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Welcome to the Western Oklahoma Human Resources

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

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, on the web and off. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!


WOKHR Announcements:

New Logo!

As previously announced, WOKHR recently solicited new logo designs from area graphic art and design students. As a result, we are pleased to announce and share with you WOKHR’s new logo!

Please look for this new logo on all social media and branding!

Our Mission: 

Promoting the HR profession through education and networking. 

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News from SHRM

DOL Issues New Guidance on Posting Notices for Remote, Hybrid Workplaces

Sat, 23 Jan 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently provided guidance from the Wage and Hour Division on complying with its notice... Read more

More Opinion Letters Issued in Final Days of Trump Administration

Fri, 22 Jan 2021
In the last days of President Donald Trump's administration, the U.S. Department of Labor released several opinion letters on federal... Read more

Biden Takes Steps Toward $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

Fri, 22 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Jan. 22 aiming to ultimately raise the minimum wage for federal contractors... Read more

Furloughed Workers May Lose FMLA Eligibility

Fri, 22 Jan 2021
Furloughs due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in some workers losing eligibility to take Family and Medical Leave Act... Read more