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HR professionals may find these links helpful.

HR Resources

  • The Louisiana Employment Law Letter – Attorneys with the Labor & Employment Practice Group, in partnership with Business & Legal Resources (BLR), write this monthly update on key Louisiana and federal employment law developments, explaining court decisions, agency guidelines, new regulations, and more. In addition, the Louisiana Employment Law Letter describes all legislative developments and proposed changes in the law. Subscribers get 12 monthly issues, each in plain-English, just for Louisiana employers. For more information, click here or call the publisher at 800-274-6774. The Editor of the Louisiana Employment Law Letter is H. Mark Adams; Associate Editors are Jennifer L. Anderson and Jennifer F. Kogos.
  • Society of Human Resource Management – Provides education and information services, conferences and seminars, government and media representation, online services, and publications to more than 160,000 professional and student members throughout the world.
  • The Employment Law Memo – Found on LawMemo.com.
  • The NLRB Law Memo – Found on LawMemo.com.
  • Cases & Decisions of the NLRB – This page contains links to decisions and orders, from which you can view or download cases of interest.
  • HR Hero – Leading publisher of Internet-based reference tools and compliance training.

Government Agencies

  • Department of Labor – Contains information on DOL agencies and programs. To access FMLA forms, choose the Employment Standards Administration, and then go to the Wage and Hour Division. The FMLA forms will be on the right-hand side of the page.
  • Louisiana Department of Labor – Includes the Louisiana Occupational Information System.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – See what's new with the EEOC.
  • Immigration and Naturalization – Here in one place is a complete set of information to introduce you to the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
  • National Labor Relations Board – Conducts secret-ballot elections to determine whether employees want union representation and investigates and provides remedies for unfair labor practices by employers and unions.
  • OSHA - Workplace Violence Guide – OSHA has developed guidelines and recommendations to reduce worker exposures to this hazard. This site contains aids for recognition and control of workplace violence, training links, and other resources.
  • Office of Federal Contract Compliance – The OFCCP is the government agency responsible for overseeing affirmative action plans of employers and their subcontractors working on government sponsored projects.

Research/News

  • Cornell's Legal Information Institute – Known as the most comprehensive legal research site available.
  • Findlaw – Legal search engine and portal.
  • Law Reviews – Full-text search of law journals on the Internet.
  • Bloomberg News – Up-to-the-minute news, market, and money information.
  • Code of Federal Regulations – The CFR online is a joint project authorized by the publisher, the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register, and the Government Printing Office (GPO) to provide the public with enhanced access to government information.
  • Supreme Court Decisions – Information on cert. grants and denials, amici, and on cases the court agrees to hear, ultimately, a summary of the question or questions presented. Database coverage goes back to the beginning of the October 1998 term.