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9/19/2017
TrainingToday is currently undergoing a course redesign for its 650-plus course library. The updated courses will still have the same engaging, relevant content TrainingToday customers love, and they will have a more modern user experience.
9/7/2017
7/10/2017
Charitable contribution will support the Foundation’s efforts in raising injury prevention awareness while providing resources and inspiration to those who suffer life-altering injuries.
6/19/2017
3/14/2017
HR Daily Advisor Editor and BLR employee receives prestigious Connectiv award
3/8/2017
1/30/2017
1/24/2017
12/9/2016
Former Owners Northcreek Mezzanine, Resolute Capital Partners and Founder Praise the Transaction
12/8/2016
New York-based private equity firm backs merger of leading governance, risk and compliance companies
12/1/2016
11/23/2016
11/16/2016
9/2/2016
8/16/2016
7/12/2016
Association Honors Robert Brady for Contributions to the Specialized Publishing Industry
6/24/2016
BLR partners with VelocityEHS for Safety Data Sheet Content
6/1/2016
5/18/2016
New publication provides sales and marketing news, the latest research, best practices, and strategic advice
4/18/2016
3/23/2016
BLR will acquire Thompson resources at the end of Q1 to supercharge their offering of industry-specific compliance solutions
3/23/2016
Business operations continue under existing management
3/17/2016
BLR Media and HR Decisions Magazine are finalists in the Best Media Brand (Overall Editorial Excellence) category
3/4/2016
New publication provides sales and marketing news, the latest research, best practices, and strategic advice
2/22/2016
2/2/2016
This high-level program will arm attendees with tactical strategies that will reduce their liability and improve their employees’ chance of survival if violence ever strikes.
1/20/2016
1/13/2016
11/10/2015
11/2/2015
New publication provides tech news, the latest research, best practices, and strategic advice
9/1/2015
9/1/2015
8/27/2015
8/18/2015
6/15/2015
6/2/2015
Introducing State Law Chart Builder, a new online employment law compliance tool for HR professionals with employees in multiple states
4/8/2015
New partnership provides SDS capability to EHS subscription websites
4/6/2015
3/5/2015
2/25/2015
2/25/2015
2/3/2015
Interactive. Convenient. Thumb-Friendly. BLR's TrainingToday course library is now mobile-ready!
10/8/2014
BLR® has launched a new professional network called HR Executive Roundtable | Hospitality.
7/10/2014
Outsourced exit interview solution to improve employee engagement now available to BLR customers
6/11/2014
BLR®—Business & Legal Resources—announces that its published report, “How to Write an Affirmative Action Plan” has won an Excellence in Writing award from APEX.
6/11/2014
BLR®—Business & Legal Resources— announces that its published report, “How to Write an Affirmative Action Plan” has won an Excellence in Writing award from APEX.
5/1/2014
Pre-Hire 360® reference assessment solution now available to BLR customers
3/4/2014
BLR® announced the launch of a mobile news application, BLRNow – Workplace Tips, News and Advice, for users of iPhone® and iPad® devices.
12/23/2013
TRAC360 for SPCC Earns Industry Recognition
11/21/2013
BLR launches partnership with Presagia to offer Software as a Service (SaaS) leave management solutions
11/4/2013
BLR®—Business & Legal Resources—announces the acquisition of the HCPro and HealthLeaders Media brands.
8/19/2013
A new infographic from BLR examines Bring Your Own Device, an issue that is gaining momentum in workplaces throughout the United States
7/16/2013
Leading EPA-driven compliance platform provides tools for oil handling organizations
7/16/2013
Leading EPA-driven compliance platform provides tools for oil handling organizations
7/9/2013
BLR 2013 Performance Management Survey Reveals Worst Evaluator Mistakes
6/28/2013
BLR’s legal editors have responded to these rulings with a series of videos in which they summarize the court's ruling, provide analysis and explain implications for employers.
