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SHRM Online - Society for Human Resources Management
The leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional practice of human resource management.
FYI - Some content is password protected for its members.
South Carolina Department of Administration - Division of State Human Resources
You can find rules and guidelines here. Look under Agency Services > Employee Information.
Includes search engine for Code of Laws, Code of Regulations, and Legislation. For example: Search for unemployment benefits. Note that results are limited by session.
SC Statehouse.gov - SC Code of Regulations
CHAPTER 10 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION
NOLO Human Resources Law Center
Includes most of the basic resources you would need to write an employee handbook. Some free. Some not. Note that the library has several NOLO publications, both in print and online.
Human Resource Management Guide
A great variety of articles on Human Resource Management, but you might do better with an article search using OneSearch. Since this is international in scope, you may wish to click on the USA link.
US Department of Labor Home Page
Really big with lots of links. Use the search box for your topic or the
US Department of Labor - Summary of the Major Laws of the Department of Labor
A one page summary with links to additional information. The summary gives you an idea of the boundaries of your topic and how the government subdivides labor law into categories.
US Department of Labor - (OSHA) Occupational Safety & Health Administration
With drop downs for both employees and employers - and other aspects as well.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Statutes that ensure non-discrimination in employment are generally enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
The Taft-Hartley Act regulates a wide range of employer-employee conduct and is administered by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Employee Issues. com - Federal Labor Laws
LInks to useful sites.
FYI - Federal labor laws typically deal with employer-union relationships and Federal employment laws typically deal with employer-employee relationships. But the terms are used interchangeably, with labor laws as the most common usage.
U.S. Department of Labor - Employment Law Guide: Laws, Regulations, and Technical Assistance Services
This Guide describes the major statutes and regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that affect businesses and workers.
The Guide is designed mainly for those needing "hands-on" information to develop wage, benefit, safety and health, and nondiscrimination policies for businesses.
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Ensures compliance with the Rehabilitation Act by federal contractors.
A wealth of free and reliable and understandable information about employment law with links to additional resources.