Presentation

Report
“Why Be a Member of SHRM
And How to Sell It to Business
Leaders”
Dorothy Knapp and Shelly Trent
Field Services Directors
SHRM
November 2012
It is all about
 Getting needed information 24/7
 Growing your Business Knowledge
 Access to help on people issues
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SHRM: A MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION
Join over 260,000
business people who use
SHRM products/services
www.shrm.org/join
$180 annual membership fee
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SHRM HELPS YOU STAY LEGAL AND COMPETITIVE
 If you interview people for a job in your company,
– Do you know the questions you can’t ask?
 If you have a difficult employee,
– Do you know how to manage this person up or out?
 If you keep records on your employees,
– Do you know what cannot be in their files?
 If you have an unemployment claim,
– Do you know how to defend and protect your company?
 If you are losing employees for a 25 cent difference in pay,
– Do you know what you can do to keep your people?
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If your company has up to 14 employees
Are you in compliance with these 20 federal laws?
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Federal Insurance Contributions Act of 1935 (FICA)
Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA)
National Labor Relations Act of 1947 (NLRA)
Equal Pay Act of 1963
Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964
Consumer Credit Protection Act of 1968
Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1969
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (if you offer benefits)
Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures of 1978
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994
Newborns and Mothers Health Protection Act of 1996
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (if you offer benefits)
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007
Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act of 2010 (HIRE)
(Over 10) OSHA Recordkeeping
And what about your state laws!?!
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If your company has up to 50 employees
Add these laws
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Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
Consolidated Omnibus Benefits Reconciliation Act of 1986 (COBRA)
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008
And if you have a federal contract, add:
 Davis Bacon Act of 1931
 Copeland Act of 1934
 Walsh-Healy Act of 1936
 Executive Order 11246 of 1965
 Service Contract Act of 1965
 Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973
 Vietnam-Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974
 Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988
 Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (WHSSA)
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SHRM can help you
 Understand the law
 Understand its impact on your business
 Know how to comply with the law
 Understand the risks of noncompliance
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What other kinds of information can SHRM give you?
–A sample employee handbook to
adapt to your company
–Sample forms, policies and job
descriptions
–Sample training presentations
–Opinions of other business people
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What to do when an employee gets hurt on the job?
Look at the
Safety &
Security
Section of
SHRM.
Ask the
SHRM
Knowledge
Center and
be prepared!
www.shrm.org/join
$180 annual membership fee
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What about making preparations for an unplanned disaster?
Ask the SHRM Knowledge Center and be prepared!
Online Resources
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SHRM
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HR Disciplines
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Safety & Security
 Emergency Response
www.shrm.org/join
$180 annual membership fee
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And an expert to talk to when you have a people problem
(YES, A REAL PERSON!)
1-800-283-7476
Option 5
The SHRM Knowledge Center
Open 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. ET Mon-Fri
Or infocen@shrm.org or www.shrm.org/hrinfo for live chat
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What else does SHRM have for me?
SHRM gives its members
 A website with more “people management” information than any
other – www.shrm.org
 Free webcasts on topics relating to finding and keeping good
employees (and many other topics)
 Articles on how to build a business where people are productive
and happy
 Information on business topics emailed to you within 90 seconds of
your request
 Formulas to help you calculate the costs of managing people
 Information on what is happening on Capitol Hill and in your state
capital that could impact your bottom line
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SHRM’s Affiliated Chapters – helping businesses be successful!
Over 575
professional
chapters
working to
develop
members as
successful
business
leaders
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Membership
www.shrm.org/join
SHRM Membership Works
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Save time
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Learn and share successful tips
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Validate your decisions
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Save your organization money
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Keep great employees
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So, in summary:
 Get the information you need to manage your
employees
 Grow your Business Knowledge
 Get access to Help on people issues
Join SHRM
www.shrm.org/join
1-800-745-6370
Option 1 (Member Care)
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