HUB provides Executive Insights to Chicago SHRM

Human Resources is changing as quickly as the companies it supports.  To thrive as an HR professional, it is critical to be thoughtful about innovation and do it for the right reasons at the right time.  Recently, HUB International CHRO Amber Kennelly was invited to speak at the Chicago SHRM Executive Insights series, where HR leaders, across disciplines, … Continue reading HUB provides Executive Insights to Chicago SHRM

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Make Your Summer Reading Count

By Paul Young, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Certification Committee Chair, Chicago SHRM Ah, Summertime. Are you a summertime reader like me? Do you have a go-to author or genre? For me, it’s usually Stephen King or John Scalzi. Let me propose something to you. As long as you’re reading this summer, I want you to read WITH … Continue reading Make Your Summer Reading Count

#SHRM18 – The Largest and Most Successful SHRM Conference Ever!

By Carol Semrad, Chicago SHRM Treasurer and Past President Fantastic lineup + Innovative Sessions = An Amazing Conference Conference By the Numbers: Thank you for attending! 20,000 Paid Attendees Over 300,000 recertification hours earned! 22,000 Total attendees including speakers, vendors, SHRM staff Thank you for volunteering! 7383 Hours Served by 714 Volunteers The farthest from … Continue reading #SHRM18 – The Largest and Most Successful SHRM Conference Ever!

Chicago SHRM July President’s Letter

By Shelli Nelson, Senior Manager Talent Acquisition, Relativity “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.” —Frank Lloyd Wright Wow! What an amazing SHRM conference in Chicago last month! We are incredibly proud of our Volunteer Team Leads – Paul Salasky and … Continue reading Chicago SHRM July President’s Letter

The Supreme Court Says Class Action Waivers Are Enforceable, But Are Arbitration Agreements Right For Your Organization?

By David Moore, Heather Becker, and Priya Reddy of Laner Muchin, Ltd. On May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court held that class and collective action waivers in employment arbitration agreements are enforceable. The 5-4 decisionis widely viewed as a significant victory for employers.  It affirms employers’ ability to require employees to individually arbitrate … Continue reading The Supreme Court Says Class Action Waivers Are Enforceable, But Are Arbitration Agreements Right For Your Organization?