What is the Southern Highlands Employer Committee About?
The Southern Highlands Employer Committee (SHEC for short) is an authorized sub-group of State of Georgia
Employer Committee and is comprised of business leaders and community supporters that gather for a
program that offers educational material on a wide array of subject that pertain to the administration of
businesses, and to periodically receive information and updated from the Georgia Department of Labor with
regards to programs and benefits.
What is an Employer Committee?
Under the umbrella of the State of Georgia Employer Committee network, local employer committees are
groups of local business representative who establish and maintain a working relation between the employer
community and the Georgia Department of Labor (DOL). The committees provide input and guidance in the
development of policy and legislation by the DOL as it impacts Georgia employers and employees. Committees
promote DOL services among the employment community and identify and recommend ways to meet local and
state employment related needs.
Is This For You ?
Do you have a vested interested in the economic well-being of your business and your community? If so, the
Southern Highlands Employer Committee provides a unique opportunity for you to be actively involved in the
local employment picture. After all, who understands the needs and concerns of your business and your
community better than its business leaders?
When you attend a meeting you may learn about . . .