SHRM’s 2013 Public Policy Agenda Outlook Examines Issues Impacting the Workplace

Nov 29, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29, 2012 -- The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) previews the 2013 HR public policy agenda in Washington in a new publication Post-Election Outlook / HR Public Policy Issues for 2013.

The report from SHRM’s Government Affairs Department details public policy issues that will impact the workplace and outlines SHRM’s position on issues from health care reform to tax reform to immigration reform.

The outlook is available on SHRM Online at

In related videos,

  • Mike Aitken, SHRM’s vice president of government affairs, shares SHRM’s position on tax reform:
  • Lynn Shotwell, executive director of SHRM affiliate the American Council on International Personnel (ACIP), discusses immigration reform, including the STEM Jobs Act of 2012, which was scheduled for a vote Friday, Nov. 30, in the U.S. House of Representatives:

For more information on HR public policy issues or to schedule an interview, contact Kate Kennedy of SHRM Media Relations at 703-535-6260.

About the Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing about 260,000 members in more than 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.


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