6/18/2013
BLR announces the recapitalization of its financial structure
5/15/2013
New Infographic Explains Choices, Penalties under ACA
4/26/2013
3/15/2013
Susan Prince, J.D., Breaks Down 'Donning and Doffing' Controversy
3/14/2013
BLR Video Addresses Brackets, Office Pools and Problem Gambling
1/31/2013
Videos Will Provide Commentary from BLR Legal Editors
2/5/2013
BLR Explains How Employers Can Safeguard against Negative Consequences of Romantic Relationships between Coworkers
2/20/2013
Susan Schoenfeld, J.D., Provides Details in 'HR Compliance News Update' Video
1/3/2013
Dr. Susan Weinberger Explains How to Implement Internal and External Mentoring Programs in BLR Video and Article Series
11/16/2012
Full Holiday Practices Survey Results Available
11/5/2012
Monster Hiring Survey Helps HR Managers and Recruiters Stay Current
10/31/2012
Free Monster Hiring Survey Report Released by HR Daily Advisor and HR Hero
10/22/2012
BLR's Patricia Trainor Discusses What Employers Should Expect
10/10/2012
Employer Policies and Practices Regarding Employee Vacation Time and Sick Time Revealed
10/9/2012
Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld Answers Three Subscriber Questions
11/2/2012
Patricia Trainor Discusses Presidential Election's Impact on Employment Law and HR Issues
9/13/2012
Map Featured in New 2012 Elections and Your Workplace Resource Center
9/13/2012
Map Featured in New 2012 Elections and Your Workplace Resource Center
8/27/2012
BLR Legal Editor Jessica Webb-Ayer Explains What Employers Should Prepare for Now
8/21/2012
HR.BLR.com Legal Editor Susan Prince Explains Exemption for Commissioned Employees
7/19/2012
Stephen Bruce and Jennifer Carsen Rank #7 and #17 on Most Influential List
6/6/2012
BLR has created a pair of free videos that provide insight into several controversial rules and rulings issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), mostly in favor of unions.
5/30/2012
BLR®—Business & Legal Resources has acquired Connecticut Human Resources Reports, LLC, including What to Do About Personnel Problems in Connecticut and Employee Compensation in Connecticut.
5/7/2012
HR.BLR.com Releases Interview with Legal Editor Joan Farrell
5/10/2012
HR.BLR.com Legal Editor Susan Prince Explains Guidance, Provides Best Practices
3/13/2012
Triton HR and BLR®—Business & Legal Resources today announced their strategic partnership.
2/29/2012
HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Managers Build an Effective Training Program
2/20/2012
Robert L. Brady, Founder of BLR® – Business & Legal Resources has been honored by Industrial Safety and Hygiene News (ISHN) with inclusion to their annual Power 101 list. ISHN is the premier journal for safety and health professionals.
2/10/2012
Free Report from HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Professionals Stay Current
2/3/2012
Environmental Daily Advisor Helps EHS Professionals Pay and Get Paid Fairly
1/23/2012
New Resource Provides Environmental Professionals with Valuable Articles, News, and Tips
11/4/2011
Leading information resource provider BLR®—Business & Legal Resources, announces that Ed Keating, former Vice President of the Content Division at the Software & Information Industry Association, has joined BLR as Chief Content Officer (CCO).
10/28/2011
HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Managers Find and Retain Talented Employees
10/19/2011
Compensation Daily Advisor Helps Employers Navigate the Basics of 3 Important Laws
10/14/2011
Compensation Daily Advisor Helps Compensation Pros Integrate Valuation Tools
10/14/2011
HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Managers Handle Accountability Problems
10/7/2011
Free Report from Safety Daily Advisor Helps Safety Professionals Lead Employees
10/6/2011
HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Managers Minimize Workplace Disruption
10/6/2011
Compensation Daily Advisor Ties Compensation Strategies to Business Goals
9/28/2011
Compensation Daily Advisor Helps Compensation Professionals Avoid Costly Lawsuits
