HR Florida


Florida State Council Affiliate of SHRM

December 2022

Take Time to Plan Out Your Workplace Investigation Interviews

Before you launch a workplace investigation, take the time to create a plan for how you will conduct your interviews. That plan will lay the groundwork for everything that will follow.

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Is your job description hurting your chance of defending a discrimination claim?

This case should remind Florida employers that if your job description lists “essential” functions, then you better make sure that you include everything that you really think is essential.  You may not be able to argue later on that something not included on that list is essential.

Is your job description hurting your chance of defending a discrimination claim? (

Respect for Marriage Act Would Protect Same-Sex Couples’ Company Benefits

Same-sex couples can continue enjoying company benefits just as opposite-sex couples do now that the Respect for Marriage Act is on track to be enacted

Respect for Marriage Act Would Protect Same-Sex Couples’ Company Benefits (


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District 6 Impact

By Jehane Myers, District Director

District 6 has made a huge impact this year. Check out the amazing accomplishments for South Brevard SHRM, (SBSHRM), St. Lucie County Human Resources Association, (SLCHRA), and Treasure Coast Human Resource Association (TCHRA). Read More


1/12/23Half day Legal UpdateHosted by SOUTH BREVARD SHRMLearn More
1/17/23Chapter MeetingHosted by SPACE COAST HR ASSOCIATIONLearn More
1/20/2325th Anniversary GalaHosted by VOLUSIA FLAGLER SHRMLearn More
1/20/23TBD-60th anniversary kick offHosted by SARASOTA-MANATEE HRALearn More
4/19/202326th Annual Space Coast HR ConferenceHosted by SOUTH BREVARD SHRM and SPACE COAST HRALearn More


3/6 – 3/11, 2023HR Conference CruiseLeaving from Miami
3/22 – 3/23, 2023Legislative ConferenceSave the Date! Registration details pending
8/27 – 8/30, 2023HR Florida Conference & ExpoRegistration Open! Register at

If you are an affiliated chapter within the state of Florida and wish to post an event, please email Kathy Scott at [email protected] 


SHRM23 Annual Conference & Expo, Las Vegas NV, June 11 – 14, 2023

SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2023


What You Need to Know About…

New to HR or just need a quick refresher? SHRM’s “What You Need to Know…” series has you covered.

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Call for Volunteers – Especially Emerging Professionals

The HR Florida State Council is comprised entirely of Volunteers!  The 60+ member Council consists of an Executive Committee, District Directors, Core Leadership Directors, Council Services Directors, and the Chapter President from each of our 28 local chapters, representing more than 16,000 HR Professionals in the state of Florida. Read More



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HR Florida Review

Share your expertise as an HR professional with over 16,000 other HR professionals! Encourage colleagues to submit articles. We are currently looking for content on topics ranging from Employee Relations, State & Federal Compliance, Inclusion & Diversity, Leadership, Organizational Development, & any other Best Practice Advice for HR Professionals.

Submission: Now accepting for Spring 2022! Send in your great article!

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HR Florida Newswire

Purpose: Share upcoming events, announcements, and recent news relevant to HR professionals and Chapter members.

Style: Brief, direct, summarized information (pictures appreciated).

Submission deadline: The 3rd Wednesday of each month, for the following month’s newswire.

Format: Send submissions in Word format to Alan Bernstein at [email protected]

Mouth of the South Blog

Share your interesting stories/tips from the HR Profession!

Submissions: ONGOING

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