Welcome to the Washington State Human Resources Council
The objective of the Washington State Human Resources Council is to support SHRM members in the state of Washington with activities and communications which enhance, support Chapter leadership, and address state-wide issues in human resource management.
Meetings & Events
Our blog has the most update to date information about what's happening in the state. Please check back frequently for updated information about meetings, events and other content related to human resources.
When Work Works
The Washington State Human Resources Council is honored to be a When Work Works Community Partner. When Work Works is a national initiative, led by the partnership of Families and Work Institute (FWI) and SHRM, to help businesses of all sizes and types become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective and flexible workplaces. Check out our new free resources: Workflex Assessment, Guide to Bold New Ideas, and Workflex and Manufacturing Guide.
Save the Date: When Work Works Award applications open August 17, 2015! The WWW Award program is worksite-based award and is national in scope. It recognizes model employers of all types and sizes across the U.S. for their innovative and effective workplace practices. Employers benefit by merely applying for the WWW Award as all applicants receive a free customized benchmarking report comparing their workplace practices to a nationally representative sample of U.S. employers and to award winners.
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We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Northwest Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA). 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 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.
We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!
Upcoming EventsSee All >
June 2, 2015, 8:30am – 10:30amHilton Garden Inn 701 N. Young Street Kennewick, WA
June 10, 2015, 11:45am – 1:30pmNorthwood Hall 3240 Northwest Avenue Bellingham, WA 98226
Daris Freeman will address 5 key areas in which employers make mistakes regarding FMLA administration, including recent case law and share best practices and information to directly apply to your own business.
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June 19, 2015Pippins Baseball Field, 1301 S Fair Ave
For more information visit the YVHRA website.
July 15, 2015, 7:00pm – 9:00pmPaul Thomas Field 1300 5th Street Wenatchee, WA 98801
AppleSox vs. Kelowna. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.
July 17, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pmWalter Clore Wine & Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA 99350
Best Western Plus, The Inn at Horse Heaven, 259 Merlot Drive, Prosser, WA 99350
We have booked a block of rooms at the Best...
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Washington State Human Resources Council Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR ProfessionWashington State, April 2, 2015 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Washington State Human Resources Council its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Council’s accomplishments in 2014. The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which...May 12, 2015