9/27/2011
New Resource Provides Compensation Professionals with Valuable Articles, News, and Tips
7/22/2011
HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Managers Ask the Right Questions
7/15/2011
HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Managers Indentify Key Leadership Skills
7/12/2011
HR Daily Advisor Editor Gives Expert Opinion on Supreme Court Ruling
6/30/2011
HR Daily Advisor Survey Results Help HR Managers Assess Healthcare Costs
6/3/2011
HR Daily Advisor Survey Results Help HR Managers Assess Performance Pay
5/26/2011
HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Managers Navigate the Basics of 3 Important Laws
5/19/2011
Safety Daily Advisor Helps Safety Managers Comply with New Regulations
5/13/2011
HR Daily Advisor Lists Its Favorite Resources
5/6/2011
HR Daily Advisor Editor Ranks #15 on HRExaminer’s Most Influential List
5/6/2011

HR Daily Advisor Editor Ranks #15 on HRExaminer’s Most Influential List

4/28/2011
Safety Daily Advisor Helps Safety Managers Comply with New Regulations
4/28/2011
HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Managers Comply With New Regulations
4/22/2011
HR Daily Advisor Survey Results Help HR Managers Assess Compensation Practices
4/15/2011
Free Report Re-Released to HR Daily Advisor Readers
4/7/2011
Free Report from HR Daily Advisor® Provides Valuable Training Strategies
3/29/2011
Safety Daily Advisor Helps Safety Professionals Comply with OSHA Standards
3/22/2011
HR Daily Advisor® Releases Results of Benefits Communication Survey
3/8/2011
Safety Daily Advisor Helps Safety Professionals Measure Their Program Performance
2/28/2011
HR Daily Advisor Article Draws Comments from HR Professionals Across Country
2/24/2011
Article from HR Daily Advisor Details Necessary Skill Set for HR Professionals and Hiring Managers
2/17/2011
Free Report from HR Daily Advisor Helps HR Professionals Stay Current
2/8/2011
Safety Daily Advisor Helps Safety Professionals Avoid Forklift Accidents
2/7/2011
BLR and M. Lee Smith Publishers Join Forces to Become Leading Provider of State and Federal Compliance Resources
2/1/2011
A Free Report from HR Daily Advisor® Helps HR Professionals Tackle Tough Job Descriptions
1/21/2011
HR Professionals Rate Healthcare, FLSA Recordkeeping and Increasing Federal Investigations among Top HR Concerns for 2011 According to Recent Survey
1/17/2011
Free Report from the Safety Daily Advisor® Helps Safety Professionals Improve Training
1/13/2011
A top waste management company was fined $300 for allegedly failing to implement required measures
1/11/2011
Free Reports from HR Daily Advisor® Help HR Professionals Tackle the Top HR Challenges of 2011
1/7/2011
The BLR Employee Training Center Expanded to Include Courses on OSHA Lab Standards, Chemical Hygiene, Personal Protective Equipment, and More
12/20/2010
Free Report from Safety Daily Advisor® Helps Safety Professionals Prepare for OSHA Inspections
12/16/2010
Vast Majority of Companies Say HR Certification Is an Advantage in Hiring, Promotion, Job Security
12/13/2010
Results from HR Daily Advisor® Survey Help HR Managers Assess Benefits
12/7/2010
Free Report from HR Daily Advisor® Helps HR Managers Set Up Responsible Recordkeeping Practices
12/2/2010
The BLR Employee Training Center Expanded to Include Courses on Employee Motivation, Conflict Resolution, Ethics, Coaching, and More
9/23/2010
BLR Green Team Wins 2010 Energy Innovation and Conservation Award for Advocacy
8/12/2010
New leader of marketing for award-winning publisher dedicated to supporting companies with up-to-date HR, Compensation, Safety, and Environmental analysis, training, and regulatory compliance information.
7/19/2010
The BLR Employee Training Center Expanded to Include Online Courses dedicated to Increasing Employee Wellness and Helping Employers Run a Corporate Wellness Program
7/14/2010
The vast majority of workers had a nice, long weekend to celebrate the Fourth of July. But how does the rest of your company’s holiday calendar compare to the competition?
