Website Links


This page provides you with several different website resources on the following topics:
ACCOMMODATION and AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

ADA Home Page
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

ADA Information Line
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/infoline.htm

ADA Technical Assistance
http://www.adata.org/

ADA Text
The location of the text of the Americans with Disabilities Act on the ADA Website has changed.  The new location is: http://www.ada.gov/pubs/ada.htm
A non-profit diversity think tank
http://www.aimd.org

Census (2010 Census)
http://www.census.gov

DOL Expert Systems
Yes/no questions to lead users to answers about the requirements of federal law, e.g., hiring preference for veterans, FMLA, affirmative action for federal contractors.
http://www.dol.gov/

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Useful information, e.g. a summary of laws enforced by the agency, fact sheets, and extensive info on ADA.
http://www.eeoc.gov/

Job Accommodation Network
Information about the ADA.
http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/

BENEFITS

BenefitsLink
A nationwide internet link to info and services for employers sponsoring employee benefit plans, companies providing products and services for plans, and participating employees.
http://benefitslink.com/index.html

Employee Benefit News
This site offers many "free" features covering employee health care, retirement, and compensation.
http://www.benefitnews.com/

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
This Department of Labor site is intended to assist employers who sponsor group health plans in understanding their obligations under the law to educate workers and their families about their rights under HIPAA.
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/newsroom/fshipaa.html

HIPAA
http://www.hhs.gov/

Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC)
At this site users can learn more about defined benefit pension plans, search for legal information on pension plans, download forms, or view provisions for such plans.
http://www.pbgc.gov/

Pension & Welfare Benefits Administration
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/

Simplified Employee Pensions
Retirement programs you provide for yourself and your employees w/out start-up and operating costs of company plans.
website

Social Security Administration
Help line 1-800-772-1213
Bulletin Board Service: 1-410-965-1133
http://www.ssa.gov/

COMPENSATION

Cost of Living
Find out the differences in the cost-of-living between different cities.
http://www.money.com

IRS W-4 Calculator
This site assists employers in withholding the correct amount of federal income tax from an employee's pay. By entering the requested data, the calculator shows users whether they are exempt or how may allowances they are able to claim.
https://apps.irs.gov/app/withholdingcalculator

GOVERNMENT

Bureau of Labor Statistics
This site provides a wide variety of employment/occupational data.
http://stats.bls.gov/

Census Bureau
This site contains information for both business and personal needs, including news releases, fact sheets, Census briefs, and other items.
http://www.census.gov/

COBRA
A site of the DOL designed to provide a general explanation of COBRA requirements, outline the rules that apply to health plans for employees in the private sector, and highlight employee rights to benefits under COBRA.
http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/health-plans/cobra.htm

Department of Labor
Wage and Hour 1-202-693-0067
Internet Home Page: http://www.dol.gov/

The Federal Environmental Protection Agency
Includes an environmental subset from the Federal Register for searching EPA rules and regulations; brief descriptions of major environmental laws; full text of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.
http://www.epa.gov/
FEDSTATS

This government web site makes it easier and faster to find many different types of statistics. Run by the Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy, it lists detailed information from 70 different federal statistical agencies on a wide range of topics and includes over 275 categories.
http://www.dol.gov/index.htm#stats

FMLA Compliance
http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/benefits-leave/fmla.htm

Immigration and Naturalization Service
24-hour Help Line 1-800-755-0777
Internet Home Page: http://www.uscis.gov/

IRS Website
Easy to use clearing house of forms and instruction booklets
http://www.irs.gov/

MIOSHA
http://www.michigan.gov/lara

National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (NCESGR)
This site can help explain some of the rights employers and employees have regarding military service. At the site, employers can review frequently asked questions and facts relating to the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and how the law must be applied.
http://www.esgr.org/

State of Michigan
Michigan information on workers compensation, unemployment compensation, workplace safety & health, MIOSHA
http://www.michigan.gov/

U.S. Business Advisor
The Federal government has developed a web site that is designed to provide businesses with one-stop access to federal government information, services, and transactions. Contains valuable data, links, and "how-to's that many employers will find helpful. http://www.business.gov/

HR REFERENCES

Human Resources Group (HRG) 
A local SHRM chapter, sponsored by The Employers' Association, who's mission is: "Developing strategic human resources leadership in area organizations and the community."
http://hrgwmi.shrm.org/

SHRM Online
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession.
http://www.shrm.org/

WorldatWork®
The Total Rewards Association
WorldatWork is a global human resources association focused on compensation, benefits, work-life and integrated total rewards to attract, motivate and retain a talented workforce.
http://www.worldatwork.org/  

INTERNATIONAL

Institute for International HR Bulletin board
Contains recruiting information for Europe.
http://www.shrm.org/global

Library of Congress
Includes a link to The Global Legal Information (GLIN), a searchable record of national laws from countries around the world.
http://www.loc.gov

U.S. Dept. of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Home Page
Includes comprehensive entry requirement information for U.S. citizens traveling abroad and for foreign visitors entering the U.S.
http://www.travel.state.gov/

LABOR RELATIONS

National Labor Relations Board
NLRB opinions, rules & regulations, and publications as well as a directory of regional offices are available at this agency site.
http://www.nlrb.gov/

LEGAL and LEGISLATIVE

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations

http://www.ecfr.gov

E-LAWS
Employment Law Assistance for Workers and Small Business
http://www.dol.gov/elaws

NAM
National Association of Manufacturers
http://www.nam.org/

SAFETY/HEALTH

Emergency Management Guide For Business and Industry
Presents a step-by-step approach to emergency planning, response, and recovery for companies for all sizes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
http://www.fema.gov/

EPA Indoor Air Quality Home Page
A site of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which includes indoor air quality issues for homes, schools, and offices.
http://www.epa.gov/iaq

Health Related Information
News, publications, online journals, support groups.
http://www.healthfinder.gov/

MIOSHA
http://www.michigan.gov/lara

OSHA
Includes OSHA media releases, publications, statistics, and a download for the OSHA poster.
http://www.osha.gov/

OSHA Statistics
Contains information on OSHA standards, SIC codes, inspections, and statistics.
http://www.osha.gov/oshstats/