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20 Jun, 2016, 08:32 ET SHRM: 20-Year Employee Benefits Trends in the United States -- Now and Then

 Over the past 20 years, employers have increased and decreased benefits strategically in response to the needs of the workplace and employees...


02 Jun, 2016, 05:00 ET FLSA Overtime Rule Changes To Be Featured at the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition

 The Department of Labor's (DOL) recent changes to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations, which go into effect December 1, 2016,...


15 Nov, 2012, 11:28 ET SHRM-Globoforce Survey: Corporate Culture Impacted by Employee Recognition Programs

 Roughly seven in 10 organizations use employee recognition programs to strengthen corporate culture according to a joint survey from Society...


03 Oct, 2012, 15:12 ET Job Satisfaction Wanes, but SHRM Survey Shows Majority of U.S. Employees Satisfied

Ability to use skills topples job security as biggest factor influencing how happy people are in their work Eighty-one percent of...


25 Jun, 2012, 09:00 ET Employers Increase Benefits that Improve Employee Health and Wellness: SHRM Survey

Benefit offerings stabilized in 2012 as the impact of the economic downturn lessened from 2011.  More employers are offering benefits...


30 Apr, 2012, 06:00 ET New Study of Employers Released by FWI and SHRM Shows Significant Changes for U.S. Workers since End of Recession

2012 National Study of Employers reveals increase in employers that offer flex time  The latest edition of the National Study of...


24 Jan, 2012, 17:48 ET Estrés financiero personal afecta rendimiento de empleados y ahorros de jubilación halla encuesta de SHRM

Una encuesta de iniciativas educativas financieras patrocinadas por el empleador muestra que las preocupaciones económicas de los empleados en...


24 Jan, 2012, 12:43 ET Personal Financial Stress Affecting Employee Performance and Retirement Savings Shows SHRM Survey

A survey of employer-sponsored financial education initiatives shows that U.S. workers' money worries are impacting their work performance...


13 Jan, 2012, 14:29 ET Conferencia sobre Leyes Laborales y Legislación 2012 de la SHRM del 4 al 7 de marzo en Washington, D.C.

Los encuestadores políticos Peter Hart y Neil Newhouse encabezarán la lista de participantes en la Conferencia sobre Leyes Laborales y...


13 Jan, 2012, 11:11 ET SHRM 2012 Employment Law & Legislative Conference ­March 4-7 in Washington, D.C.­

  Political pollsters Peter Hart and Neil Newhouse will headline the SHRM 2012 Employment Law & Legislative Conference...


09 Nov, 2011, 09:00 ET Guide from FWI and SHRM Offers Bold New Ideas in Workplace Flexibility

Practices by award-winning companies influenced by recession and aided by technology The 2012 Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work...


07 Nov, 2011, 11:53 ET SHRM Poll: Skills Gap Makes Engineering, Medical and Technical Jobs Difficult to Fill

HR professionals find problem-solving and communication skills missing in some job applicants More than one-half of organizations are having...


06 Oct, 2011, 08:30 ET SHRM Report: October 2011 Hiring Weak, Recruiting Tough, Compensation Up

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hiring during October 2011 will be at a near standstill compared to a year ago as...


26 Jun, 2011, 20:00 ET Economy Negatively Impacted Employee Benefits More in 2011

Employers increasingly turn over responsibility for managing retirement, leave and health care benefits to employees The economy negatively...


26 Jun, 2011, 18:04 ET SHRM Names Hank Jackson President and CEO

Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, who has overseen growth in membership at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and one of the largest annual...


15 Jun, 2011, 13:25 ET SHRM Statement on the "Legal Workforce Act of 2011"

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) issued this statement today in support of "The Legal Workforce Act of 2011" and thanking Chairman...


10 Jun, 2011, 18:13 ET El presidente de la junta directiva de SHRM recibirá el premio Work Life Legacy Award 2011

José A. Berríos, presidente de la junta directiva de la Sociedad para la Gestión de Recursos Humanos (SHRM) y presidente de BTG: The...


10 Jun, 2011, 09:03 ET SHRM Board Chair Named 2011 Work Life Legacy Award Honoree

Families and Work Institute to honor Berrios at June 13 event in New York City Jose A. Berrios, chair of the Board of Directors of the Society...


05 May, 2011, 11:10 ET SHRM Conference Showcases Innovative Solutions for What's Next in HR

More than 12,000 HR Professionals Expected at 63rd Annual Conference in Las Vegas The largest number ever of HR practitioners and sessions on...


29 Mar, 2011, 11:13 ET New Book and Webcast Highlight Business Imperative of Effective and Flexible Workplaces

More than 400 employers share real-world examples for making work work Following the announcement last month of the unprecedented partnership...


01 Mar, 2011, 10:27 ET Valerie Jarrett and Soledad O'Brien to Headline SHRM 2011 Employment Law & Legislative Conference

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and CNN Anchor and Special Correspondent Soledad O'Brien will headline the SHRM 2011 Employment Law...


08 Feb, 2011, 11:05 ET Organizations Moving Ahead to Implement Health-Care Reform

SHRM Poll: Growing number deciding not to drop health-care coverage for employees While most organizations are not waiting for a repeal of...


01 Feb, 2011, 08:30 ET Moving Work Forward: Society for Human Resource Management, and Families and Work Institute Launch Workplace Flexibility Partnership

Partnership Focuses on Building Competitive Businesses and Workforce of the 21st Century. One-third of employers are now rated as having effective...


14 Jan, 2011, 09:20 ET U.S. Companies Getting Better at Hiring Veterans but Need Help to Reach Those With Disabilities

A new poll released today found that a majority (67 percent) of HR professionals have included veterans in their organization's diversity plan or...


06 Jan, 2011, 17:40 ET José A. Berrios fue elegido presidente del directorio de la SHRM

José A. Berrios, líder de pensamiento nacional sobre la diversidad del personal de trabajo y miembro desde hace 22 años de la...