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STATE EMPLOYER TAX OFFICES

Many of these offer free electronic newsletters and publish articles on their websites.

 

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.ador.state.al.us
(334) 242-1170

ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.revenue.state.ak.us
(907) 465-2300

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.revenue.state.ax.us
(800) 843-7196

ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
www.state.ar.us/dfa
(501) 324-9052

CALIFORNIA BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
www.boe.ca.gov
(800) 400-7115

CALIFORNIA FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
www.ftb.ca.gov
(916) 845-6500

COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.revenue.state.co.us
(800) 659-3656

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES
www.drs.state.ct.us
(800) 382-9463

DELAWARE DIVISION OF REVENUE
www.state.de.us/revenue
(302) 577-8205

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CFO OFFICE
www.cfo.dc.gov/main.asp
(202) 727-1000

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.state.fl.us/dor
(800) 352-3671

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.etax.dor.ga.gov
(877) 602-8477

HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION
www.state.hi.us
(808) 587-4242

IDAHO STATE TAX COMMISSION
www.state.id.us
(800) 972-7660

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.revenue.state.il.us
(800) 732-8866

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.oi.org/dor

IOWA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND FINANCE
www.state.io.us
(800) 367-3388

KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.ksrevenue.org
(785) 368-8222

KENTUCKY REVENUE CABINET
www.revenue.ky.gov
(502) 564-8139

LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION
www.state.la.us
(225) 219-7318

MAINE REVENUE SERVICES
www.state.me.us/revenue
(207) 624-9595

MARYLAND COMPTROLLER OF THE TREASURY
www.comp.state.md.us
(800) 492-1751

MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.dor.state.ma.us
(800) 392-6089

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY
www.michigan.gov/treasury
(517) 373-3200

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.taxes.state.mn.us
(00) 657-3594

MISSISSIPPI STATE TAX COMMISSION
www.msic.state.ms.us
(601) 923-7000

MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.dor.state.mo.us
(888) 751-2863

MONTANA  DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.state.mt.us/revenue
(406) 444-6900

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.revenue.state.ne.us
(800) 742) 7474

NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION
www.tax.state.nv.us
(775) 684-2000

NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
www.state.nh.us/revenue
(603) 371-2191

NEW JERSEY DIVISION OF TAXATION
www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation
(609) 292-6400

NEW MEXICO TAXATION AND REVENUE DEPARTMENT
www.state.nm.us/tax
(505) 827-0700

NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE
www.tax.state.ny.us
(888) 698-2908

NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.dor.state.nc.us
(919) 733-8510

NORTH DAKOTA STATE TAX DEPARTMENT
www.nd.gov.tax

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION
www.state.oh.us/tax
(888) 405-4039

OKLAHOMA TAX COMMISSION
wwww.oktax.state.ok.us
(405) 521-3160

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.oregon.gov/dor
(800) 356-4222

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.revenue.state.pa.us
(717) 878-1064

RHODE ISLAND DIVISION OF TAXATION
www.tax.state.ri.us
(401) 222-1120

SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.sctax.org
(843) 852-3600

SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.state.sd.us
(800) 829-9188

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.state.tn.us/revenue
(615) 741-2461

TEXAS COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
www.cpa.state.tx.us
(877) 662-8373

UTAH TAX COMMISSION
www.tax.utah.gov
(800) 662-4335

VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF TAXES
www.state.vt.us/tax
(802) 828-5723

VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION
www.tax.virginia.gov
(804) 367-8037

WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.dor.wa.gov
(800) 647-7706

WEST VIRGINIA STATE TAX DEPARTMENT
www.state.wv.us/taxdiv
(800) 982-8297

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.dor.sate.wi.us
(608) 266-2772

WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
www.revenue.state.wy.us
(307) 777-7961

TOP BUSINESS HR WEBSITES

employee relations

GREAT PLACE TO WORK INSTITUTE, INC.
Helping companies improve corporate performance and raise the quality of work life for their employees.
www.greatplacetowork.com

CRISIS PREVENTION INSTITUTE, INC.
Offering training in the safe management of disruptive and assaultive behavior, as well as other topics. www.crisisprevention.com

O.C. TANNER CO.
Provides employee recognition awards and programs for service, sales, performance and employee motivation services.
www.octanner.com

CPR INSTITUTE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Engaged in an integrated agenda of research and development, education, advocacy and dispute resolution, with the goal of installing ADR into the mainstream. www.cpradr.org

INCENTIVEMAG.COM
Periodical on motivation and performance improvements, including articles on travel and merchandise/gifts. Also features industry events and newsletters. www.incentivemag.com

COMPSYCH GUIDANCE RESOURCES SM
Provides information on the services, including employee assistance programs (EAP), managed behavioral health and other services, about the company and a provider directory. www.compsych.com

DANA MEDIATION INSTITUTE
Kansas based trainers, consultants, speakers, and other experts for mediation and management of conflicts in the workplace.
www.mediationworks.com/index.html

