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Human Resource Association of Martin County (HR Martin) is a non-profit SHRM Affiliate Chapter.  The mission of HR Martin County is to provide ongoing professional development, resources, networking and support for its members and the community.  We have a lot to offer you so be sure to learn all about us.  

Upcoming Event...

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

IRSC-Wolf High Tech Center, 2400 SE Salerno Road, Stuart

To Register:  http://www.hrmartin.org/event-3155896

Presented By:

David Miklas, Attorney 

Law Office of David Miklas, P.A.

Employment Law Update:

What will get you sued in 2019

Description of the Presentation:

This is an interactive presentation using ripped-from-the-headlines issues that HR professionals are currently facing. 

Attendees will hear what are “hot topics” in labor and employment law in the courts, with the EEOC, the DOL, etc. 


Key “take-aways” for the Presentation

  • How HR professionals create legal liability when they hire/recruit online;
  • The new type of harassment training you should be using

More on our Speaker:

David Miklas is the managing attorney of the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. For 20 years he has practiced all types of labor and employment law exclusively representing Florida employers, including both private employers, as well as Florida municipalities. 

He is the co-author of one of the country’s leading legal Treatise on Employment Law in Florida, has written hundreds of employment law articles, including a LexisNexis Expert Commentary in his field of work.  For seventeen years, he was a contributing author for The Developing Labor Lawbook. 

Mr. Miklas a member of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, has previously served on the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section’s Wage and Hour Administration Liaison subcommittee. He has been listed inFlorida Super Lawyers since 2009 and he is a frequent employment law presenter and is a nationally recognized speaker and an invited guest lecturer addressing employment law and human resource issues with over thirty universities.

Mr. Miklas graduated from the University of Florida College of Law.



Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

IRSC-Wolf High Tech Center, 2400 SE Salerno Road, Stuart, FL

Registration Fee:  $25/members & $30/non-members      

To Register:  http://www.hrmartin.org/event-3155896

**  PLEASE NOTE:  There will be a $5.00 charge for not pre-registering for this event online.  In addition there will be an additional $5.00 charge for paying by credit card on the day of the event.** 

Deadline:  Monday, January 14th, 2019

This program has been approved for 1 SHRM  and 1 HRCI credit.  For more information about certification or re-certification, please visit the SHRM.orgor www.hrci.org


HR in Transition - Competitive Edge Series

Job Search Tools for HR Professionals

Mike Powers continues to help those HR professionals in transition with his Competitive Edge Series.  He has started a Facebook page for those in transition:   https://www.facebook.com/HRinTransition/  Help support your fellow HR professionals who are in transition!

Upcoming Events for the Competitive Edge Series....  Visit www.HRInsideTrack.com to register


HR Martin is run by volunteers and is always looking for members to volunteer to help with events or to sit on the executive committee or as a committee chairperson.  


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30+ CLUB

Become a member of the Team Empower 30+ Club!

  • Ø Donate $30.00 or more to the  SHRM Foundation. Tax deductible. Designate HR Martin as your chapter.
  • Ø  Support SHRM Foundation's inclusion initiative.


  • Ø 30+Club Ribbon for your badge
  • Ø Special Seating/Recognition during meetings/conferences
  • Ø Drawings for door prizes

For more information, please contact Pat Szczesny, Foundation Chair at  772-223-6103.  

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 Professional Development.

 Networking with your HR peers.

 Membership is free to SHRM Members

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Professional Development Scholarship

Each year, HR Martin awards 2 lucky recipients a professional development scholarship worth $500.  The member can use the scholarship for a variety of professional development endeavors, including attendance at a seminar/workshop related to the HR field, a prep course for certification, or college courses in an HR discipline.  HR Martin awards a member in the spring and again in the fall.  

We are pleased to announce that Stephanie Strozak is the recipient of the Spring 2018 scholarship!  Past President, Ian Henry, presented the scholarship to Stephanie at May’s membership meeting. 

!!! Congratulations Stephanie !!!


 The chapter will award another scholarship in October, 2018.  To review the criteria, please visit: http://www.hrmartin.org/PDScholarship.  If you meet the criteria, complete an application and submit to President - Lisa Ashmore.   


The Human Resource Association of Martin County (HR Martin) is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.  The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries.  For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. For more information please visit www.shrm.org.

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