall 2020 open enrollment period, during which employees will select their benefits for 2021, more employers are expected... Read more

DOL Can Infer FLSA Damages from Limited Evidence of Hours Worked

Tue, 07 Jul 2020
In an enforcement lawsuit on behalf of unpaid child workers, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) can prove wages owed... Read more

OSHA Citation and Penalty Vacated

Tue, 07 Jul 2020
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a lack of sufficient notice required an Occupational Safety and Health... Read more

Team Angst and Brokering Peace in the COVID-19 Era

Tue, 07 Jul 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague the world, the nation and the workplace. People are tired and anxious, and it’s... Read more

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  • The recent events around the country have sparked more talk about race and racism in many areas of life. There has always been a division in the country regarding race and religion, but now more than ever may be the time to open discussions on these topics in the workplace.  Please take the time to...
    June 19, 2020

    Our Focus

    • To provide a forum for the professional and personal development of our members
    • To provide an opportunity to develop leadership, management, public speaking and group decision making skills
    • To provide an arena for the development of trust relationships where common problems can be discussed and deliberated
    • To provide an opportunity to focus on current human resource management issues of importance to members
    • To provide a focus for legislative attention to state and national human resource management issues
    • To provide information gathering and dissemination channels
    • To provide a pool of human resource management leaders for continuing succession in the chapter