LOYALTYWORKS, INC.
Designs, builds and runs incentive and loyalty programs for B2B customers, channel partners, and employees. www.loyaltyworks.com

PERKS.COM
Provides incentive program solutions as an integrated business solution provider and a strategic partner posed to help drive performance.  www.incentiveprograms.com

ACCUMULATE
Designs and manages recognition, incentive, reward and loyalty programs for large corporates. A division of Wishlist Holdings Ltd. Australia. www.accumulate.com.au

RIDEAU
Solutions include a wide range of tailor-made programs which increase customer and employee performance, retention, loyalty, engagement and ultimately ROI. www.rideau.com

AWARDS NETWORK
Employee recognition and incentive programs for businesses. www.awardsnetwork.com

PEOPLE SURVEYS WORLDWIDE
People Surveys are worldwide online survey specialists, offering a complete surveying and research service. www.peoplesurveys.co.za

RESOLUTE SYSTEMS, INC.
Helping small and large businesses prevent and resolve employment disputes. www.rrc.com

INCENTIVE MARKETING ASSOCIATION
Incentive trade organization offering a directory of suppliers and information on establishing programs. www.incentivemarketing.org

YOUR EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK
Personnel policy manuals for small business. www.youremployeehandbook.com

THE LIGHT GROUP INC.
Specializes in performance incentives and employee recognition programs through the use of incentive travel and catalog merchandise both online and off line. www.incentivesmotivate.com

INSIGHTLINK COMMUNICATIONS
Online and traditional employee surveys to help improve morale and reduce employee turnover. www.insightlink.com

BRAUN CONSULTING GROUP
Washington based consultants specializing in employee relations. www.braunconsulting.com

WINNING WORKPLACES
Not-for-profit helping small and midsize employers create great workplaces. www.winningworkplaces.org

C.A. SHORT
Develops employee award and recognition programs for service, safety, and incentives. Also holiday gifts. www.cashort.com

BEST COMPANIES GROUP
Researches the dynamics and characteristics of great workplaces and promoting workplace excellence. www.bestcompaniesgroup.com

XCELERATION, INC.
An incentive management company specializing in on-line performance improvement programs. Also incentive travel programs and events. www.xceleration.com

PARAMAX INC.
Supplier of incentive and reward program platforms. www.pmx.com

HINDA INCENTIVES
Specializing in sales award and employee recognition programs. Case studies, white papers and company details.
www.hinda.com

SNOWFLY
Provider of incentive programs utilizing online games. Employees are awarded the right to play online games and can earn points redeemable for prizes. www.snowfly.com

GROTE CONSULTING CORPORATION
Helps companies create best-practice performance appraisal management systems and trains managers to evaluate employee performance effectively. www.groteconsulting.com

CARLTON GROUP
A full service performance improvement company specializing in incentive and recognition, e-learning, promotion and sales force automation programs. www.carlton.ca

SELECT-YOUR-GIFT, INC.
Employee awards and holiday gifts. You select the value and the recipient selects their gift from up to 60 items in each Gift Album. For Years of Service awards, Employee of the Month, Incentive programs, and employee Holiday Gifts.
www.select-your-gift.com

OPINIONS INC.
Survey research firm specializing in employee opinion surveys. www.opinionsinc.com

TALENT SOLUTIONS
Specialists in the human issues impacting organizational performance. We help create environments that develop and retain the right people. www.talentsolutions.com.au

LRI MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Helps organizations identify, diagnose and respond to employee relations problems. www.lrims.com

NEWTON-SMITH ASSOCIATES
Helps build employee/company relationships using a wide-range of products and services, including targeted employee newsletters, and training on a variety of topics. www.newton-smith.com

ANONYMOUS EMPLOYEE
Provides employees with the opportunity to express problems and concerns in the workplace anonymously. Employees can inform their employer through anonymous communication about the issues they face. www.anonymouseemployee.com

REWARDS NATION | SOCIAL MOTIVATION AT WORK
Rewards Nation provides employment motivation rewards and incentive programs to achieve employee engagement.
www.rewardsnation.com

HRIT
Samples, Templates, Software, Free, and How to Write an Employee Handbook or Employee Manual. Company Policy, Forms for Performance and Discipline. Training Videos, and Employee Management Software. www.hrit.com

THE DISCOVERY GROUP
A management consulting firm that provides customized employee opinion, customer satisfaction, and readership surveys to help organizations make sound business decisions. www.discoverysurveys.com

THE LEXINGTON GROUP
An independent Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offering 24-hour counseling services to more than 123,000 people in the U.S. and Canada. www.the-lexington-group.com

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE
An employee assistance program providing customized services for the employer. www.ieap.com

CORNERSTONE CONSULTING GROUP
Works with organizations of all types and sizes to manage change successfully. Our practice focuses on the following areas: Sustainable Organizational Change, High Performance Team, Custom-Designed Training, Performance-Based Executive Coaching, Speakers Bureau. www.cornerstoneconsults.com

