Welcome to the TAHRA website!
The Toledo Area Human Resource Association (TAHRA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving and advancing the human resource profession. TAHRA is a local affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). We are a dynamic, growing chapter that has received SHRM's Superior Merit Award for outstanding chapter achievement. We are governed by a constitution that is available for your review.
The purpose of the Toledo Area Human Resource Association (TAHRA) is to promote the enlightened practice of the Human Resources discipline, to enhance the professional and personal development of individuals engaged in the practice of human resources, and to provide occasions for the interchange of ideas and information among those who are members of the organization.
Message from the President
It's hard to believe we are starting another year! As I take the role of President, I look back on 2013 as a truly wonderful year of programming for our members and guests, along with networking and fun at our meetings and other events. I will strive to continue that going forward in the new year.
Announcing The Human Resource Management Award for Excellence 2014.
Nominations will be accepted until March 30, 2014. Click HERE for more information.
March 2014 General Membership Meeting
Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
The Affordable Care Act, Where are we at today?
Holly M. Walh, Compliance & Communications Leader at the Hylant Group
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration & Networking
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM: Rise & Shine Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM: Business Meeting
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM: Speaker
Member Orientation to Follow Speaker
This event is sponsored by
The Rise & Shine Breakfast is sponsored by
This program pending approval by HR Certification Institute for 1.0 General Credits.
The Affordable Care Act, Where are We at Today?
Summary of Program Description:
At this session Holly Wahl will provide information on the Affordable Care Act and provide a summary on what has happened thus far and where we are at today with the individual mandate, public exchanges and empoyer responsibilities. She will speak on the employer mandates that go into effect in 2015, such as the "Pay or Play" concept as well as what type of reporting employers will be required to produce. By the end of this session you should have an overall understanding of what steps you and your employer need to take regarding the ACA.
Presentation Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate their current arrangement to determine what steps they will need to take in order to comply with the Employer Shared Responsibility rules that become effective in 2015.
2. Identify variable hour employees and define the appropriate periods for tracking their hours of service and offering coverage, if appropriate.
3. Begin auditing their own data management systems to determine compatibility with the reporting requirements that begin in 2015.
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The Hilton Garden - Levis Commons
6165 Levis Commons Blvd
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the TAHRA Promo Code: PAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.
• Registration must be received by Friday, March 14th. Late registration is permitted at an additional $5.00 fee until Tuesday, March 18th at Noon.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on Friday, March 14th in order not to be charged.
• Contact Katie Huss, PHR, TAHRA Arrangements Chair email@example.com or call (419) 891-8070x4 regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.
2014 Diversity Conference
Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join us Thursday, April 24th for the Diversity Conference: “Building Bridges Not Barriers.” Scott Warrick will be presenting on “Tolerance & Acceptance.” Will Sherry will be presenting on “Identity Acceptance.” This event is an afternoon event from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and is at The Pinnacle.
May 2014 General Membership Meeting
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Join us on Tuesday, May 13th as we celebrate Human Resources with the 2014 HR Excellence Award. An award will be given to one small organization and one large organization for their outstanding work in Human Resources. This award is sponsored by Randstad Engineering, The University of Toledo, TAHRA and The Employers’ Association. As at this meeting we will hear Paul Meshanko speak about Employee Engagement. This meeting is sponsored by CIC. The Rise and Shine Breakfast Sponsor is Bugbee & Conkle.
2014 Jim Vassar Memorial Golf Outing
Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8:00 AM
SAVE THE DATE! Join us on Friday, August 8th at Beford Hills Golf Couse for the Jim Vassar Memorial Golf Outing benefiting the TAHRA Human Resources Scholarship Program.
September 2014 General Membership Meeting
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
SAVE THE DATE! Join us on Tuesday, September 9th for our general membership meeting as Larry King speaks to us on Employers Rights and Responsibilties under USERRA. This meeting is sponsored by Herzing University and the Rise & Shine Breakfast is sponsored by Eastman & Smith LTD.
2014 Toledo Area Human Resources Conference
Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
SAVE THE DATE! Join us on Thursday, November 6th for the Toledo Human Resources Association Confernece. This event is takes place by the joint effort of The Employers Association adn TAHRA.
December 2014 General Membership Meeting
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
SAVE THE DATE! Join us on Wednesday, December 10th for our general memberhsip meeting. At this meeting the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) Silent Auction will take place. Some great items will be auctioned off to help support SHRM and the great things SHRM does. This general membership meeting is a lunch meeting and will start at 11:00 a.m. Our speaker will provide us a legislative update.