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Welcome to the Minnesota State SHRM Council

The Minnesota State Council's mission is to share expertise and facilitate thought leadership to advanced human capital  practices across Minnesota.

With a goal of developing professionals and serving the HR profession, the Minnesota State Council is a communication link between the chapters, council leaders, SHRM and the HR Certification Institute.

Interested in speaking at the 2023 State Conference?
Attendee and vendor information will be available in January.

SHRM23 Annual Conference
June 11-14, 2023 | Las Vegas and Virtual

Celebrating 75 Years of Making Things Work in the Workplace


News You Need To Know

  • 24 Oct 2022 6:24 AM | Christine Strak (Administrator)

    Employee 401(k) contributions for 2023 will top off at $22,500—a $2,000 increase from the $20,500 cap for 2022—the IRS announced on Oct. 21. Plan participants age 50 or older next year can contribute an additional $7,500, up $1,000 from 2022.

    Inflation is at its highest level since 401(k) annual indexing began, causing 7 percent to 11 percent increases for most 2023 contribution limits. The annual cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) reflect increases in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) from the third quarter of 2021 to the third quarter of 2022. Read more.

  • 19 Oct 2022 9:53 AM | Christine Strak (Administrator)

    Employees can put an extra $200 into their health care flexible spending accounts (health FSAs) next year, the IRS announced on Oct. 18, as the annual contribution limit rises to $3,050, up from $2,850 in 2022. The increase is double the $100 rise from 2021 to 2022 and reflects recent inflation. 

    If the employer's plan permits the carryover of unused health FSA amounts, the maximum carryover amount rises to $610, up from $570. Read more.

  • 17 Oct 2022 6:40 AM | Christine Strak (Administrator)

    Everyone wants to connect with HR professionals on LinkedIn. Recruiters, benefits managers, CHROs, trainers and generalists receive invitations to connect practically every day. But when a potential employee, hiring manager or colleague checks out your profile, will they be impressed or underwhelmed?  

    LinkedIn is the largest business platform in the world, and it has 66.8 million U.S. users.

    "If you're in HR, you're a professional ambassador of the company you work for," said Marie Artim, vice president of talent acquisition at Enterprise Holdings in St. Louis. "You are the front-line presence of the organization and need to present yourself on LinkedIn in the best possible light." Read more.

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