NOLL ASSOCIATES
Conflict management firm, located in Auberry, California, providing services to high technology industry sectors.
www.nollassociates.com

EMPLOYEESURVEYS
Provides a range of employee surveys and results analysis services. www.employeesurveys.com

BROWN CONSULTING GROUP
Specialists in recruiting, retention, harassment policies and human resources services. Outsourcing, mediation, recruitment, harassment policies and coaching. www.brownconsulting.ca

FORUM FOR PEOPLE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT & MEASUREMENT
Focusing on research and education related to incentives and performance improvement. Created by the Department of Integrated Marketing Communications of the Medill School of Journalism of Northwestern University (Evanston, IL, USA).
www.performanceforum.org

WEBB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.- BRIGHT REWARDS
Providing web-based customized employee reward and sales incentives programs. Case histories and samples.
www.brightrewards.com

ACCESS RESOURCES JUDITH COHEN
Workplace mediation and training, specializing in disability issues. Training in conflict management and dispute resolution, disability awareness, and ADA. www.mediate.com/accessresources/

JANE R. WILKINSON
Provides labor and employment arbitration and mediation services. www.jrwilkinson.home.comcast.net

ADDRESSING WORKPLACE AGGRESSION
Offers training programs from David K. Cutler, an independent consultant. Programs address aggression in the workplace, conflict prevention and conflict intervention. www.freespace.virgin.net/david.cutler/

BURKE GROUP
California based management labor relations consulting firm. www.djburke.com

BUSINESS MEDIATION ASSOCIATES
Business Mediation Associates is a group of interdisciplinary professionals whose purpose is to help business partners and owners prevent and resolve conflicts in a collaborative and non-adversarial way. www.business-mediation.com

CENTRE FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION INTERNATIONAL
Services to prevent and resolve workplace conflict, including mediation, negotiation, training, organizational assessments, and interactive quizzes and surveys. www.conflictatwork.com

CHORDA CONFLICT MANAGEMENT, INC.
Offering services to reduce conflict within companies. www.chorda.com

CONFLICT TRAINING FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
Dr. Judith Briles site provides information on her work as an expert on conflict and sabotage in female dominated workplaces.
www.briles.com

EAP STRESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
Instep Ltd. EAP or stress management programs,(SAP)student assistance programs and managed behavioural healthcare.
www.eap-insteplimited.com

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
Woman-owned international provider of employee assistance programs and related services. www.stueckerandassoc.com

EMPLOYER ADVISORS NETWORK, INC.
Assists companies in preventing and managing employee claims. Includes philosophy and resources. www.employeradvisorsnetwork.com

EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY
A nonprofit association providing employee relations services to employers since 1916.  www.eanj.org

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES SPECIALISTS INC.
Employment law training, expert witness and workplace investigations. Includes description of services and contact details.
www.employmentpractices.net

FEI BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
A full-range of behavioral health services – including Employee Assistance Programs, Work-Life Services, and Crisis Management Services. www.feinet.com

THE GELFOND GROUP
Innovative – Employee Opinion Surveys to transform organizations and business processes. www.gelfondgroup.com

HELEN CRAWFORD
Problems at work – an independent advisory service specifically for dealing with work related issues. www.helen-crawford.co.uk

HELPNET
Employee Assistance Programs nationwide – training, 24 hour hotline, assessment, referral, education program, case monitoring, reporting, and critical incidence debriefing. www.hnweb.com

HOLZSCHU, JORDAN, SCHIFF & ASSOCIATES
Prepare employee handbooks, job descriptions, performance appraisal systems for client companies around the US and overseas. www.hjsa.com

THE INCENTIVE GROUP
Provider of incentive programs and direct mail marketing services. Case studies, and seminars.  www.incentivegroup.com

INCENTIVE QUOTES
Portal allows visitors to submit incentive program RFP’s to several incentive companies at once. www.incentivequotes.com

INCENTIVE DIRECT LTD.
Turnkey, self-managed incentive programs. Merchandise rewards with online redemption. www.incentivedirect.com

INDEPENDENT GSO MEDIATION SERVICES
Canadian company offering labor relations services, specializing in grievance and collective bargaining mediation and labour relations training.  www.members.tripod.com/~igso/

INMARKETING GROUP
Creates targeted online sales incentive, employee motivation campaigns, service award plans and customer loyalty programs.
www.inmarketinggroup.com

INSTITUTE FOR EXECUTIVE CONSULTATION, INC.
Executive coaching for ADA, Discrimination, or Harassment problems, based in Yonkers, US. www.ieconsults.net

INTERFACET
Provide training for management and staff on discrimination, cultural and gender issues. www.interfacet.com

INVEST EAP
A non-profit employee assistance program with Nation-wide service. www.investeap.org

JEREMY & ASSOCIATES
Provides professional services to people and organizations: solutions to confidential staff situations; plans for appropriate intervention and assistance; client-centered service in all areas of interaction; experienced, caring attention to individual needs. www.jeremy-associates.com

