The following represents a list of websites that offer valuable information and content for our members and visitors. Please note that these websites are presented for informational purposes as a resource and convenience to our members. The Southern Connecticut Chapter of SHRM (SOCT SHRM) is not responsible for the accuracy or content of sites listed, nor does SOCT SHRM specifically endorse any of the organizations or sites listed below.
http://www.shrm.org/ – Society for Human Recourses Management (National)
SHRM Western Connecticut (SHRMWC) – Danbury Area
Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut (HRACC) – Hartford Area
Human Resource Leadership Association of Eastern Connecticut (HRLA) – New London Area
Northwest Connecticut Human Resources Association (NWCHRA) – Torrington Area
Staffing Management Association of Southern New England –
A special interest chapter for staffing, recruiting and diversity professionals
http://www.hrci.org – Human Resource Certification Institute (PHR, SPHR, GPHR, SPHR-CA)
https://www.shrm.org/certification/pages/default.aspx – SHRM Certification (SCP, CP)
http://www.astd.org – American Society for Training and Development (CPLP), now Association for Talent Development (ATD)
The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is enforced by the Department of Labor (DOL). It provides eligible employees unpaid leave during any 12-month period for any of the following reasons: for the birth and care of the newborn child, for placement with the employee of a child for adoption or foster care, to care for an immediate family member, or to take medical leave.
The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Home page is operated by the Department of Justice (DOJ). The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, programs and services provided by state and local governments, goods and services provided by private companies, and in commercial facilities.
The Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliated Act (COBRA) amends the ERISA. COBRA provides for the continuation of group health coverage for certain former employees, retirees, spouses, and dependent children.
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) sets uniform minimum standards to assure that employee benefit plans are established and maintained in a fair and financially sound manner.
The federal minimum wage requirements are regulated by the Department of Labor (DOL).
www.eeoc.gov The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was established by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The EEOC enforces the principal federal statutes prohibiting employment discrimination.
http://www.dol.gov/compliance/laws/comp-flsa.htm The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments.
www.nlrb.gov The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent Federal agency created in 1935 to enforce the National Labor Relations Act. The NLRB conducts secret-ballot elections to determine whether employees want union representation and investigate and remedy unfair labor practices by employers and unions.
www.osha.gov The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a division of the DOL. OSHA investigates and enforces the OSH Act of 1970.
http://www.dol.gov/elaws/posters.htm This link provides the postings that are required by the Department of Labor (DOL).
www.dol.gov/ofccp/ – The purpose of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is to enforce, for the benefit of job seekers and wage earners, the contractual promise of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity required of those who do business with the Federal government.
http://cms.hhs.gov/ – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/ – Unemployment Compensation – State of CT
http://www.dol.gov/vets/ – Veterans Employment & Training Service
http://wcc.state.ct.us/ – Workers Compensation Commission – State of CT