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Welcome to the Berks County PA Chapter

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!

Upcoming Events

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  • January 26, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

    FALL/WINTER 2020-21 LUNCH & LEARN SERIES

    Session 3 - VIRTUAL SESSION 

    FMLA Update: New Trends & Old Traditions

    This presentation will cover updates to the Family & Medical Leave Act as well as employer best...

  • February 9, 2021 - 7:30am to 9:00am
    Location:
    Virtual via Zoom

    BACKGROUND SCREENING:

    MORE CHALLENGES WITH BAN THE BOX & FCRA VIOLATIONS

    THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL SESSION HELD VIA ZOOM

    In speaker, Deb Keller’s new installment in her national Background...

  • March 9, 2021 - 7:30am to 9:00am
    Location:
    Zoom Session

    Medicare & Human Resources

    THIS SESSION WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM

    This session will provide a Medicare review for HR professionals such as:

    • Review Medicare options (quick review of options available)...

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Furloughed Workers May Lose FMLA Eligibility

Fri, 22 Jan 2021
Furloughs due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in some workers losing eligibility to take Family and Medical Leave Act... Read more

Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Lockdowns

Fri, 22 Jan 2021
Employers can learn key lessons from the self-imposed and regional lockdowns in 2020, whether that’s the success of remote work... Read more

Class of 2021 Uniquely Prepared to Join the Workforce

Fri, 22 Jan 2021
​With the COVID-19 pandemic poised to continue deep into 2021, the next generation of professionals faces substantial challenges when entering... Read more

President Issues Executive Order on Increased Worker Safety During Pandemic

Fri, 22 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden issued an executive order Jan. 21 calling for increased protection of the safety and health of workers... Read more