6/28/2010
BLR partners with GeoMetrix to provide its high-quality training content within the Training Partner Learning Management System
6/1/2010
ERI Launches California Employer Daily to help businesses comply with the California-specific Employment Requirements
5/17/2010
Keynote Session to Help Employers and HR Professionals lead their organizations Professional Paradise
5/10/2010
Blog Provides Information on BLR Green Team’s Efforts and Tips for Businesses Implementing Sustainable Programs
5/10/2010
Educational Sessions to Inform and Prepare Employers and HR Professionals for Changes Ahead
4/22/2010
HR Daily Advisor® Offers Downloadable Training Presentation to Help HR Professionals Train Employees on the Importance of Energy Conservation
4/20/2010
New Program Involves Employees in Sustainability Measures to Reduce Costs and Waste while Producing Education and Training Materials for Small and Medium Businesses
4/12/2010
Upgrades Include New Customer Service and Environmental Compliance Training Libraries, Re-Designed Interface, and Upgraded Training Management and Administration Features
4/7/2010
BLR hosts healthcare reform webinar to help employers prepare for benefit changes ahead
2/22/2010
BLR’s Instant Trainer Webinar Series Gives Trainers Best Practices and Solutions to Common Training and Compliance Headaches
1/28/2010
HR Compliance Portal named Best Online Government Information Service by the Software & Information Industry Association
1/25/2010
Old Saybrook-based Compliance Information Company Recognized for its Dedication to and Support of its Employees
1/25/2010
Old Saybrook-based compliance information company recognized for its dedication to and support of its employees
1/19/2010
BLR Gives a Free Boost to Workplace Training Programs by Offering Valuable Training Tips and Tools at No Cost
12/9/2009
HR.BLR.com® and Enviro.BLR.com® each receive recognition as finalists in the Software & Information Industry Association’s annual competition
10/11/2009
BLR Expands Partnership with MSDSonline to Help Employers Achieve A Zero-Incident Workplace Safety Record
10/2/2009
Provider of Web-Based Training Offers Free Customer Service Training Course in Conjunction with Customer Service Week
9/29/2009
New Brand Reflects Company’s Vision and Depth of Online Services
9/9/2009
Employment Law Expert to Present Best Practices for HR and Employee Management Compliance in a Troubled Economy
7/13/2009
Training.BLR.com, HR Daily Advisor, and Environmental Manager’s Compliance Advisor each recognized in annual writing competition.
7/13/2009
Enviro.BLR.com wins top prize in annual Awards for Excellence in Environmental Communications; two BLR products receive Awards of Merit
5/7/2009
The BLR Employee Training Center, Training.BLR.com, named Best Workforce Training Solution by the Software & Information Industry Association
2/27/2009
HR.BLR.com® and the BLR® Employee Training Center each receive recognition as finalists in the Software & Information Industry Association’s annual competition
2/23/2009
Extended webinar educates employers' first line of defense against employment lawsuits—from hiring to problem employees, harassment to termination, and more
2/2/2009
Business & Legal Reports, Inc. urges employers to review compensation policies and update procedures to limit liability from a potential avalanche of pay-bias complaints
12/2/2008
New military leave entitlements, forms, and employee certification requirements further complicate FMLA compliance
11/3/2008
25% drop in merit increases in one month brings planned pay raises to lowest level since 9/11—with many employers preparing to delay, reduce, or freeze pay hikes in 2009.
10/29/2008
BLR® launches web-based resource for HR professionals tasked with mandatory AB1825 sexual harassment training for supervisors in California.
10/3/2008
After a 3-Year Wait, the Release of 2008 Multi-sector General Permit (MSGP) by EPA Means Industrial Business Owners and Facility Operators Must Move Quickly
9/30/2008

Expected Increase in ADA-related Claims and Lawsuits Means Employers Need to Prepare Quickly

9/8/2008
Business & Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR®) to host 2008 National Employment Law Update October 15-17, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada
9/3/2008
2008 Payroll Quiz to run as part of National Payroll Week
8/20/2008
Annual BLR® Pay Budget Survey released
6/24/2008
Provided free to 2,500 participating companies so far, the survey shows continuing declines in employees’ opinion of their organizations.
5/1/2008
Turnkey setup with automatic tracking helps organizations stay protected during an audit or legal proceedings.
4/1/2008
Business & Legal Reports (BLR) Announces Online Media Veteran, Kathleen Greenler Sexton, Appointed as Chief Marketing Officer
2/12/2008
Complimentary, Custom-Written Report Will Again Benchmark Their Employees’ Responses to Those at Similar Organizations
1/30/2008
Many companies want to improve their employee newsletter to make it a more effective communication tool, while other companies may not even have an employee newsletter to distribute. BLR's Employee Newsletter Wizard is available for just this purpose.
10/1/2007
Through a combination of improvements, HR.BLR.com is now customizable to the user’s preferences, showing what’s desired, not making the user plow through what’s not—and even providing some of the information in audio.
6/4/2007
BLR is now offering FREE salary information for 2,400 jobs available to both employers and employees with their new free online service SalarySearch.com.
