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Welcome to the New York State Council SHRM

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information.  We would also like to encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities.

New York State SHRM is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.  Whether you are new to the Human Resource field or have many years of experience, we are a starting point for networking, information, professional development and continuous effectiveness, improvement and innovation in HR.

Our State Council provides leadership, communication and support to the Human Resource profession and is made up of 15 chapters, several Student chapters and almost 15,000 SHRM members across the state.  Please take a moment to view our list of chapters if you are not already connected to a local chapter.  Our local chapters offer regular meeting providing opportunity for networking and professional development close to home.    

Our Annual State Conference will take place September 18 - 20, 2016 in Lake Placid, NY.  You will find more information by clicking on the “State Conference” tab above.  See you in 2016!


Deb Shigley, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
New York State Council Director



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  • For New York employers, many wage-and-hour obligations are not set forth in the statute. Rather, they are outlined in Wage Orders promulgated by the New York State Department of Labor. The New York DOL has published proposed modified Wage Orders in the State Register, implementing changes to the existing...
    October 25, 2016
  • The New York City Council has overwhelmingly passed a bill that mandates a 90-day transition period for displaced food service workers when a new owner or operator takes over a city building. Corporate cafeterias, arenas, and cultural institutions, among others, are covered by the bill. Restaurants, however...
    October 20, 2016
  • Should a question on a job application asking potential employees about their criminal history be removed? That was under discussion at a public hearing in Albany earlier this week.  The Albany County Fair Chance Act, also known as "Ban the Box," refers to the box on a job application...
    September 30, 2016
  • A bill in the City Council of New York City would prohibit employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history. The bill’s purported aim is to close the gender pay gap by reducing the likelihood that women will be prejudiced by prior salary levels. New York City Public...
    September 21, 2016
  • Employers should be aware of new proposed guidance from the EEOC on workplace retaliation issues, and their potential impact on the workplace and resulting litigation.  The proposed guidance issued by the EEOC, among other things, formally expands the scope of “protected activity” in which...
    February 16, 2016

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