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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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  • July 27, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

    Spring/Summer Lunch & Learn Series - Session 3

    Managing HR Records and Files

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  • August 10, 2021 - 7:30am to 9:00am
    Virtual via Zoom

    Marijuana in PA - Impact to Employers

    This session will be held virtually via ZOOM

    This program will provide an overview and discussion of the PA Medical Marijuana program including acceptable product forms,...

  • September 14, 2021 - 7:30am to 9:00am
    Berkshire Country Club 1637 Bernville Road - Reading

    Annual Legal & Legislative Update

    Speaker:  Andrew Howe, Esq. 

    Meeting Details

    • 7:00-7:30am - check-in and networking

    • 7:30-8:00am - breakfast, general meeting 

    • 8:00...

Affiliate News

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  • June 11, 2021

    Thank you to all our members who helped support our

    Rocking Happiness event for Olivet's Boys & Girls!  

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