News briefs (March 10, 2003)

|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/10/2003

Ontario to require degree for CHRP


— After a contentious debate at their annual meeting, members of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario voted to include a degree prerequisite for earning a Certified Human Resources Professional Designation. The change comes into effect in 2011. Members also approved a new “affiliate” category of membership for people who don’t work in HR such as front-line managers. (For an in-depth look at the new degree prerequisite watch for the April 7 issue of CHRR.)

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