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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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  • December 8, 2020 - 7:30am to 9:30am
    Location:
    Zoom

    DRIVE BUSINESS SUCCESS WITH WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY

    Effective and flexible work—or workflex—is rethinking how, when and where people do their best work in ways that work for all. It’s a fundamental element of the 21st century workplace shaped by advanced technologies...

  • January 26, 2021 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

    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...

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Ask HR: I Bashed My Manager in an E-Mail to a Co-Worker … and My Boss Found Out

Wed, 25 Nov 2020
How you resolve things after an outburst—within yourself and with your co-workers, manager and boss—is of paramount importance for both... Read more

First-Time Jobless Claims Tick Up Again

Wed, 25 Nov 2020
States reported that 778,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Nov. 21, an increase of... Read more

Biden Plans to Ban Noncompete, No-Poaching Clauses

Tue, 24 Nov 2020
President-elect Joe Biden has indicated that his administration will be more aggressive in minimizing employers’ use of noncompetition clauses in... Read more

Associational Discrimination Could Not Be Established

Tue, 24 Nov 2020
An employee could not prove associational discrimination based on his grandfather’s disability when the employer made ample efforts to accommodate... Read more