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Pot Talk: Questions Surrounding Marijuana Legalization and Employment

Pot Talk: Questions Surrounding Marijuana Legalization and Employment

Arkansas voters will see two ballot initiatives supporting the legalization of marijuana for medical use this November. If either initiative passes, employers should be prepared to address the complex workplace issues that will inevitably arise as employers seek to juggle newly created protections for marijuana users with maintaining a safe and productive workplace. Read more...

Three Free Webinars Pre-Approved for SHRM PDCs and HRCI General Credit Hours

Three Free Webinars Pre-Approved for SHRM PDCs and HRCI General Credit Hours

Three free webinars will be held October 18 from 10 am - 11 am, October 25 from 11 am - 12 pm and November 8 from 10 am - 11 am. Registration is available at www.noark.org Read more...

Beth Elder Receives SHRM Foundation Scholarship!

Beth Elder Receives SHRM Foundation Scholarship!

Congratulations, Beth Elder! She has been selected to receive a $2,500 Undergraduate Academic Scholarship from the SHRM Foundation. Read more...

Applications open for the 2016-2017 When Work Works Award

Applications open for the 2016-2017 When Work Works Award

Be Known as an Employer of Choice. Apply for the When Work Works Award! Read more...

New DOL Required Posters Released

New DOL Required Posters Released

The Department of Labor has released new required posters for Minimum Wage and Employee Polygraph Protection Act. Read more...

HRCI Tests are now Available Year-Round

HRCI Tests are now Available Year-Round

Testing windows will soon be "out the window" thanks to year-round testing to be offered by HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). In an HR industry first, starting November 1, 2016, exams for each of HRCI's seven certifications will be available any day of the year. Read more...

Sharing Chapter News

Sharing Chapter News

Has something special happened in your chapter? ARSHRM chapters are encouraged to share their events, member achievements, and other news on the ARSHRM website. Email Allison Ramsey at Allison.Ramsey@staffmark.com for more information! Read more...

Dennis Cooper selected to serve as District Governor for Rotary

Dennis Cooper selected to serve as District Governor for Rotary

The District 6170 Nominating Committee is pleased to announce that Dennis Cooper of the Rotary Club of Magnolia has been selected to serve as the District Governor for the Rotary year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Read more...

Honoring Dan Woods

Honoring Dan Woods

Last Friday, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Service’s Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council held its quarterly meeting, where long time Arkansas SHRM member was honored with a commendation from the Governor, Capital award from Secretary of State and commendation from Lt. Governor, and March 11 was declared Daniel Woods day. Read more...

Proposed Overtime Rule Released

Proposed Overtime Rule Released

The Department of Labor has announced the long awaited, proposed rule to expand overtime pay requirements. The proposed rule would provide overtime compensation to an additional five (5) million workers during the first year of implementation. Read more...

Busy People Get Things Done

Busy People Get Things Done

Tara Mauk Arthur shows the impact volunteering has had on her in this amazing story. Read more...

Get Recertification Credit for Reading HR Books

Get Recertification Credit for Reading HR Books

For the first time, you can receive HR Certification Institute recertification credit for reading select HR books! The SHRMStore now offers a select number of HR books that have been approved for either General or Strategic recertification credit. Following are the books currently approved for credit. Purchase your book from the SHRMStore and receive a link for an e-learning test. After reading the approved book, simply complete the online test and score 70% or higher. Read more...