The Role of HR in Managing Workplace Bias

Ms. Glover designed this training program specifically for the Oklahoma City Human Resources Society’s annual diversity program for its members. Upon successful completion of this training program, participants will be able to: 1) Define 2) Recognize 3) Identify 4) Acknowledge 5) Plan and 6) List some ways to create a bias-free culture and identify benefits to the organization of doing so.  

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2015 OKHR State Conference

The 2015 Oklahoma Human Resources State Conference and Expo will be held at the Oklahoma City Cox Convention Center, April 14-17th 2015. The theme for the 2015 State Conference is: Leverage - The Power to Accomplish More.

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The vision of the Oklahoma City Human Resources Society is to be the center of knowledge, inspiration and influence for people management and organizational development in the central Oklahoma HR and business community. Learn about OCHRS and become a part of our team.

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Business After HouRs

Visit with your HR friends from the Oklahoma City area at one of Oklahoma City's newest places to dine.  Reservations are requested to attend this event which is free to any Human Resource professional.  Special thanks to our sponsor New Directions Behavioral Health and the local contact, Erica Cox.

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October 23rd, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
This training program addresses the role of the HR leader in managing bias in the workplace. It provides the HR professional a toolkit of requisite knowledge to help protect the organization from the threat of litigation or adverse intrusion from governmental agencies due to the company’s unlawful employment practices. The program is based on the premise that HR can have a positive influence on management that can create significant benefits for the workplace.
November 11th, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Visit with your HR friends from the Oklahoma City area at one of Oklahoma City's newest places to dine. Reservations are requested.
November 13th, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Three “Acts” of Title 85A: Administrative WC Act changes the nature of OK’s WC system from a judicial structure (one that expected injured employees to take their employers to court) to an administrative one (in which the vast majority of claims flow through bureaucratic channels) (85A-1-125.); WC Arbitration Act introduces an alternative dispute resolution process for WC (85A-300-328.); and OEIBA introduces a new “Oklahoma option” (OKO) as an alternative to WC (85A-200-213.).

 Membership

Even though the annual membership drive is over, you are invited to join or renew your OCHRS membership by making your selection below.  Membership secures a lower cost for the monthly meeting meals and a lower cost at special events.  Chapter membership receives a lower cost at the annual OKHR Conference as well, currently scheduled in Oklahoma City, April 2015.   Most of our monthly meetings are approved for HRCI credits.  The December meeting is dedicated to awards and member appreciation.  So, join or renew today!

Membership Dues 2014

  • Member Renewal Fee (SHRM Member): $50.00
  • Student Member: $25.00
  • All OCHRS memberships are from Jan. 1 thru Dec 31
  • New Offer:  July 1, 2014 thru December 31, 2015: $75.00

 News

Oklahoma employers must abide by federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act

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Medical privacy rights extend usually as far as patient allows

10/09/2014
Q&A with Mary Holloway Richard, attorney with the firm Phillips Murrah, Oklahoma City Read More

Steps managers can take to ease terminating employee

10/07/2014
Q&A with Gayla Sherry Managers can take several steps to ease termination of employee Read More

 
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