8/10/2006
When John Brady joined brother Bob in 1981 he became the third employee at the fledgling B2B publisher
8/9/2006
BLR editors kick off their new free daily newsletter, HR Daily Advisor, with an article on the 9 factors that make HR managers successful.
6/21/2006
Surprising raises for Purchasing Managers leads to Podcast interview
6/28/2006
According to Business & Legal Reports, Inc.’s 2005 Survey of Exempt Compensation, the biggest pay raises this year will go to a new group of unsung heroes, Purchasing Managers. A Free copy of the Executive Summary is available.
5/23/2006
Safety.BLR.com Marks National Safety Month with Workplace Safety Resource Center
5/3/2006
BLR’s new Safety Forum is the place where safety professionals can post their questions, ask for advice, and chat with their professional colleagues.
5/2/2006
Employment Law Compliance is Biggest Challenge for Human Resource Managers, according to HR.BLR.com Survey
4/25/2006
New Tool from HR.BLR.com Helps Companies Quantify Turnover Expense
4/26/2006
According to a new feature article available from Enviro.BLR.com, compliance with U.S. environmental rules is no longer enough in the global marketplace.
3/21/2006
A partnership with Business & Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR) and the Ohio Chamber of Commerce now allows Ohio Chamber members to have access to BLR's HR Resource Center featuring powerful HR analysis and tools.
3/21/2006
OSHA’s “dirty dozen,” its list of the 12 most cited standards in 2005, was largely unchanged from the top 12 lists from the past several years. Companies continue to be fined for the same violations, year after year.
2/14/2006
Count most managers responsible for environmental compliance as belonging to the antismoking camp.
3/14/2006
BLR partners with SHRM to provide a new state HR news service in SHRM's weekly e-mail newsletter.
3/1/2006
The results of a new study are in, the Old Saybrook-based compliance publisher was just named as one of the 20 winners in the “Best Places to Work in CT 2006” competition.
3/1/2006
Firms that don’t provide regular, effective sexual harassment training are playing a kind of Russian roulette. BLR has a new PowerPoint sexual harassment training kit that can help avoid expensive lawsuits and embarrassing publicity.
2/7/2006
Safety.BLR.com Poll Finds Ergonomics Issue Remains Controversial
1/31/2006
‘Office Space’ Is Favorite Workplace Movie, but ‘Nine to Five’ Is Aging Well, HR.BLR.com Poll Finds
1/26/2006
Human Resource managers now make better salary decisions with the reliable salary data on hundreds of jobs at HR.BLR.com
1/24/2006
HR.BLR.com has been named a finalist in the prestigious CODiE and is in the running to be named the website that best utilizes legislative, regulatory, legal, and other government information.
1/17/2006
HR.BLR.com Poll Finds Majority of Employers Not Ready for New USERRA Regs
12/20/2005
Under a recently enacted sexual harassment law, (GC Section 12950.1), California employers must provide two hours of sexual harassment training every two years to all supervisors. The training deadline is January 1, 2006.
12/13/2005
A follow-up poll by the Business & Legal Reports (BLR) website found that, when prospects do reject job offers, money, rather than such other factors as commuting or the nature of the work, is the usual reason.
12/6/2005
New hours of service regulations from the DOT have been in effect since October 2005. BLR’s new Hours of Service PowerPoint Training Kit provides practical training to insure that company drivers comply with the complex new regulations
1/4/2006
As the media focus on the threat of a pandemic flu outbreak, Safety.BLR.com says it's important to remember a more immediate threat: the common colds and flu outbreaks that affect millions of Americans each year and cost businesses billions of dollars.
12/28/2005
As EPA marks the 25th anniversary of Superfund, a majority of environmental professionals don't think it should be citizens' responsibility to pay for the Superfund program.
11/30/2005
The majority of HR managers say they will hold a holiday party according to a HR.BLR.com poll. The HR web site has produced a free white paper loaded with tips for avoiding problems at employer sponsored holiday parties
11/15/2005
Single Language Workplaces Going the Way of Drive-in Movie Theatres, according to Safety.BLR.com Survey
10/25/2005
New Book from Business & Legal Reports Inc. Shows Environmental Compliance Managers How to Make Their Case to Management
10/10/2005
A recent online poll at HR.BLR.com reveals that HR managers may not
11/2/2005
Illness & Injury and Training Tracking Just Got Easier with Safety.BLR.com’s new My Safety Manager Application
11/8/2005
HR.BLR.com survey finds the great hiring sins are still flourishing, as most human resource managers report they have been forced to hire someone against their wishes
9/27/2005
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has taken an unprecedented step: For the final four months of 2005, it has increased the optional standard mileage rate.