KRC COMMUNICATIONS
Offers workshops in project management, negotiation skills, and conflict management. www.negotiatingedge.com

KGA GLOBAL
KGA, Inc. is an Employee Assistance, Work Life and Training firm based in Framingham, Massachusetts. www.kgreer.com

MARKETING TO EMPLOYEES
Inroads offers organizational culture development, employee communications, and morale from a marketing discipline.
www.inroads.cc

MICHAEL H. SMITH, PH.D.
Helps companies manage conflict, diffuse potentially damaging situations, and improve productivity through consulting, training, and coaching.  www.michaelhsmithphd.com

THE MILLER COMPANY
Provider of incentive strategy, marketing and consulting services.  www.themillercompany.com

MOTIVATION THROUGH INCENTIVES, INC.
Creates custom-designed travel or merchandise incentive programs and corporate sales meetings. www.miinc.com

ONLINE DYNAMIC SURVEYS
Opaion Corporation specializes in the creation of online surveys for organizational change management. www.opaion.com

PARKER ASSOCIATES
Providing support and consultation in human resources management including compliance audit, employee handbook, articles, forms, training seminars, and sexual harassment.  www.parkerhr.com

PARTNERS FOR INCENTIVES
Offers turn-key employee performance and recognition programs. News and online catalogs. www.pfi-awards.com

PEOPLE SOLUTIONS LTD.
Providing personnel support and management, HR outsourcing, employment litigation advice and assistance with disciplinary handling. www.peoplesolutions.tv

PROJECTLINK MOTIVATION LTD.
Full-service performance improvement agency. Voucher-based, online and live events. Products and services offered.
www.projectlink.co.uk

PROVIDENT, INC.
Offering on-call counseling program designed to assist employees and their family members. Also life crisis and community support services. www.lifecrisis.org

QUALITY INCENTIVE COMPANY
An incentive and recognition company providing solutions that improve performance by rewarding results and reinforcing positive change.  www.goqic.com

RESOURCE HR
Services include team building, 360 degree feedback, performance coaching, training, bookstore, and other resources.
www.resourcehr.com

SCARLETT ASSOCIATES INTERNATIONAL
Employee survey systems and satisfaction measurement products. www.scarlettint.com

ZLIMIT
Provider of employee rewards, gifts and incentives for small and medium sized businesses. www.zlimit.com

resources

HR PROFESSIONALS

Online websites and resources helpful to professionals in the field of Human Resources and Business Management Leadership.

AMERICAN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
www.amanet.org

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
www.ada.gov

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION
www.eap-association.org

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION
www.eeoc.gov

HIRE VETS FIRST
www.hirevetsfirst.gov

HUMAN RESOURCES CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE
www.hrci.org

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
www.irs.gov

JOB  ACCOMMODATION NETWORK
www.jan.wou.edu

LEADERSHIP IQ
www.leadershipiq.com

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LEGISLATION
www.ncsl.org

PROFIT SHARING COUNCIL OF AMERICA
www.osca.org

SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
www.shrm.org

SOCIETY FOR INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, INC.
www.siop.org

US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
www.uschamber.com

US CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION SERVICES
www.uscis.gov

US DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
www.hhs.gov

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.dol.gov

resources

HR PROFESSIONALS

Print publications, newsletters and magazines helpful to professionals in the field of Human Resources and Business Management Leadership.  Many of these offer free electronic newsletters and publish articles on their websites.

PRINT MAGAZINES

CORPORATE MEETINGS & INCENTIVES
www.meetingsnet.com

HR MAGAZINE
www.shrm.org/subscribe

HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE
www.hreonline.com

STAFFING MANAGEMENT
www.staffmanagement.com

TALENT MANAGEMENT
www.talentmanagement.com

WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT
www.workforce.com

ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTERS & MAGAZINES

EMPLOYEE BENEFIT NEWS
www.benefitnews.com

HR.com
www.hr.com

PLAN SPONSOR
www.plansponsor.com

WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT ONLINE
www.workforceonline.com

WORKLIFE EXCEL EMPLOYEE NEWSLETTER
www.bizreport.com

resources

US EMPLOYMENT OFFICES

Many of these offer free electronic newsletters and publish articles on their websites.

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.alalabor.state.al.us
(334) 242) 3460

ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
www.labor.state.ak.us
(907) 465-2770

ARIZONA STATE LABOR DEPARTMENT
www.ica.state.az.us
(602) 542-4411

ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.arkansas.gov/labor
(501) 682-4541

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
www.dir.ca.gov
(415) 703-5050

COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
www.coworkforce.com/lab
(303) 318-8000

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.ct.gov.dol
www.ctdol.state.ct.us
(860) 263-6505

DELAWARE SECRETARY OF LABOR
www.delawareworks.com
(302) 761-8000

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
www.doe.dc.gov
(202) 671-1900

FLORIDA WORKFORCE INNOVATION
www.floridajobs.org
www.Myflorida.com
(850) 245-7105

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.dol.state.ga.us
(404) 656-3011

HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
www.hawaii.gov/labor
(808) 586-8842

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND LABOR
www.labor.state.id.us
(208) 332-3579

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.state.il.us/agency/idol
(312) 793-1808

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.in.gov/labor
(217) 232-2655

IOWA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
www.iowaworkforce.org
(515) 281-5365

KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.dol.ks.gov
(785) 296-4062

KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.labor.ky.gov
(502) 564-3070

LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.laworks.net
225) 342-3111

MAINE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.state.me.us/labor
www.maine.gov/labor
(207) 287-3787

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION
www.dllr.state.mal.us
(410) 230-6020

MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
www.mass.gov/dlwd
www.state.ma.us
(617) 626-7122

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
www.michigan.gov/cis
(517) 373-3034

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
www.doli.state.mn.us
(651) 284-5016

MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
www.mdes.ms.gov
(601) 321-6100

MISSOURI LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
www.labor.mo.gov
(314) 340-4950

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
www.dli.mt.gov
(406) 444-9021

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
www.nebraskaworkforce.com
www.dol.state.ne.us
(402) 471-3465

NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.laborcommissioner.com
(702) 486-2650

NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.labor.state.nh.us
(603) 271-3171

NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.state.nj.us/labor
(609) 292-2123

NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.dol.state.nm.us
(505) 841-8409

NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.labor.state.ny.us
(518) 457-2741

NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.nclabor.com
(919) 733-0359

NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.state.nd.us/labor
www.state.nd.gov/labor
(701) 328-3708

OHIO DIVISION OF LABOR AND WORKER SAFETY
www.state.oh.us/ohio/agency/htm
www.abg.ohio.gov
(614) 644-2239

OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.state.ok.us/-okdol
(405) 528-1500

OREGON BUREAU OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
www.oregon.gov/boli
(503) 731-4070

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
www.dli.sate.pa.us
(717) 781-5279

RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
www.dlt.state.ri.us
(401) 462-8870

SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR LICENSING AND REGULATION
www.llr.state.sc.us
(803) 896-4300

SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.state.sd.us
www.sdjobs.org
(605) 773-3101

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.state.inus/laborwkd
(615) 741-6642

TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION
www.twc.state.tx.us
(512) 463-2829

UTAH LABOR COMMISSION
www.laborcommission.utah.gov
(801) 530-6680

VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.labor.vermont.gov
(802) 828-4000

VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.doli.virginia.gov
(804) 371-2327

WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
www.dli.wa.gov
(360) 902-4203

WEST VIRGINIA DIVISION OF LABOR
www.labor.state.wv.us
www.wvlabor.org
(304) 558-7890

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
www.dwd.state.wl.us
(608) 267-9692

WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT
http://wydoe.state.wy.us
(307) 777-7672

GUAM DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.guamdol.net
(671) 475-7012

PUERTO RICO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES
www.dlhr.gobierno.pr (Spanish)
www.fortalezo.govpr.org
(787) 754-2119

VIRGIN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
www.vidol.gov
(340) 776-3700

TOP BUSINESS HR WEBSITES

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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
This is the homepage for the Social Security Administration. www. socialsecurity.gov

BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. Collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor.  www.bls.gov/home.htm

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
This site contains statistics, summaries of labor laws and useful links to other government agencies.  www.dol.gov

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
This is the homepage for OSHA. It has information related to job related safety and health issues, as well as compliance related resources.
www.osha.gov

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING ADMINISTRATION
Information on programs, assistance, and training opportunities for employers and employees.  www.doleta.gov

NY STATE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
Information on labor relations, labor management committees, workforce and organizational development initiatives, and other human resources information.  www.goer.state.ny.us

STATE OF KANSAS, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCS
State and local labor market information including; wage, unemployment, and employment statistics. www.dol.ks.gov

OFFICE OF THE NEVADA LABOR COMMISSIONER
Information about Nevada labor laws, public works, state apprenticeship, and prevailing wages. www.laborcommissioner.com

BRITISH COLUMBIA MINISTRY OF EMPLOYMENT & INCOME ASSISTANCE
The Ministry’s mission is to help people achieve economic security. www.gov.bc.ca/eia

ADMINISTRATION & INFORMATION HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION
State of Wyoming, Department of Administration and Information Division www.personnel.state.wy.us

DUBLIN SOUTH SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT (DSSE)
A program supported by FAS, which accesses mainstream employment, both part-time and full-time, for people with disabilities, based on their choice, needs and abilities. www.dsse.ie

TOP BUSINESS HR WEBSITES

hr reference

HUMAN RESOURCS AT ABOUT.COM
A collection of resources for the Human Resource professional. Includes a subsection of career resources.
www.humanresources.about.com

HR.COM
Covers employee compensation, HR management, and organizational development. www.hr.com

BLR, INC.
Internet portal for environmental businesses, including news, training advice, online forums, and other information. Some content requires paid subscription; most requires registration.  www.blr.com

