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Business & Legal Resources acquires Connecticut Human Resources Reports

BRENTWOOD, TN,  May 17, 2012

BLR®—Business & Legal Resources, a leading provider of employment law information and employee compensation management resources for HR professionals and employers, has acquired Connecticut Human Resources Reports, a Woodbury, Connecticut, corporation that publishes What to Do About Personnel Problems in Connecticut and Employee Compensation in Connecticut.

BLR, which delivers online compliance guidance through its and services, will assimilate Connecticut Human Resources Reports subscribers into its own subscriber base.

“Even before this acquisition, BLR was the nation’s largest publisher of state-specific employment law and pay practices expertise for organizations,” said Dan Oswald, CEO of BLR. “This solidifies our company’s role as the leading policy and practice answers provider for Connecticut’s HR managers and executives. We are delighted to introduce Connecticut Human Resources Reports subscribers to our online services, webinars, conferences and newsletters.”

Current Connecticut Human Resources Reports customers will gain immediate access to either or for the remainder of their subscriptions, depending on their current field of interest. At the conclusion, they will have the opportunity to renew.

“We have enjoyed a close professional and personal relationship with the BLR management team for many years,” said Connecticut Human Resources Reports Partner Christopher N. Persson, SPHR. “It’s a top-flight organization and our subscribers will benefit from their array of employment law and compensation practices tools, such as the new Compensation Analyzer, which allows Connecticut employers to compare their employee pay ranges against those with geographic or operational similarities.”

About BLR

BLR serves over 250,000 professionals nationwide in the fields of Human Resources, Employee Compensation, Environmental Compliance Management, Employee Safety, Workers’ Comp Management and Workplace Training. These professionals use BLR’s information products and services to develop and implement policies and practices that meet the complex demands of multiple and often overlapping state and federal laws, and train employees and supervisors on implementing them.

BLR’s product line includes online subscription portals,,, and, online employee training through its TrainingToday division, California-specific services through its California Employer Resources division, HR conferences such as the annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, and webinars.

The senior management team consists of Dan Oswald, Robert Brady, Guy Crossley, Bobby Edgil, Matt Humphrey, Ed Keating and Lawton Miller. It is headquartered in Brentwood, TN, a suburb of Nashville, with operations in Old Saybrook, CT and Alameda, CA.

Media Contact: Peter McPherson
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