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Legislative

    Federal Legislative Affairs

    This portion of the Advocacy section highlights the public policy issues SHRM’s Government Affairs team will be advocating on Capitol Hill and in certain state legislatures each year.

    Issues are categorized by the topic areas that appear in the toolbar at the left of this page. Each topic area corresponds with the policy focus of a member of SHRM's Government Affairs team. If you have specific questions regarding any of the issues listed under each topic area, please do not hesitate to contact the member of the Government Affairs team that is handling that issue.

    Below are two resources available to read about the HR issues SHRM is advancing in the states and in Washington.

    SHRM 2016 Guide to Public Policies Issues provides a pocket guide of the federal and state public policy priorities SHRM will be advocating throughout 2016 and into 2017.

    SHRM Policy Action Center - Choose "Key Issues"

    SHRM Pending Legislation Report provides a snapshot of HR issues pending before state legislatures across the country, as well as HR issues pending before the U.S. Congress.