CHRM GLOBAL.COM: THE HUMAN RESOURCE COMMUNITY
A resource platform for human resource practitioners, consultants, researchers and management students seeking information on HR related topics and discussions. The CHRM Virtual Community is dedicated to building, enhancing and growing mentoring and networking relationships amongst the professionals in the domain of human resource management. www.chrmglobal.com

HR-GUIDE.COM
Directory of sites for human resources professionals and students. Includes a section of career resources. www.hr-guide.com

HRDIRECT
HRdirect offers personnel products to help you screen, train, motivate employees, comply with state and federal labor laws.
www.hrdirect.com

PERSONNEL POLICY SERVICE PUBLISHERS
Provide a US wide advice service on human resource policy. www.ppspublishers.com

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
A B2B publication reporting the issues facing the human resources industry. www.hrmreport.com

HRM TODAY
A free web communication portal for Human Resource professionals. www.hrmtoday.com

EFFORTLESS HR BLOG
A human resources blog which covers a variety of topics and issues. www.effortlesshr.com/blog/

HUMAN RESOURCES AT INC.COM
Provides online advice and tools for dealing with employee evaluation and management, benefits and compensation, employment regulation and policy as well as personnel administration. www.inc.com/human-resources

UPSTARTHR
Helps entry level HR pros and veterans love their jobs. Topics include education, certification, career advice, and humor. www.upstarthr.com

ARCHER NORTH & ASSOCIATES
Online guide and training tutorials dealing with performance appraisal, employee evaluation, and performance management.
www.performance-appraisal.com/home.htm

INSTITUTE FOR EMPLOYMENT STUDIES
An independent, apolitical, international center of research and consultancy in human resource issues. Information on their services and publications. www.employment-studies.co.uk

HRVILLAGE
Internet portal providing information on, and links to, a range of subjects including, employee benefits, compensation, staffing, recruitment and training.  www.hrvillage.com

EMPLOYMENT ENGAGEMENT SURVEY
Utilize employee survey, employee engagement survey and employee satisfaction survey to drive employee engagement, employee productivity and employee satisfaction. Our emplolyee survey is designed to increase employee engagement, improve employee productivity, employee motivation and employee retention. Measure > Increase = Business Results www.engageyouremployees.com

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT & APPRAISAL HELP CENTER
Information on performance appraisals, including an online forum and articles relevant to employee reviews. www.performance-appraisals.org

COMPLIANCE POSTER COMPANY
Employment law compliance products. www.complianceposter.com

THE CAREER CLINIC
Website to the Radio Show, The Career Clinic: Eight Simple Rules for Finding Work You Love www.thecareerclinic.com

HR HUB
Resource for human resources managers, recruiters, benefits administrators, consultants, and others involved in staffing, training, or organizational development. www.hrhub.com

KOLLMAN & SAUCIER, P.A.
Resources for United States human resources management issues. www.kollmanlaw.com

GENE LEVINE ASSOCIATES
US based management advisors, providing reference material on a variety of HR issues. www.genelevine.com

CLEMENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Newsletters, guides on a range of human resources, employee benefits and compensation matters. www.clement.com

UNIFORM GUIDELINES
Provides guidelines on employee selection procedures. www.uniformguidelines.com

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE RETIREMENT ADMINISTRATORS
News on legislative issues affecting state retirement systems. www.nasra.org

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PROVIDERS DIRECTORY
Nationwide directory of Employee Assistance Program providers and consultants in the United States.
www.eap-sap.com

THE HR MANAGER
Features information performance management, staffing, legal issues, record keeping, compensation and benefits. www.auxillium.com/contents.shtml

YOUR HR GUY
Blog of Lance Haun, an HR practitioner with advice for both job seekers and HR professionals. www.rehaul.com

EEO SOURCE
Provides information on affirmative action planning, equal employment opportunity compliance, and diversity issues. www.eeosource.peopleclick.com

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY HR HANDBOOK
This is the staff handbook covering HR procedures and policies.  www.creighton.edu/HR/

INTERBIZNET ELECTRONIC RECRUITING INDEX
Annual Reference Book on the history and future of the Recruiting Industry for Human Resource Professional.  www.interbiznet.com/2002ERI/

EMPLOYMENT LAW PUBLICATIONS AT THOMPSON.COM
Offers publications and resources related to employment law issues.  www.thompson.com/public/sitedocs/tpgjobs.jsp

MOVING WORKERS FROM CANADA TO THE US
With NAFTA, transferring employees from Canada to the U.S. requires Ray Harman’s three massive checklists. Ray was Director of Human Resources for a Fortune 500 company.  www.grasmick.com/hrcheck.htm

HR PERSPECTIVES
Reflections from and on the HR profession  www.hrperspectives.wordpress.com

PAK HR UPDATES
Human Resource management related news,views,jobs,internships,trainings,workshops,seminars,forums and other activities in Pakistan.  www.pakhr.blogspot.com

FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE
Find information on US federal labor law. www.fedminwage.com