10/4/2005
Environmental managers in 28 states will soon be forced to drastically reduce their air pollutant emissions under EPA's new Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR).
9/21/2005
Safety.BLR.com, “Making Safety Training & Compliance Easier”, has been selected as "Best in Online Services" in Compliance Magazine’s Commitment to Worker Safety Award.
9/14/2005
Fifty-four percent of respondents said "no" when posed the question "Are you prepared for a natural disaster?"
8/30/2005
Just 3 percent of HR managers automatically disqualify job applicants who don’t answer when asked in advertisements or application forms to supply a “desired salary.”
7/26/2005
HR.BLR.com, State HR Answers and Tools - has been honored with a prestigious journalism award for its news coverage of the new Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) overtime regulations.
8/24/2005
BLR's best-selling human resource training product on CD has just been improved for greater interactivity, usability, and customization.
8/9/2005
Interactive OSHA training made easier with Business & Legal Reports Inc.’s newly improved training CD products
7/27/2005
Union organizing doesn’t worry most HR managers anymore, HR.BLR.com poll finds
8/18/2005
Forecasts are Showing Bigger Pay Raises Headed Your Way
3/29/2005
BLR’s New Human Resource Answer Site Uses “Revolutionary” Search Technology
6/1/2005
CheckPoint HR, LLC, a leading Administrative Service Organization (ASO), announces its selection of Business and Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR) to provide human resource and compliance services.
8/2/2005
In the midst of an active hurricane season and less than a year after the deadly tsunamis in Asia, a majority of EHS professionals feel that their facilities’ emergency planning is not ready to handle a natural disaster.
6/1/2005
CheckPoint HR, LLC, a leading Administrative Service Organization (ASO), announces its selection of Business and Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR)to provide human resource and compliance services.
6/1/2005
CheckPoint HR, LLC, a leading Administrative Service Organization (ASO), announces its selection of Business and Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR)to provide human resource and compliance services.
3/29/2005
BLR’s New Human Resource Answer Site Uses “Revolutionary” Search Technology
6/3/2005
Mike Losey, member of BLR's Board of Directors and former CEO of SHRM, has just published a new book on the future of human resource management.
7/26/2005
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7/21/2005
American employers provide lots of benefits to their workers, but helping them to cope with the rising cost of driving to work by encouraging telecommuting hasn’t been one of them, based on the results of an online poll at HR.BLR.com.
6/27/2005
Hiring managers indicate in HR.BLR.com poll that thank-you notes can have an impact.
6/14/2005
Safety.BLR.com survey reveals that organizations with active safety management programs get a positive payback from declining OSHA injury and illness rates and fewer worker compensation claims.
6/9/2005
A survey conducted at HR.BLR.com finds the nation’s human resource managers are finding it difficult to comply with military leave under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
6/7/2005
This isn’t supposed to happen when the news on the economic front is this good, file workers caught in unlikely triangle – high employment, improved productivity… but lower wages
5/26/2005
One-quarter of HR professionals say weight has played some role in their hiring decisions, an HR.BLR.com poll finds.
6/3/2005
Mike Losey, member of BLR's Board of Directors and former CEO of SHRM, has just published a new book on the future of human resource management.
3/29/2005
BLR’s New Human Resource Answer Site Uses “Revolutionary” Search Technology
6/1/2005
CheckPoint HR, LLC, a leading Administrative Service Organization (ASO), announces its selection of Business and Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR)to provide human resource and compliance services.
3/7/2005
Wal-Mart deserves the bad publicity it gets as an employer, say a majority of those participating in an online poll at HR.BLR.com, a website for human resources professionals.
5/12/2005
HR.BLR.com has just been completely revised to add powerful new navigation. Its new InstantHRAnswers™ tool gives instant answers to any HR question – state of federal. HR.BLR.com – State HR Answers and Tools Online
5/18/2005
Legal Counsel and Director of Engineering top Compensation.BLR.com 2005 salary survey
4/26/2005
No end to the confusion, even the new FLSA regulation bedevils employers.
