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West Georgia SHRM

Welcome to West Georgia SHRM!

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 are an organization for those who are working in HR or handling HR duties.

Come see what we are all about!

General Meetings: (please RSVP)
2nd Thursday of each month  
West GA Tech Callaway Conference Center - 11:45am-1:00 pm

Legislative News!!!

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!




News from SHRM

US Weekly Jobless Claims: 204K

Thu, 28 Sep 2023
​States reported that 204,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Sept. 23, an increase of 2,000... Read more

Judge Strikes Down Biden Administration’s Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors in Some States

Thu, 28 Sep 2023
A judge has blocked the Biden administration’s $15 minimum wage for federal contractors in three states. Soon thereafter, the U.S.... Read more

Viewpoint: How a Person's Name Can Prompt Hiring Discrimination

Wed, 27 Sep 2023
Following up on an experiment from 2004, two economists have found that study participants systematically discriminated against job candidates with... Read more

California Bill Targets Workplace Violence

Wed, 27 Sep 2023
The California Legislature recently passed a bill that would require employers to adopt workplace violence prevention plans, maintain records of... Read more