HR Policy Association’s advocacy efforts are rooted is its longstanding emphasis on capturing and effectively deploying the employer view in policy debates.
The Association's Future Workplace Policy Council, composed of members from every industry and size represented in the Association, exemplifies this practice. As workplace policy developments shift to match changing social, economic, and technological realities, the Council’s insights and guidance ensures that the Association remains ahead of the curve.
The Council is composed primarily of senior officials and counsel within HR Policy member companies who are directly responsible for employee/labor relations and/or workplace regulation matters, including CHROs, employment counsel, labor relations vice presidents and chief privacy officers and their key staff members.
Policy areas the Council directs its efforts on include:
- Paid leave
- Gender pay equity
- Data privacy
- Artificial intelligence
- Discrimination (EEOC, OFCCP)
- LGBTQ+ Rights
- Labor laws (NLRB, union organizing, employee voice)
- Scheduling Rights
- Joint employer/independent contractor
- Predispute arbitration agreements
- Pay equity legislation
The Council is led by an Advisory Board and several issue-specific task force groups to help focus on key issues of these areas. Membership is available to all HR Policy members at no cost.