The HR Library™ is the complete, must-have resource for HR professionals. This all-in-one service addresses your most common workplace challenges and legal compliance issues, helping you solve HR problems with authoritative policy and procedure information across a full range of HR responsibilities. This subscription is part of the HR & Payroll Resource Center.

Topic Navigator

Access specific content with the Topic Navigator, your guide into the HR issues and topics that matter most to you.

HR Policy Handbook

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

HR Practitioners Guide

Provides in-depth analysis of HR Compliance topics and best practices.

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Performance Review Software

Facilitates preparation of employee reviews and includes Custom Job Descriptions software that can be used to create job descriptions that meet business needs.

State Gateway

Unique State Quick Reference Charts, Local Quick Reference Charts, in-depth state law summaries, customizable State Compliance alerts, State Chart Builder, and State Report Builder.

Federal Compliance Checklists

Review requirements and receive step-by-step guidance for compliance with federal employment laws and regulations.

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Fast Answers

Our user-friendly question-and-answer service for clear, expert explanations on dozens of compliance and policy topics.

State and Federal Posters and Notices
Model HR Forms
News & Commentary

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

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.

Formats and Frequency

Updated continually online. Email updates sent weekly.

Web reference

Material Human Resources Library is updated regularly, includes notification, and offers an email update service.

Print notification

Bulletin to Management is issued weekly and indexed quarterly, culminating annually.