By now, we’ve all seen the data dominating the headlines: In 2012, diagnosed type 2 diabetes and its related complications accounted for $245 billion in direct medical costs and lost productivity, up from $174 billion in 2007.

“Why go to KYSHRM’s State Conference?” is a question that many people ask themselves. I started attending our annual State Conference ten years ago and I can only answer that question from my perspective.

The SHRM Advocacy Team (A-Team) is a critical part of the Society's enhanced member advocacy initiative, working to advance the interests of the HR profession in Washington and state legislatures.

New regulations defining the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) “white-collar” overtime exemptions should be in place by 2016

Employee engagement— commitment, they are two sides of the same coin. Building and sustaining the level of commitment required to have a cadre of employees who are fully engaged and excited

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