4/20/2005
In this free conference two legal experts explain how to comply with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
5/31/2005
One-quarter of HR professionals say weight has played some role in their hiring decisions, an HR.BLR.com poll finds.
5/31/2005
A solid majority of environmental professionals in a recent online poll disagree with the Bush administration’s decision not to sign the Kyoto Protocol on global warming, Enviro.BLR.com poll finds.
4/13/2005
Three-quarters of HR professionals have had to confront employees about body odor, HR.BLR.com poll finds.
4/4/2005
Twenty percent of employers acknowledge being audited by the government for wage-and-hour violations.
3/29/2005
Enviro.BLR.com survey finds only half of environmental and safety managers regularly communicate the business value of their EHS activities.
3/23/2005
News reports that the nation's undocumented immigrant population surged to 10.3 million last year prompts HR.BLR.com to remind employers of the various—and often simple—steps they can take to comply with federal immigration law.
3/10/2005
With immigrants at 14 percent of the U.S. workforce, the new Spanish Resources Center at Safety.BLR.com helps employers deliver required OSHA training to Hispanic workers.
3/10/2005
Wal-Mart deserves the bad publicity it gets as an employer, say a majority of those participating in an online poll at HR.BLR.com, a website for human resources professionals.
2/28/2005
More than half the compensation professionals who participated in a Compensation.BLR.com poll said they’d open private Social Security accounts.
2/21/2005
When it comes to tongue-twisting acronyms and confusing regulations, it's hard to compete with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
2/22/2005
Employers shouldn’t be allowed to fire workers who smoke away from work, according to nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of those who participated in an online poll at Safety.BLR.com, a website that makes safety training and compliance easier.
2/8/2005
Longer tours are changing what employers pay Guard and Reserve members while they're away, Compensation.BLR.com reports
1/27/2005
HR.BLR.com poll finds half of employers expecting disappointment or even anger from their employees over 2005 raises.
1/28/2005
The benefits world is changing. Domestic partnership benefits are more common. Employee healthcare deductibles are rising. Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are more popular.
1/28/2005
It’s time again to do some required OSHA posting in your workplace, Safety.BLR.com reminds employers. OSHA’s 300A form, a summary of all 2004 workplace illnesses and injuries, must be posted between February 1 and April 30, 2005.
10/20/2003
Two out of three human resources professionals have found pornography on their employees' computers, and for a majority who've found such material it has happened more than once, according to an online poll conducted by HR.BLR.com.
7/29/2004
The workplace has grown at least somewhat safer from harassment over the past decade, according to more than 80 percent of the voters in an online poll conducted by HR.BLR.com, the leading website for human resources professionals.
1/17/2005
One-third of employers are working with their employees on tsunami relief, but just over one-half are doing nothing, according to an HR.BLR.com poll.
10/18/2004
More than one-third of the participants in an online poll at HR.BLR.com say the sudden shortage of flu vaccine has led their companies to cancel their flu shot programs this year.
1/14/2005
EPA is looking for high-profile cases that give its enforcement activities the greatest bang for the buck.
1/7/2005
If your company has not updated its job descriptions lately, it might be an unpleasant surprise to compare them with the actual work performed by employees today.
1/7/2005
The nation's agency responsible for enforcing workplace safety cited 109,125 violations last year, with 81,538 of those classified as "serious."
12/30/2004
What ever happened to competing claims that either overtime was being stolen from the American worker, or long-overdue simplifications of overtime regulations were needed to stave off foreign competition.
12/30/2004
With skeptical top brass faced with relentless costs and competitive pressures, is there any way to convince management that being a good corporate citizen is worth the cost?
12/14/2004
BLR launches 7-Minute Safety Trainer™ - Spanish Edition for fast and effective safety training
12/13/2004
BLR launches Managing Stress On and Off the Job Training Kit - the easy way to reduce employee stress levels
12/8/2004
BLR launches Easy Workplace Safety Plan - the easy way to write a corporate safety plan - the best defense against OSHA problems
10/18/2004
More than one-third of the participants in an online poll at HR.BLR.com say the sudden shortage of flu vaccine has led their companies to cancel their flu shot programs this year.
9/22/2004
The all-new BLR.com is problem-solving central for HR, compensation, and EHS managers.
9/1/2004
Safety.BLR.com has won the Compliance Magazine Commitment to Worker Safety Award in the category of Online Services.