HR-INFO
Australian resource center providing human resources articles, books, surveys and trial software. www.hr-info.com

HR MANAGEMENT
A personal insight into HR from a Masters student. Links to on-line resources. www.angelfire.com/fl3/Isandleben/index.html

HR NEWS & VIEWS BLOG
Provided information for the HR community. Primary focus areas are employee performance management and compensation administration.  www.hrnblog.com

THE HUMAN RESOURCE
Free HR Community Wiki, covering human resources, training and development, and organizational science.
www.thehumanresource.wikispaces.com

INTERACTIVE EMPLOYMENT TRAINING
Online training about discriminatory harassment prevention, includes information on maximizing affirmative defenses to sexual harassment claims.  www.hrtrain.com

JDG ASSOCIATES, INC.
Specialists in socio-economic development, diversity, inclusion and community development programs, committed to helping our clients redefine Affirmative Action and EEO with cost-effective solutionswww.jdgassociates.com

JOBGENIE
Company marketing a dictionary of occupational titles on disk.  www.stepfour.com/genie/

MIKE SMITH’S HR PAGE
Practical examples of tools for managers including structured interviews and performance reviews, advice, articles and an opportunity to ask HR questions.  www.mikesmith-hr.com

QUINLAN PUBLISHING
Quinlan Publishing is a leading provider of plain English law and other publications for professionals in human resources, education, law enforcement, property management, health care, and local governments. For over 50 years, Quinlan Publishing has been committed to providing its customers with current, affordable, top-quality information.  www.quinlan.com

SULLIVAN’S EMPLOYMENT LAW ARBITRATION & CONSULTING
Instructing employers and employees on employment, wage, and hour law and regulation.  www.laborconsulting.com

TOP BUSINESS HR WEBSITES

recruiting & retention

ERE.NET
Recruiting and HR news, information and community — including articles, discussions, blogs, jobs, conferences, research, email publications and more. ERE is also home to the largest online social network of recruiters and HR professionals.
www.ere.net

HIREVUE
HireVue offers a web-based video interview system that allows companies to see video clips of job candidates before an in person interview. Interviews can be taken from a candidate’s house, college, or in the client’s office and can viewed be by hiring managers any time, any place.  www.hirevue.com

RECRUITING.COM
A recruiting weblog community portal.  www.recruiting.com

BAYARD ADVERTISING
Recruitment advertising agency. Based in New York, New York, USA.  www.bayardad.com

POTENTIALPARK COMMUNICATIONS
An international consulting and communication firm that provides qualitative and quantitative research for improving recruitment. Based in Leipzig, Germany and Stockholm, Sweden.  www.potentialpark.com

ADNET ADVERTISING AGENCY
Specialists in immigration based recruitment advertising in print media through the United States and on Internet job/recruitment sites. Services include copy-writing, abbreviations, ad placement, ad tracking, and tear sheets. Based in New York, New York, USA.  www.adnet-nyc.com

RECRUITING FLY
Directory of recruiting and human resources blogs. Based in Trumbull, Connecticut, USA.  www.recruitingfly.com

JIM STROUD
Offering training guides, research tools, and a podcast for recruiters. Includes a weblog on the industry. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.  www.jimstroud.com

EMPLOYEE RETENTION STRATEGIES
Provides a fact-based, research supported newsletter on employee retention, satisfaction, and motivation. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.  www.employeeretentionstrategies.com

GLOBAL LEARNING RESOURCES
Recruiting consulting firm. Includes surveys, presentations, papers, articles, and free newsletter. Based in Fremont, California, USA.  www.glresources.com

HARGER HOWE & ASSOCIATES
Employee recruitment and human resources advertising and communications agency. Based in Houston, Texas, USA with offices in Boston and Detroit.  www.hargerhowe.com

RETENSA
A leader in Employee Retention and Research, companies use Retensa to attract, develop, and retain high performing employees. They create solutions to reduce staff turnover, improve morale, and build workforce metrics. Using Retensa’s 8-stage Employee Life Cycle Model, organizations increase engagement, improve loyalty, and reduce workforce costs. Leading services include Employee Surveys, Employee Cost Analysis, Management Training, Exit Interviews, and Succession Planning
www.retensa.com

TALENT KEEPERS
Provides employee retention services. Based in Maitland, Florida, USA.  www.talentkeepers.com

INTERNET BUSINESS NETWORK
Internet recruiting resource for businesses and recruiters. Publishers of Electronic Recruiting News. Based in Mill Valley, California, USA.  www.interbiznet.com/hrstart.html

THE WORK INSTITUTE
Helps organizations attract, retain, and develop human assets to optimize individual and organizational performance and profitability.  www.workinstitute.com

INSIGHT EXIT
Employee Retention Tools  www.insightexit.com

ADVIP.COM
Full service recruitment advertising agency. Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, USAwww.advip.com

CENTER FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Provides strategies to recruit, retain, and advance students and professionals in science and engineering disciplines. Services include needs assessment, training sessions, program implementation, and evaluation. Part of the University of Washington, based in Seattle, Washington, USA.  www.engr.washington.edu/cwd

