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SHRM Advocacy Alerts

The NY State Assembly may consider future legislation regulating the use of noncompete agreements. Your voice can help ensure a measured approach that protects employers and workers without stifling innovation.

Key Policy Areas

At SHRM, we are focused on six key policy areas that have a meaningful impact on the workplace.

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Support effective workforce development strategies

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Advance healthy work cultures and workplace equity

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Enact modern paid leave and workplace flexibility solutions

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Strengthen and improve the employer-based health care system

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Build a modern immigration system that fuels economic growth and protects U.S. workers

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Promote clear, balanced rules and guidance on governance issues

Together, We Have:

  • Secured assistance for SHRM affiliates with the expansion of the Paycheck Protection Program
  • Advocated for Modernized Health Savings Plans Rules through key changes in the CARES Act
  • Connected HR professionals and business leaders to lawmakers with over 1,600 unique interactions at the federal and state levels
  • Increased the ways employers can help students by advocating for the expansion of employer-provided education assistance to include student loan repayment
  • Protected the employer-employee relationship in California through important changes to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
  • Showcased powerful women’s voices through SHRM’s partnership with the National Foundation for Women Legislators to celebrate 100 years of the 19th Amendment
  • Paved the way for a permanent option for remote examination of documentation related to the Form I-9 that successfully modernizes the employment verification process without sacrificing safety or security.