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Welcome to SHRM Western CT

We are the Western Connecticut affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, our chapter offers networking, educational resources, professional development, updates on legislative changes affecting local employers and so much more.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities.

We invite you to attend any upcoming event – it’s the best way to see firsthand what we offer to HR professionals and those interested in entering the HR field.

If you are not a member of SHRM National, we encourage you to join that organization as well.  Together, we are better!   Fill out a membership application online at Don't forget to enter the SHRM Western CT Chapter (Chapter #441) info under local affiliate!


News from SHRM

Revised 2022 Salary Increase Budgets Head Toward 4%

Thu, 09 Dec 2021
The average amount of employee raises in 2022 will be higher than had been assumed earlier this year but still... Read more

IRS Addresses Retroactive Termination of the Employee Retention Credit

Thu, 09 Dec 2021
New IRS guidance on the now-expired employee retention credit (ERC) clarifies steps eligible employers should take if they received an... Read more

Employers Rely on 'Incidental' Bonuses Amid Tight Labor Market

Wed, 08 Dec 2021
Over the last year, employers stepped up their use of sign-on, retention, referral and spot bonuses to attract and keep... Read more

Discrimination Claim Unsuccessful for Allegedly Insubordinate Employee

Wed, 08 Dec 2021
An employee who was purportedly insubordinate failed to demonstrate her suspension was based on gender discrimination when the alleged biased... Read more