The most comprehensive resource available for human resources professionals providing HR news, white papers, custom research answers, webinars and OnDemand programs on the hottest HR topics, survey and research reports,  and access to our HR Library™. This subscription is part of the HR & Payroll Resource Center.

HR Library

Receive regular updates on federal and state policies, laws, and regulations, as well as expert analysis and guidance, time-saving practice tools, and regular email alerts.

HR Policy Handbook

Access sample policy language and forms that you can easily adapt for your organization.  The HR Policy Handbook includes HR policy guidance that incorporates both state and federal requirements, information you won’t find anywhere else.


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State Gateway

Use our unique State Gateway to access State Quick Reference Charts, in-depth State Law Summaries, customizable State Compliance Alerts, and the State Chart Builder for complete views into state-level laws, regulations, and requirements.  Also access our growing collection of local laws.


What's Available

News Feeds

Rely on HR Highlights, Library Updates, Email Update: HR Library, State Compliance Alert, and Bulletin to Management™ to keep informed of compliance requirements, trends, and developments.

Custom Research

Submit your troubling issues to our expert team of professional researchers. Answers to your questions are available within five business days. You can expect a report including your answer, a short summary of articles reviewed, and an annotated bibliography of internal and external sources. You’ll also learn from others’ questions through our shared network of Q&As.

Professional Learning

Access our live webinars and OnDemand programs for events that include dynamic presentations from top speakers, helpful live Q&A sessions, and digital downloads. SHRM and HRCI Credits also included.

Surveys & Reports

Get trusted metrics and benchmarking data for assessing the HR function in your organization.

Strategic White Papers

Increase your HR knowledge with our strategic white papers, in-depth single-issue focus in the subject areas that matter most.

Salary Reports

Get up to 100 customized salary reports.

Practice Tools

  • Job Descriptions
  • Sample Policies
  • Notices & Posters
  • Forms
  • Compliance Checklists


Topics Covered

  • Absenteeism and turnover
  • Affirmative action/diversity
  • Age discrimination
  • Benefits
  • Child labor
  • Compensation
  • Disability discrimination
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Employment-at-will
  • Employment eligibility verification
  • Employment testing
  • Equal employment opportunity
  • Family and medical leave
  • Federal contractors
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Health care
  • Hiring
  • Hours of work
  • Independent contractors
  • Job evaluation
  • Layoffs and plant closings
  • Military leave
  • Minimum wage
  • Overtime pay
  • Pay discrimination
  • Payroll administration
  • Pension and retirement plans
  • Performance and productivity
  • Recordkeeping
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Safety and health
  • Sexual harassment
  • Social media
  • Temporary and leased workers
  • Termination
  • Training and employee education
  • Unemployment insurance
  • Work rules and employee conduct
  • Workers' compensation



Analysis, guidance and primary source material.


Current reports providing news and developments.

Professional Learning

Webinars and OnDemand programs.

Formats and Frequency

Web notification. Web reference material. Human Resources Library is updated regularly, includes notification and offers an e-mail update service; white papers are monthly available exclusively via PDF download; weekly E-Mail Update and State Compliance Alerts.