Welcome to the Western Arkansas Human Resource Association
We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, WAHRA is a local organization that facilitates networking, information sharing, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.
WAHRA monthly meetings are held at MovieLounge in Fort Smith with the exception of March and September Meetings which are Breakfast Meetings and will be held at UAFS. We meet every month except April (Arkansas State HR Conference) and October (WAHRA Leadership Conference at UAFS).
We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!
Local and Regional News
SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition
Are you ready to go all in on your HR education? Join us at SHRM17 in beautiful New Orleans June 18-21! Hear from amazing keynote speakers, enjoy exciting entertainment and network with HR professionals from across the nation.
The California Court of Appeal has ruled that employees need not show actual injury to recover civil penalties from the employer in a Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) suit for the same wage-statement violation. Source: PAGA Wage-Statement Claim Doesn’t Require...
Some U.S. companies are using blockchain tokens to as incentive compensation. This raises legal questions as to how the tokens will be viewed and regulated by the Internal Revenue Service and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Source: Blockchain Tokens as...
Netflix employees reportedly are forbidden to look at each other for longer than five seconds under a strict new anti-harassment policy. Whether rules against staring and other behavior exist raises the question of anti-harassment policies and training in the wake of...