• Toledo Area Human Resource Association

  • Toledo Area Human Resource Association

    SHRM 2013 Gold Excel Award

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  • Toledo Area Human Resource Association

    SHRM Foundation 2013 Chapter Champion

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.

Our Mission

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

Hello to all Toledo Area Human Resources Association Members and Guests!

Welcome back! Summer was a nice time to break from the meeting schedule but we are back in full swing. Our September meeting and the Ohio SHRM State Conference just wrapped up and we are eager to keep the momentum going into October.


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Next Events

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 Conference. This event is takes place by the joint effort of The Employers Association and TAHRA.

Click HERE For Flyer!

Registration for THRAC is actually being handled by The Employers' Association. You can click HERE to register.


"HR After Hours" Networking Event /Bar Louie's

Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

You Are Invited To Join Us!
"HR After Hours"

(Toledo Human Resource Area Conference)

Bar Louie's / Levis Commons
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Bar Louie’s – Levis Commons
5:00 – 7:00 pm

- If you are attending THRAC – great chance to relax after the conference.
- If you aren’t attending THRAC and working in the office that day – you deserve this break!!

Come When You Can – Stay As Long As You Want

Appetizers provided by TAHRA
Cash Bar


"HR After Hours" Networking Event /Hollywood Casino

Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

You Are Invited To Join Us!
"HR After Hours"

TAHRA Networking Event

Hollywood Casino
Main Band/Dance Area
(Reserved just for TAHRA but NO you wont be required to dance!)
4:30 – 7:00 pm

Come network with your Human Resource peers in a fun and relaxing atmosphere!!!!
- Meet new HR folks
- Get re-acquainted with old HR friends
- Expand your network in a relaxing venue

Don’t know anyone . . . . don’t worry!!! This is not a simple walk in, grab a drink and hope you ‘find someone you know’ event.
Casual (non-intimidating) networking activities are planned so it doesn’t matter if you know 1 person in the room or 100!!! If you happen to get out of work late, stop by any time between 4:30 to 7:00 pm to join the fun!!!

It is free to the membership (cash bar) but reservations are required for headcount
- No charge for event
- Appetizers compliments of Premier Wealth
- Free Prizes – Great Networking – Loads of Fun!!



December 2014 General Membership Meeting

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Join us on Wednesday, December 10th for our general membership 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. Jim Yates, Esq., SPHR and Sarah Pawlicki, Esq., SPHR of Eastman & Smith will be provide a legislative update.

This luncheon is sponsored by Northwest Ohio Primary Care Physicians.

This meeting is sponsored by Premier Wealth Management Group


Jim Yates and Sarah Pawlicki

Jim Yates and Sarah Pawlicki are members of the Labor and Employment group of Eastman & Smith Ltd. and are both Senior Professionals in Human Resources (SPHRs). Combined they have 35 years’ experience representing employers in labor and employment matters. They partner with human resource professionals to develop and implement practical and legally compliant employment policies and assist employers in assessing and minimizing legal risks. They represent public and private sector employers in various labor and employment law matters including collective bargaining, general personnel practices, equal employment opportunity matters, wage and hour matters, workers’ compensation and workplace safety matters, and compliance with the numerous state and federal laws and regulations affecting the workplace.

Session Objective: What Human Resource Professionals might expect in 2015.

1. Expansion of Protected Classifications
2. Legalized Marijuana – coming to a state near you?
3. Disability law update
4. Wage and Hour Attacks
5. Workplace Safety
6. Joint Employer Issues and Liability for Acts of Third Parties

Meeting Agenda

Registration Notes: All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying by check or at the door. Members and guests must register online and can mail check payment or pay at-the-door. To pay by check, ENTER and APPLY the TAHRA Promo Code: PAYBYCHECK at checkout when registering online. To pay at-the-door, ENTER and APPLY the TAHRA Promo Code: PAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.


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