December HR Professionals Magazine



by: Kyle Jones

Rusty Turner featured in HR Professionals Magazine

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Rusty Turner

Mississippi SHRM is proud to announce that Rusty Turner, Legislative Director for the Mississippi State Council, is featured in the December 2012 issue of HR Professionals Magazine. The article, Courts Have Paved the Way for Mississippi Employers’ Use of Mandatory Arbitration Programs, includes a wealth of information ranging from a comparison of Federal and Mississippi Law to new incentives for the adoption of arbitration programs. Rusty has been instrumental in providing Mississippi SHRM with relevant legislative information since joining the State Council.  This article serves as another example of a job well done.

Ready to read the article?  Click here.

About HR Professionals Magazine

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Taken from the HR Professionals Magazine website:

HR Professionals Magazine is an exciting monthly trade publication designed to educate and inform HR professionals in every discipline of the Human Resources function. We cover current hot topics on employment law, staffing and recruiting, compensation and benefits, employee relations, diversity, ethics, business leadership, relocation, employee training and development, payroll, and HR technology. Employment law will not only focus on federal legislation, but also on state and local regulations for Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

We feature a key HR professional on the cover of each issue with a profile of their career. We will also feature a SHRM-Memphis Board member in each issue. Articles are detailed and comprehensive written by local HR specialists, educators, and attorneys who are highly regarded as experts in their respective fields.

About Rusty Turner

Taken from the Balch & Bingham website:

Rusty Turner’s practice primarily focuses on the defense of adverse employment decisions and labor relations. Rusty represents employers in handling all types of workplace discrimination charges, including those for harassment and retaliation. Rusty represents employers in maintaining non-union status, collective bargaining negotiations, work stoppages and arbitration. Rusty also represents employers in drafting employment, severance, non-compete and confidential contracts, employee handbooks and substance abuse policies. Additionally, Rusty defends employers and management against claims for defamation, invasion of privacy and tortious interference with contracts. Rusty also advises and defends employers with workers’ compensation claims and issues. In addition, Rusty has successfully defended a variety of other general litigation matters, including those involving premises liability, creditor’s rights and shareholder disputes.

For more information, click here.
Article originally posted on Mississippi SHRM website.


About the Author


Kyle Jones, Mississippi HR, Mississippi SHRM, HRtoWHO, HR blogger, Doctor Who

Kyle Jones


I am a fan of comic books, science fiction, gadgets and a devoted fan of Doctor Who. Professionally, I am the Human Resources Manager at Megagate Broadband, Inc. and served as the first Social Media Director of Mississippi SHRM. I am a longtime SHRM member and continue to serve the HR profession online and as an advisor to MSSHRM council members.


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