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Advocacy & Legislative Resources

Policymakers rely on the voice of SHRM members to inform legislation from its inception and shape enduring policy to best address the needs of employees and employers. Here you will find useful resources that assist SHRM Advocacy to elevate the voice of HR.

SHRM’s Pledge to Elevate the Voice of HR

SHRM invites you to join our efforts to drive change in Washington and across the country by taking these five actions in 2023.

SHRM’s Disability Inclusion Pledge

SHRM, in collaboration with the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the U.S. Department of Labor and ABLE today, has launched the 2023 Disability Inclusion Pledge to give HR professionals and business executives the tools they need to build better workplaces for disabled workers.

SHRM’s Policy Priorities

Learn more about SHRM’s six core policy pillar areas. 


Through SHRM’s HR Votes platform, you can see if you’re registered, access polling information and more.

Top 5 Workplace Policy Issues for HR Professionals to Watch in 2024

This year, workplace challenges pose significant hurdles, ranging from the emerging complexities of AI regulation to enduring issues in inclusion, equity and diversity (IE&D), free speech, and Title VII compliance.

SHRM Advocacy Resources

Empower your advocacy efforts with our comprehensive suite of resources.

Workplace Policy Newsletters

Keep up with SHRM advocacy on laws and regulations that govern the workplace in this biweekly newsletter, delivered on Tuesday afternoons.

Subscribe to California HR and employment law news, delivered the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

Subscribe to receive summaries of legal decisions, legislative news and regulatory news, delivered weekly on Friday afternoons.

Government Affairs Webcasts

Throughout the year, SHRM Government Affairs hosts webcast programs about the latest congressional, regulatory and state workplace policy issues. These programs are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing, and closed captions are provided.