Valuable Internet Links for HR Management

Legal Issues

Cornell University School of Industrial Relations

Includes publications on various HR topics and information on legal and legislative issues affecting employment.

Department of Labor

This site provides assistance in complying with federal regulations. Required federal employment posters can be downloaded from this site at no charge.

Thomas - Legislative Information on the Internet

The Library of Congress sponsors this site, which provides a wide range of detailed federal legislative information.

Employment Eligibility Verification (I9) Form

Department of Justice web site from which the Employment Eligibility Verification (I9) form can be downloaded (in PDF).


Occupational Safety and Health Administration web site from which the OSHA posters and forms (Forms 300, 300A, 301, and Material Data Safety Sheet) can be downloaded (in PDF).

State Labor Laws

Index of links to state statutes on the Internet (includes 24 states), sponsored by the Cornell Law School.


California Legal Postings

Summarizes the legal posting requirements for the state of California and provides links to the legal postings for downloading. Includes the Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Orders for the various industries (in PDF). Also includes links to federal legal postings.

Federal Tax Forms

Sponsored by the IRS, includes federal tax forms and documents. Also includes links to download forms from a variety of state agencies

Form 5500

The Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration (U.S. Department of Labor) sponsors this web site to provide information on filing Form 5500 and the electronic filing of the retirement plan form.

Additional California State forms

Includes numerous downloadable forms from the state of California, including forms DE4 and DE34.

General HR Sites

Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

Includes HR Magazine articles, HR news updates, and a comprehensive list of other HR Internet links. Also listed is a broad array of HR Vendors, listed under "Buyer's Guide."

Workforce Online

This site is loaded with HR information including articles from Workforce magazine. Also included is an index of 150,000 seminars.


Includes articles from the WorldatWork Journal and News periodicals, and associated information on benefits and compensation (including executive and international compensation).

This website includes HR related articles, links and forums. Extensive HR community forums: benefits, HR management, recruiting,compensation, and more.

Miscellaneous HR Related Sites

Location and Wage Data

Provides information related to relocation including average salaries by location. Also includes information on people, places, conditions and schools in an area.

Payroll Information

Payroll news and information is included on this site. Also includes links to forms.

Retirement and Investment Calculators

This site, sponsored by Fidelity, allows viewers to calculate the return on retirement savings and to help determine investment and asset allocation strategies.

Electronic Greeting Cards

Sponsored by Blue Mountain Arts, this site allows you to quickly build and e-mail greeting cards (thanks, birthday, get well, etc.) to work-mates or friends.

Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Translators

This site includes an on-line dictionary and thesaurus, valuable tools for writing memos or reports. It also includes language translators and more.

Yahoo's People Search

This database lists the names and addresses of people throughout the U.S.

Road Maps

If you are traveling to an offsite meeting, enter the address in either the Google, Yahoo, or Mapquest web site and you can print out a customized map.

Statistics for AAP Reporting

Includes data from the government's EEOC website that can be used for Affirmative Action Plan availability analysis.

Sample Affirmative Action Plan

Includes a sample Affirmative Action Plan hosted by the Department of Labor (OFCCP). The HRSource™ Affirmative Action Plan reports are based on this sample plan.

Commercial Sites

Occupational Safety Councils of America

OSCA provides safety consulting, computer based training and employee testing services.