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Welcome to Akron Area 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 you to use this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvment 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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CDC Says Reduced COVID-19 Quarantine Periods May Be Acceptable

Wed, 02 Dec 2020
Under new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), employers may want to update their COVID-19... Read more

Former OSHA Head Joins Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board

Wed, 02 Dec 2020
President-elect Joe Biden appointed David Michaels to his Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board. Michaels, who is an epidemiologist, was the head... Read more

Trump Proceeds with Plan to Ease Federal Hiring and Firing for Policy Roles

Wed, 02 Dec 2020
Federal agencies have until Jan. 19, 2021 to identify certain policy-making roles that may be excluded from civil-service job protections... Read more

EAD Approval Notices Will Not Be Accepted After Feb. 1

Thu, 03 Dec 2020
Foreign workers will be able to continue using employment authorization document (EAD) approval notices as List C documents to establish... Read more