Presentation on theme: "“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."— Presentation transcript:
“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
2 It is all about Getting needed information 24/7 Growing your Business Knowledge Access to help on people issues
3 SHRM: A MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION Join over 260,000 business people who use SHRM products/services $180 annual membership fee
4 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?
5 If your company has up to 14 employees Are you in compliance with these 20 federal laws? 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!?!
6 If your company has up to 50 employees Add these laws 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 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) Over 100? It gets worse!
7 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
8 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
9 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! $180 annual membership fee
10 What about making preparations for an unplanned disaster? Ask the SHRM Knowledge Center and be prepared! Online Resources SHRM HR Disciplines Safety & Security Emergency Response $180 annual membership fee
11 And an expert to talk to when you have a people problem (YES, A REAL PERSON!) Option 5 The SHRM Knowledge Center Open 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. ET Mon-Fri Or or for live
12 What else does SHRM have for me? SHRM gives its members A website with more “people management” information than any other – 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 ed 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
13 SHRM’s Affiliated Chapters – helping businesses be successful! Over 575 professional chapters working to develop members as successful business leaders
14 Membership SHRM Membership Works Save time Learn and share successful tips Validate your decisions Save your organization money Keep great employees
15 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 Option 1 (Member Care)