HR Policy Association

Advancing the American Workforce Series

The profound changes experienced over the past five years are transforming the way the American workforce needs to be structured for long-term success. This series provides policymakers and business leaders with the perspectives of large employers and CHROs on the critical trends shaping the future of work, and policy recommendations to ensure the American workforce remains at the forefront of global excellence in the years to come.

Read the Reports

Read the individual reports of this multi-part series here. Additional reports will be added as they are published. (HRPA login required.)

Preserving the Responsible Use of Non-Compete Agreements

Policymakers should shift from full blanket bans to a middle-ground approach that protects both middle/low wage workers and employee mobility while enabling companies to safeguard American innovation and competitive advantage.

How Immigration Strengthens the American Workforce

Core strategies for our nation’s leaders seeking to create inclusive work cultures, foster business innovation, and drive competitive U.S. advantage.

Secure Futures: Rethinking Retirement Planning for Tomorrow’s Workforce

It is imperative that policymakers focus on three critical aspects of retirement readiness – affordability, adoption, and accessibility. It is in these three areas that federal policy can help – or hinder – employers’ ability to encourage retirement savings among their employees.

Leading the Charge: Innovation & the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Core strategies for our nation’s leaders seeking to promote American innovation using artificial intelligence while also safeguarding against the potential risks.

Pay Transparency & Equity: Integral Drivers of Long-Term Returns

The legislative landscape around pay equity in the United States is complex and constantly evolving, with well-intentioned current policy proposals that could have unintended consequences for the future of the U.S. workforce.