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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 24 - 26, 2017 in Albany, NY.  You will find more information by clicking on the “State Conference” tab above.  See you in 2017!

Sincerely,
 

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

 

 

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  • Big changes may be in store for employers in New York who require employees to be “on call” or who are accustomed to making quick changes to employee schedules, including canceling shifts when customer or client demand changes. On November 10, 2017, the New York State Department of Labor (NYDOL...
    December 12, 2017
  • The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has issued proposed rules for the implementation of the Fair Workweek Law in an attempt to clarify and assist employers with compliance. The Law is intended to reform scheduling practices for fast food and retail workers in the City and took effect on...
    November 30, 2017
  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro 1313-A into law, requiring employers to provide paid time off for hours taken in connection with family offense matters, sexual offenses, stalking, and human trafficking, grouped collectively as “Safe Time.” On November 6, 2017, NYC Mayor Bill de...
    November 20, 2017
  • New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act (also known as the Paid Sick Leave Law) will require employers to allow employees to use paid time off for “Safe Time” under an amendment (Int. 1313-A) passed by the New York City Council on October 17, 2017. Under the revised law (the “Earned Safe...
    November 6, 2017
  • Effective October 31, 2017, New York City employers generally may not inquire about or rely upon a job applicant’s salary history in making employment decisions. The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) previously released an Employer Fact Sheet and a Job Applicant Fact Sheet to assist...
    October 23, 2017

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