SHRM Extends Support to People of Japan

Mar 11, 2011
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SHRM Extends Support to People of Japan

Alexandria, Va., March 11, 2011 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), which serves members in Japan, issued this statement today on the devastating earthquake and tsunami:

"The Society for Human Resource Management extends its sincerest sympathies to the people of Japan during this tragic and difficult time,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, interim president and CEO, speaking on behalf of SHRM’s more than 250,000 members in 140 countries. “SHRM stands ready to support its members and the HR community in Japan, which will play a critical role in dealing with the many workplace issues that result from this widespread disaster.”

Media: For more information, contact Kate Kennedy of SHRM Media Relations at 703-535-6260 and kate.kennedy@shrm.org.

About the Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in more than 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at www.shrm.org and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SHRMPress.
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