Who We Are
HR Policy Association is the lead public policy organization of
chief human resource officers from large employers. The Association brings together
HR professionals at the highest level of corporations not simply to discuss changes
in public policy, but to lay out a vision and advocate for competitive workplace
initiatives that promote job growth and employment security.
- Membership: The HR Policy Association consists of over 350 of the largest
corporations doing business in the United States and globally. Collectively our
members employ more than 20 million employees worldwide and have a market capitalization
of more than $7.5 trillion.
- Impact: Senior corporate officers participate in the Association because
of their strong interest in impacting the direction of HR policy and practices.
Their objective is to work together to use the combined power of the membership
to act as a positive influence to improve public policy, the HR marketplace, and
the human resource profession.
- Uniqueness: There are literally hundreds of organizations representing various
segments of the human resource function. HR Policy Association focuses primarily
on the concerns of the most senior HR executive in Fortune 500 companies, and it
is these chief human resource officers who participate in the Association's activities
and drive its agenda.
- History: HR Policy Association has been operating for more than four decades,
coming together in 1968 to address the tumultuous labor and civil rights issues
that were sweeping the workplace at that time. It has remained together ever since,
continuing to tackle new problems and emerging issues affecting senior human resource
HR Policy is a non-profit organization formed under 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue
Code. Key practice areas include (but are not limited to): talent and workforce
development, healthcare, executive compensation, labor law and labor relations,
wage and hour issues, employment discrimination, immigration, mandated leave and