8/4/2002
Employer Resource Institute Special Report, "Employer Response to Crisis and Emergency," wins 2002 Apex Award for excellence in the category, One-of-a-Kind Publications — Crisis & Emergency Communications
8/3/2004
Environmental Compliance in Your State and BLR's Environmental e-Lert have been honored with APEX 2003 Awards for Publication Excellence.
8/3/2004
Enviro.BLR.com has been named a finalist in the prestigious Codie Awards conducted by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).
8/3/2004
Safety.BLR.com has won the top award in the 2003 Online Publications Awards Competition.
2/6/2004
The name has changed, but the mission remains the same—providing HR professionals with quick, accurate, and plain-English answers to their compliance and policy questions.
7/28/2004
HR.BLR.com poll finds human resources professionals upbeat. But much remains to be done.
2/6/2004
The name has changed, but the mission remains the same-providing HR professionals with quick, accurate, and plain-English answers to their compliance and policy questions.
3/2/2004
After establishing itself as employers’ “go-to” resource for legal compliance with HR.BLR.com, Business and Legal Reports Inc. announces the launch of an equally invaluable site for employers: Compensation.BLR.com.
9/16/2003
More than one-third of human-resource professionals say so in latest HRnext/BLR poll.
8/15/2003
BLR is proud to announce the launch of Safety.BLR.com, a subscription website for safety professionals.
7/14/2003
Communications Concepts, Inc., has announced the winners of its 15th Annual Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX), and BLR has received an Award of Excellence for its Environmental Compliance in Your State online service.
7/11/2003
BLR received a 2003 Award for Publication Excellence (APEX) for its Best Practices in Compensation & Benefits newsletter.
7/10/2003
BLR's Environmental e-Lert has been honored with an APEX 2003 Grand Award -- one of only three Grand Award winners in the "For-Profit Newsletter" category.
7/8/2003
BLR introduces OSHA Accident Case Studies, a ready-to-use PowerPoint® training program that delivers critical safety information in a lively and easy-to-follow format.
7/8/2003
BLR Introduces Two New Booklets and PowerPoint® Training Program: Terrorism, Security, & Your Safety in the Workplace and Protecting Yourself from Infectious Disease in the Workplace
7/8/2003
Hazard Communication Total Training Resource provides training solutions for every level employee in your organization.
7/8/2003
Now you can have everything you need to conduct powerful safety training on one CD-ROM. Use as is or customize as needed for your facility.
6/10/2003
What caused Christie Todd Whitman’s sub-par performance as EPA administrator?
2/13/2003
Environmental Compliance in Your State (Enviro.BLR.com) – New online resource makes state environmental compliance management easier
1/8/2003
Wage and salary increases will average 3.6% to 4.5% in 2003 according to BLR’s annual survey. More than 850 employers responded to this year’s survey, which asked employers to estimate their pay budgets for merit and general increases.
12/17/2002
96 percent of environmental, health, and safety professionals back some ban on it.
11/11/2002
As we come to the close of another year, security remains a primary concern among facility managers and environmental experts, according to Business & Legal Reports, Inc.
11/4/2002
Job Stress: Are You Part of the Problem? BLR’s OSHA Compliance Advisor Offers Insights into Workplace Stress
10/4/2002
Business & Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR) introduces 7-Minute Safety Trainer Spanish Handouts.
10/4/2002
The booklets will help you train employees in proper emergency and evacuation procedures, and in how to avoid workplace discrimination.
7/23/2002
A comprehensive survey conducted by Business & Legal Reports shows that pay rates in the Northeast and Far West exceeded all other regions of the country.
7/1/2002
(BUSINESS WIRE)—March 25, 2002—The average health care costs continued to rise in 2001 according to Business & Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR).
7/1/2002
The action packed 2002 HR Forum, held May 9-12 aboard the cruise ship QE2, covered many practical and strategic issues of concern to the approximately 350 participating HR professionals.
6/4/2002
Training Headaches? It's no wonder, when environmental managers need to be familiar with a whole range of regulatory requirements for employee training.
6/3/2002
Warwick Publishing has announced the winners of its 2002 Dalton Pen Awards and Business & Legal Reports (BLR) won an Award of Merit in the category of “Electronic Communication—Web-Zines” for its HR e-Lert.
6/3/2002
maybe.... fix wrapping...