THE ASIA PACIFIC HEADHUNTER
Weblog that provides information on recruiting, executive search, and careers.  www.searchniche.blogs.com

THE AGGREGATOR
Weblog that reviews issues relating to job recruitment and potential candidate strategic data research.  www.hrinformation.blogspot.com

CLUFF & ASSOCIATES
Consultant on recruitment trends and employment practices. Core areas include competitive employment strategies, customized selection profiles and behavioral interviewing techniques, RIMS solution selection (applicant tracking), and recruitment metrics. Based in Reston, Virginia, USA.  www.cluffassociates.com

EDISON-BLAKE INTERNATIONAL
Provides recruitment and selection tools as well as career management strategies, advice, and training. Based in Auckland, New Zealand.  www.edisonblake.co.nz

EURO RSCG RILEY
Specialists in all areas of human resources and educational marketing throughout the United Kingdom. Offering traditional advertising, selection services, and web-based projects. Based in the United Kingdom.  www.eurorscgriley.co.uk

FIRST ADVANTAGE RECRUITING SOLUTIONS
Provides process consulting and IT solutions related to recruiting. Based in Fishers, Indiana, USA.
www.fadvrecruiting.com/index.cfm

HR.COM
Covers employee compensation, HR management, and organizational development. www.hr.com

GUSTIN ADVERTISING
Specializing in recruitment advertising for clients across the United States. Based in Franklin, Massachusetts, USA.
www.gustinadvertising.net

HRSEO
Provides consulting services that help organizations utilize search engines to recruit. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
www.hrseo.com

IMPACT ADVERTISING & DESIGN
Oxford agency specializing in recruitment advertising and graphic design for print media and multimedia. Based in Oxford, England.  www.iad.co.uk

JERSEY JOB GUIDE
Provides recruitment advertising tools (print and events) for employers located in New Jersey. Based in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA.  www.jerseyjobguide.com

JWT SPECIALIZED COMMUNICATIONS
A full-service recruitment advertising and employment communications agency. Offers a range of recruitment related services. Based in Los Angelos, California, USA.  www.jwtinside.com

RECRUITSAVVY
Services offered include: recruitment advertising, résumé mining, candidate research, and respoponse management services. Based in Mahwah, New Jersey, USA.  www.recruitsavvy.com

RECRUITER RESOURCE DIRECTORY
Portal is designed to be a complete resource for the staffing, human resource, and recruiting industries. Based in Chicago, Illinois, USA.  www.chicagorecruiting.com

TALENTDRAIN
Provides employee retention services. Based in London, Englandwww.talentdrain.com

WORKFORCE RETENTION
Offers employee retention solutions through outsourced telephone and online exit interviews and internal exit interview programs. www.workforceretentionhr.com

GLOSSARY

acronyms

AAP          Affirmative Action Plan
ACH         Automatic Clearing House
ADA          Americans with Disabilities Act
ADEA        Age Discrimination in Employment Act
AMA         American Management Association
AOE         Arising Out of Employment
APA          American Payroll Association
BFOQ        Bona Fide Occupational Qualification
CDHP        Consumer Driven Health Plan
CEAP        Certified Employee Assistance Professional
COBRA     Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
CODA        Cash or Deferred Arrangements
COE           In the Course and Scope of Employment
DFEH        Department of Fair Employment and Housing
DOL          Department of Labor
EACC        Employee Assistance Certification Commission
EAPA        Employee Assistance Professionals Association
EASNA     The Employee Assistance Society of North America
EE             Eligible Employee
EEOC        Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EEVS        Electronic Employment Verification System
ECTRRA   The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001
EPA            Equal Pay Act
EPO            Employment Process Outsourcing
FACTA       Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
FEHA         Fair Employment Practices Agency
FLSA          Fair Labor Standards Act
FMLA       Family and Medical Leave Act
GLB          Gramm-Leach Biley Act
GPHR       Global Professional in Human Resources
HCE          Highly Compensated Employees
HCS          Hazard Communication Standard
HDHP        High Deductible Health Plan
HIPPA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HMO         Health Maintenance Organization
HRA         Health Reimbursement Account
HRCI        Human Resource Certification Institute
HSA          Health Savings Account
IRCA        Immigration Reform and Control Act
JRIS         Job Reference Immunity Statues
JSA          Job Safety Analysis
LCSW      Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LOA         Leave of Absence
MSDS      Material Safety Data Sheet
OSHA       Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OWBPA    Older Workers Benefit Protection Act of 1990
PHI             Protected Health Information
PHR           Professional in Human Resources
PIE             Period of Initial Eligibility
SARBOX    Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
SHRM        Society for Human Resource Management
SOX            Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
SPHR        Senior Professional in Human Resources
SPA            Salary Reduction Agreement
SSA           Social Security Administration
TDA           Tax-Deferred Annuities
TSA            Tax-Sheltered Annuities
WARN        Workers Adjustment and Remaining Notification Act

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