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Welcome to the Mid-Willamette Human Resource Association (MHRA)

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Our 100+ members represent a variety of businesses and industries in the greater Linn and Benton Counties.  We are a SHRM 100% Chapter which means our local chapter members are also members of SHRM.  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.

Click here for information on joining our chapter, as well as national membership information.  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.

 Visit our Meetings & Events page for information on our next Chapter Meeting. Also visit our Sponsors page as they have generously assisted us in advancing the HR profession.

 

 

                                   

                 

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

 

             

 

A Big Thanks to This Month’s Sponsor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SHRM Foundation Certification Scholarships

The SHRM Foundation will award 185 scholarships in 2016  to assist  HR professionals in obtaining their SHRM certification. SHRM members may apply for this $750 award to support their pursuit of professional SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

New for 2016! Two rounds of scholarships will be awarded, one in the spring and one in the fall.

https://www.shrm.org/about/foundation/scholarships/pages/shrm-certification-scholarships.aspx  

 

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  • February 8, 2017 - 7:15am
    Location:
    Mennnonite Village Chapel Albany, or 97321

    Employment Law in Transition – Legal Updates & Informed Guesses

    In the wake of the recent election, employers are wondering what impact the Trump presidency and the Republican controlled congress may have on the workplace. Although it is still too early to tell, it’s likely that the workplace will see...

  • April 12, 2017 - 7:15am to 9:00am
    Location:
    Mennonite Village Continuing Care Retirement Community 5353 Southeast Columbus Street Chapel Albany, OR 97322

    Join us for the April Membership Meeting as Jean Bonifus, owner of Springboard NW shares:

    The secret to successful change, according to Jeffrey M. Hiatt, author of "ADKAR: A model for change in business, government and our community", is rooted in facilitating change at an individual level. The surety of his...

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Mid-Willamette Human Resource Association

    February MHRA Meeting

    Date:

    February 08, 2017 - 7:15 AM – 9:00 aM

    Location:

    Mennonite village,

    5353 Columbus Street Southeast

    Chapel

    Albany, OR 97322

    Price:
    FREE to MHRA members, $15 dollars for non-members
       
       

     

    Employment Law in Transition – Legal Updates & Informed Guesses

    In the wake of the recent election, employers are wondering what impact the Trump presidency and the Republican controlled congress may have on the workplace. Although it is still too early to tell, it’s likely that the workplace will see significant changes. The Saalfeld Griggs law firm will share its thoughts on:

    • The Future of the New DOL Salary Threshold
    • Will Promises of Stepped-Up Immigration Law Enforcement Materialize?
    • Will the U.S. Supreme Court, NLRB, DOL & EEOC Become More Employer-Friendly?
    • Oregon Reaction –Potential Expansion of State Law Protections & Enforcement
    • What’s on the slate for the 2017 Oregon Legislative Session

     

    We will also discuss new employment law challenges and employment law developments in today’s workplace.

    • Connected Workplace – When is Smartphone Use Paid Time?
    • New Rules re: When Start/End of the Day Tasks are Considered Working Time
    • Joint Employer Liability when Using Contractors & Staffing Agencies

    RSVP:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mhra-february-membership-meeting-employment-law-in-transition-legal-updates-informed-guesses-tickets-31009512286